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Hawaii’s unemployment rate dropped in September, but remains above national average

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Published: Oct. 22, 2021 at 3:47 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii’s unemployment rate continued to decline in September, but remains higher than the national average.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics put the unemployment rate last month at 6.6%.

That’s down from 7% in August and 14.8% in September 2020.

But it is still higher than the national average of 4.8%.

California and Nevada had the highest unemployment rates in September, at 7.5%.

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