Business Report: 6/20/18

Business Report: 6/20/18

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii's jobless rate rose one tenth last month to a seasonally adjusted 2.1%. Without adjustment every island saw an increase from May but none was higher than a year ago.

We told you Hawaiian Airlines is hiring customer service and ramp agents. The next job fair is tomorrow at the Kauai Beach Resort. The airline website has details. Kona job fair next week.

One of the hot neighborhoods this summer is… Kalihi. June house sales almost doubled; median price rose 15% to 875K. The average house found a buyer in 20 days. What makes Kalihi hot? Traffic's bad; Kalihi's close-in. But the most sales are still in Ewa. Which explains the traffic!

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