Kauai jobless rate declines

HONOLULU — The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations on Thursday said the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April was 2.8%, the same as in March.

Statewide, 651,450 were employed and 19,000 unemployed in April for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 670,450. Kauai’s jobless rate for April was 2.9%, down slightly from 3% in March but up from 2% in April 2018.


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