Local gasoline prices jumped again during the last week, reflecting increased oil prices, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price for regular unleaded is $3.36 a gallon, which is up five cents from last Thursday and 12 cents higher than a month ago.
In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular unleaded is $3.29, which is up six cents from a week ago, 11 cents higher than last month, and 15 cents lower than the price on this date last year. The Hilo average gas price is $3.61, which is up six cents from last week, 11 cents higher than last month, and 13 cents less than on this date a year ago.
In Kahului, the average price is $3.64, which is unchanged compared to last week, ten cents higher than last month, and 12 cents lower than on this date a year ago. Lihue’s average price for regular is $3.75, which is six cents higher than last week, 10 cents higher than last month and 12 cents lower than a year ago today.
“With two weeks of strong gas price increases, the state average is within 13 cents of where it was a year ago,” said Liane Sumida, AAA Hawaii general manager. “Still, the state average is 27 cents below the California average.”
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 6 a.m. Feb. 25: