Honolulu employment 2015 news facts

April 8, 2015

Employment in Honolulu remains below its pre-recession peak in 2007 despite the employment growth over the last five years. The current unemployment rate is 8 % higher today. Economists, including the Congressional Budget Office, predict that it will stay above 8% at least in the next years to come. Here is an overview of employment trends in Honolulu. 8.4 million jobs were lost in the recession period. The city has…