The gas cap has a baseline price that is the same throughout Hawaii, but the total wholesale price varies depending on seven zones, reflecting the differing costs of delivery to various locations throughout the state.
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On May 5, 2006, Gov. Linda Lingle (in office, 2002-2010) signed a bill suspending the gas cap law. The bill allows Hawaii's governor to reinstate the gas cap law at any time. The suspension of the law is expected to increase profits for oil companies but the impact on gasoline prices is uncertain.