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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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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 23, 2016

Hawai‘i County Unemployment Rate 3.7% in September

Hawai‘i County’s 3.7% unemployment rate for September was down slightly from the 4.1% reported a month earlier, and down from the 4.3% 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 15, 2016

DLIR: Big Island Unemployment Rises Slightly in March

Hawai’i’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held at 3.1 percent in March, the same as reported in February and down from 3.2 percent in January.
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March 11, 2016

Big Island Unemployment Number Rises Slightly

Hawai’i’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped by a tenth of a percent in January to 3.2 percent from the revised adjusted employment rate of 3.3 percent in December.
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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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October 08, 2013

ANALYSIS: Pay in Hawai`i, By the Numbers

We examine which jobs win and lose in Hawai`i, as well as surprisingly obscure occupations that pay well.
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July 18, 2013

State’s Unemployment Rate Fell to 4.6% in June

In June, Hawaii’s statewide unemployment rate reached its lowest level since September 2008. However, the Big Island’s unemployment increased by 1%, up to 7.5%.
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June 21, 2013

Biz Wrap: Lex Brodies Opens Fast Lube Store

Lex Brodies opens its first Fast Lube store on the Big Island, while Hilo Coffee Mill wins a TripAdvisor award.
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June 20, 2013

Statewide Unemployment Dropped to 4.7% Last Month

State officials announced today that Hawaii’s unemployment rate has dropped to 4.7%, nearly 3% lower than the national average.
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