Hawaii Has Lowest Unemployment Rate in the Nation-Multiple Jobs In Hawaii Remain Steady at 7.6 Percent for 2004


HONOLULU-The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations announced today that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December was 2.7 percent, a decline of 0.1 percentage point over November.

The U.S. seasonally adjusted unemployment rate also dipped over-the-month by the same amount, going from 5.0 percent in November to 4.9 percent in December. One year ago, Hawaii