The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Island of Maui Sees Highest Prices at Pump

March 17, 2008

WAILUKU, Hawaii --- The island of Maui is about to become the first area in the U.S. to average $4 for a gallon of regular gasoline, the Los Angeles Times reported.

On Friday, March 14, the average price in Wailuku reached $3.943 --- the highest in AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge report.

Most nationwide gasoline price surveys exclude Hawaii, giving the impression that California's Bay Area has the highest prices at the pump. But residents of Maui know otherwise.

At several stations on Friday, regular gasoline was just a cent shy of $4. In the coastal town of Hana, the price was about $4.40 a gallon.

The price hike is making life in paradise considerably more difficult for many of its residents. "It has a big effect because our housing is high, our food is high and the gas prices just make it worse," Wailuku resident Janet Carone told the L.A. Times.

Twitter Facebook Google+


Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Sponsored by

AAA is the well-known and more commonly used acronym for the American Automobile Association, a federation of independently operated motor clubs throughout North America. AAA provides services to its members such as travel, automotive, insurance, financial, and discounts. Its national headquarters are in Heathrow, Florida.

Read more

Fuel Saving Strategies Survey

View our 2008 survey to benchmark your fleet's fuel and green strategies with other fleets.

Fuel Calculator

A managed fuel program can help you save time and money and gain control over the way you fuel your vehicles. Determine your potential savings by using our fuel calculator.
Launch Fuel Calculator 

Fuel Prices

U.S. Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Prices.

Launch Fuel Prices 

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher