A recent report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has revealed that Hawai'i was one of 41 states across the nation to lose jobs. Non-farm jobs dropped from 625,600 in 2006 to 597,900 by November 2011. This represents a 4.4 percent reduction of number of jobs--significantly better than many states, such as North Dakota, with a loss of 12.7 percent. Nine states added jobs, including Texas and the District of Columbia. For more information, visit www.bls.gov.