The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June declined to 4.6 percent from 4.7 percent in May, according to the Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.
Officials say the last time the unemployment rate was 4.6 percent was in Sept. 2008.
Statewide, there were 617,250 employed and 29,700 unemployed in June, for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 646,950.
Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.6 percent in June, unchanged from May.
The first runner to cross the finish line of the 2013 Honolulu Marathon was Gilbert Chepkwony who finished in 2:18:47.
Dry weather conditions made for a great day as thousands of runners participated in the 41st Annual Honolulu Marathon. Those who ran inspired others to participate next year-- while those who cheered from the sidelines helped motivate them to keep running.
It's the holiday season and that means parties, fun and for some, drinking. However, police are on the lookout for drunk drivers. One family offered a reminder on Sunday, why it's important to not drink and drive.