HAWAII'S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 6.6 PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER
Jobs increased by 65,600 over-the-year
News Release from DBEDT, Oct 21, 2021
HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September was 6.6 percent compared to 7.0 percent in August.
Statewide, 603,850 were employed and 43,000 unemployed in September for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 646,850.
Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.8 percent in September, down from 5.2 percent in August….
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SA: Hawaii’s unemployment rate sinks to 18-month low of 6.6%