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Employers search for rare ‘diamonds’ in rough job market

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Hawaii Career Expo 2018 was held at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall on Wednesday. A line of applicants entered the exhibition hall dressed to impress with suits and ties.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Job applicant Jordan Spencer, left, talked to Cey Murakami at the Naval Facilities Engineering Command booth.

With the state sporting a February unemployment rate of 2.1 percent, the lowest in the country, more than 160 companies and organizations on Wednesday hoped to attract workers who are already employed to the Career Expo 2018 held at the Neal Blaisdell Center. Read more

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