Hawaii’s unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest point since the recession.

The Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.7 percent, down from 4 percent in June.

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Department of Labor & Industrial Relations

The last time Hawaii’s unemployment rate was that low was in April 2008 when it was at 3.6 percent. Statewide, 648,050 people were employed while, 24,750 were unemployed in July.

Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.3 percent in July, the same as in June.

unemployment rates

Department of Labor & Industrial Relations

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