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Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 6.3 Percent in October
DBEDT today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was 6.3 percent compared to 6.6 percent in September.
Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 6.3 Percent in October
Global Entrepreneurship Week Proclaimed for the State
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — For the first time, all four counties across the State of Hawaii are collaborating to bring Global Entrepreneurship Week to entrepreneurs and businesses statewide.
Global Entrepreneurship Week Proclaimed for the State
The Diesel Replacement Rebate Program Opens
Hawaii State Energy Office — Public and private organizations looking to replace medium- and heavy-duty diesel vehicles with clean, zero-emission battery electric vehicles are invited to apply for a rebate that could fund up to 45 percent of the cost through the Diesel Replacement Rebate Program.
The Diesel Replacement Rebate Program Opens
Visitor Spending for September 2021 Declined 15.4 Percent from Pre-Pandemic September 2019
According to preliminary visitor statistics released by DBEDT, total spending by visitors who came to the islands in September 2021 was $1.05 billion.
Visitor Spending for September 2021 Declined 15.4 Percent from Pre-Pandemic September 2019
Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 6.6 Percent in September
DBEDT today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September was 6.6 percent compared to 7.0 percent in August.
Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 6.6 Percent in September
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