|Electricity Cost||Typical Monthly Bill|
|Island of Oahu||33.5¢ / kWh||$209.82|
|National Average||11.5¢ / kWh||$67.10|
Compared to the rest of the country, energy rates in Hawaii can be 2x, 3x, or even higher. Source: based on “effective rate summaries” released by Hawaiian Electric Company, September 2012 and typical Hawaii residential customer kwh use per month (600); National Average Source: Hawaii Energy.