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Less than half of isle youth work

A smaller share of young Americans have jobs than at any time since World War II, a study reveals

By Mary Vorsino

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 03, 2012

~~<p>Hawaii teens and young adults are in the workforce at far lower rates than a decade ago, according to a state-by-state report on youth employment released today.</p>
<p>Some 48 percent of Hawaii youth ages 16 to 24 were employed in 2011, down 11 percentage points from 2000, the Annie E. Casey Foundation &quot;Youth and Work&quot; study found.</p>
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Hawaii teens and young adults are in the workforce at far lower rates than a decade ago, according to a state-by-state report on youth employment released today.

Some 48 percent of Hawaii youth ages 16 to 24 were employed in 2011, down 11 percentage points from 2000, the Annie E. Casey Foundation "Youth and Work" study found. Login for more...



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