AAA Hawaii: Gas Prices Stable For Holiday Weekend

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Editors Note: Due to the holiday, Weekend Gas Watch is being published today.

Thanksgiving weekend gas prices are remaining steady for residents and incoming Thanksgiving holiday tourists, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price is $3.66 a gallon, which is the same as last week, also the same as a month ago and eight cents lower than on this date a year ago, according to GasPrices.AAA.com

In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular is $3.54, which is the same as last week, one cent higher than a month ago and seven cents lower than on this date last year. The Hilo average price is $3.77, which is unchanged from a week ago, two cents lower than on this date last month and one cent lower than on this date a year ago. 

In Kahului, the average price is $3.83, which is the same as last Thursday, also the same as a month ago and 21 cents lower than on this date a year ago.  Lihue’s average price for regular is $3.87, which is one cent higher than last Thursday, unchanged from last month and eight cents lower than a year ago today. 

“AAA expects 55 million Thanksgiving holiday travelers this weekend, with Oahu and Maui among their top 10 destinations,” said Liane Sumida, AAA Hawaii general manager. “We expect some extra congestion on roadways throughout the state due to the holiday, and AAA is urging drivers to eliminate distractions and never to drive impaired.” 

Motorists can find current gas prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. The app can also be used to map a route, find AAA discounts, book a hotel and access AAA Roadside Assistance. Learn more at AAA.com/Mobile. 

Prices as of 8 a.m. Nov. 27:

 Area                   

Regular   

   

One Week Change    

Record Price

 
                 

Honolulu

$3.54

   

  No change

 

$4.48   (5/8/2011)

 
               

Hilo

$3.77

   

  No change 

 

$4.76   (4/22/2012)

 
               

Kahului

$3.83

   

  No change

 

$4.87   (4/10/2012)

 
               

Lihue

$3.87

   

  +1 cent

 

$4.98   (5/7/2011)

 
               
                 

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