Hawaii gas prices dropped in most areas over the last week just as travel is projected in record numbers over the upcoming holiday weekend, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. The average regular unleaded gas price for Hawaii is $4.76, which is two cents lower than last week. The average national price is $3.57, which is three cents higher than last Thursday.
In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular unleaded is $4.65, which is three cents lower than last week and last month, and 64 cents lower than the price on this date last year. The Hilo average gas price is $4.78, which is two cents lower than last week, one cent higher than last month, and 68 cents lower than on this date a year ago.
In Kahului, the average price of $4.84 is one cent lower than last week, one cent lower than last month and 72 cents lower than a year ago. Lihue’s average price for regular is $5.24, which is the same as last week, one cent higher than last month, and 52 cents lower than a year ago.
“AAA Hawaii projects a busy Memorial Day weekend on the road and at the airports,” said Liane Sumida, AAA Hawaii general manager. “For travelers who will drive, we recommend using a free tool like the free AAA Mobile app to find the least expensive gas along the way.”
AAA members can take advantage of discounted gas prices at participating Shell gas stations by joining the Shell Fuel Rewards® program.
Prices as of 6 a.m., May 25: