Hawaii Employment Analysis

( Data Date : August 2017 )

Hawaii Employment Data

Hawaii, the 50th state to join the United States, conjures up images of beaches and luaus. Indeed, the State’s beautiful landscape and island setting attracts over 8 million visitors per year. According to the Hawaii Tourism Authority, “tourism is the single source of private capital into Hawaii economy and significant export for the U.S. economy.”


State/Metropolitan Employment Data:

Hawaii Unemployment Rate Trends (% change)

  • Compared to national rates, Hawaii unemployment rate in August 2017 was lower by 2% than the U.S. rate of 4.4%.

  • Employment information is based on data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

    Graphs and charts are based on monthly data from 2000 to present (BLS reports monthly data a month to six weeks after the close of each month).

    The data MuniNet Guide uses and presents is seasonally adjusted.