Hawai‘i average gas price tops survey
LIHU‘E — In a result that should surprise no one who has ever filled up their gas tank on one of the Hawaiian Islands, the state of Hawai‘i continues to hold the dubious distinction of being the most expensive place in the country to fuel up
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Lately the cost of both WTI & Brent continues to drop substantially on the international market. This may be reflected ‘someday’ in our state prices for gas. However it remains unknown why Kauai is always about 50 cents higher than the other islands regardless of the price of crude. And even Kona, being further from the source on Oahu than we are, is at least 25 cents lower than Kauai. Why?
Can anything be done about it? Who regulates this? No one apparently as we continue to sit here decade after decade with this pricing anomaly.