Hawaii’s unemployment rate remains highest in the nation

Hawaii’s unemployment rate remains highest in the nation
Hawaii has one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation.

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii’s unemployment rate remained the highest in the nation in December, narrowly topping Nevada.

The state’s unemployment rate stood at 9.3% in December.

Nevada came in second in the nation, at 9.2%, while the nation’s unemployment rate was 6.7%.

Hawaii and Nevada are among eight states with unemployment rates above 8%, including New York and California. Nebraska and South Dakota had the nation’s lowest unemployment rates, at 3%.

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