Maui County ranked a bit higher than the state unemployment average at 4.1%, with individual Maui County Islands weighing in at a wide range of rates. Molokaʻi was at the top of the county’s unemployment rate at 7.7%. Maui Island was next highest at 4.1%, followed by Lānaʻi at 3.8%.
There are currently 85 vacancies statewide due in part to attrition and promotions within the department. Here on Maui, 19 individuals participated in a basic corrections training class that started last week.