5. The long term trend shows increasing use of imported fossil fuels.

Air Transportation
Ground/Marine Transportation
Direct On-site Fuel Use
Electrical Power
Total Historical Fuel Use by Sector
Hawaii State, All Fuels, Trillions of BTU (1960 - 2013)

Except for slightly decreasing fuel consumption in the air transportation sector, the long term trend shows increasing fuel use in Hawaii. The recent dramatic declines in fuel use starting in 2008 are primarily due to marked increases in oil prices and Hawaii’s economic recession.

Chart last updated: 8/9/16