U.S. drivers have never paid so much for gasoline, according to news reports.

The price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas on Tuesday stood at $4.17, according to AAA. The previous record was $4.11 in July 2008.

In Hawaii, a gallon of regular averaged $4.71, also a record. Just a year ago the price was $3.49.

The average price in Honolulu was $4.61, $4.75 in Hilo, $4.87 in Kahului and Wailuku, and $4.94 in Lihue.

The record-high costs are attributed in part to the Russian war in Ukraine, now nearing its third week.

On Tuesday, President Biden announced a U.S. ban on Russian oil and gas imports.

“The decision today is not without cost here at home,” Biden said.

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