Gas prices averages in the Aloha State moved a bit lower in recent days, while the national average increased three cents over the last week according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. The average regular unleaded gas price for Hawaii is $4.70, which is two cents lower than last week. The average national price is $3.56, which is three cents higher than last Thursday.
In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular unleaded is $4.58 which is three cents lower than last week, six cents lower than last month, and 93 cents lower than the price on this date last year. The Hilo average gas price is $4.76, which is the same as last week, one cent lower than last month, and 87 cents lower than on this date a year ago.
In Kahului, the average price of $4.81 is one cent lower than last week, one cent higher than last month, and 94 cents lower than a year ago. Lihue’s average price for regular is $5.20, which is one cent lower than last week, three cents lower than last month, and 65 cents lower than a year ago.
“Despite a strong summer travel season, gas prices in the state are slightly down and are expected to remain stable for the next few months,” said Liane Sumida, AAA Hawaii general manager. “We still encourage consumers to aggressively shop around for the lowest gas price using a tool like the free AAA Mobile app.”
AAA members can take advantage of discounted gas prices at participating Shell gas stations by joining the Shell Fuel Rewards® program.