1. Hawaii remains predominantly dependent on imported fossil fuels, primarily oil.

Petroleum Fuels
- Coal
- Renewable Sources
Total Historical Energy Sources
Hawaii State, Trillions of BTU (1999 - 2012)

Almost 90% of the energy used in Hawaii is from imported petroleum.

The amount and proportion of Hawaii's energy supplied by renewable sources is growing but Hawaii remains predominantly dependent on imported petroleum fuels. Hawaii is therefore vulnerable to the costs of volatile and increasing world oil prices.

Hawaii's extensive total fossil fuel use (including coal) also contributes to greenhouse gas emissions.