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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, February 5, 2010

Hawaii manufacturing jobs down 3 percent in 2009

Advertiser Staff

The number of manufacturing jobs in Hawaiši declined by 754, or 3 percent, last year, according to a Manufacturersĺ News report.

The report said there were 1,196 manufacturers located in Hawaiši at the end of 2009 that employed 24,157 workers. Most of these, or 9,252, were employed by food product companies.