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March 17, 2017

Big Island Unemployment Rate at 3.4% in January

The unemployment rate for Hawai‘i County was 3.4% in January, up slightly from December 2016's 3.1% and down .4% from January 2016.
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February 08, 2017

Hawai‘i’s Economy Continues Expansion

By December 2016, unemployment rates of all the counties fell below 3%, except Hawai‘i County where the unemployment rate was slightly higher than others—3.1%.
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January 24, 2017

Hawaiʻi County Unemployment Rate 3.1% in December

Hawaiʻi County’s 3.1% unemployment rate for December was slightly lower than the 3.4% last month and lower than the 3.6% reported at the same time last year.
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December 16, 2016

Hawaiʻi Unemployment Rate 3%, Lowest since 2007

The State of Hawaiʻi’s 3% unemployment rate for November is the lowest rate since October 2007.
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November 19, 2016

Hawaiʻi Unemployment Rate 3.7% in October

Hawaiʻi County’s 3.7% unemployment rate for October remained the same as a month earlier, but lower than the and the 4.1% reported at the same time last year.
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October 13, 2016

Statewide Employment Projected to Expand by 5.6%

Education and Health Services, the state’s largest industry, will add the most number of jobs, picking up 12,170 jobs—almost 1/3 of the state's total increase.
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June 20, 2016

Hawai‘i County Unemployment Rate Down Slightly

The not-seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for Hawai‘i County for May 2016 was 3.9%, down from last month's 4% and down from last May's 4.4%.
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April 13, 2016

Hawai’i Employment Forecasted to Expand by 2.6 Percent

Growth will be led by the construction industry, according to the forecast, with a growth rate of 12.1 percent and the creation of 3,880 new jobs. Across all other industries, except natural resources and mining, growth is also anticipated.
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December 23, 2015

State Announces 26% Reduction in 2016 Unemployment Taxes

The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations today announced a 26% average drop in unemployment insurance contribution rates, resulting in employers paying $50 million less in taxes, or $100 less per employee on average for 2016.
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December 18, 2015

Hawai‘i Sees Lowest Unemployment Rate Since Jan. 2008

The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November was 3.2%, down from 3.3% in October.
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