Public Utilities Commission Warns Gas Caps May Hurt the State-Hawaii is the First State in the Nation to Implement Gas Caps; Law, Which Caps the Wholesale Price of Gasoline, Goes Into Effect Sept. 1; Governor Has the Power to Stop Law’s Implementation, But So Far Has Refused


Gasoline supply shortages, one of the state’s two oil refinery closing, wholesale marketers ceasing operations; smaller, remote gasoline stations running out of gasoline, businesses wary of investing in Hawaii — these are just a few of the predictions the state’s Public Utilities Commission are making about the impact of the state