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AAA Hawaii: Local Prices Defy National Trends

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While many of the nation’s regions have experienced gas price increases of about 15 cents, including a national average increase of 17 cents, Hawaii gas prices remained relatively flat in most regions of the state during the last week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price for regular unleaded is $3.36 a gallon, which is up a penny from last Thursday and eight cents higher than a month ago.

In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular unleaded is $3.19, which is up a penny from a week ago, seven cents higher than last month, and 27 cents lower than the price on this date last year. The Hilo average gas price is $3.52, which is up a penny from last week, five cents higher than last month, and 21 cents less than on this date a year ago. 

In Kahului, the average price is $3.55, which is unchanged compared to last week, five cents higher than last month, and 28 cents lower than on this date a year ago. Lihue’s average price for regular is $3.66, which is unchanged for the third consecutive week, four cents higher than last month and 20 cents lower than a year ago today. 

“Many regions of the rest of the country are approaching pre-pandemic gas price levels, while Hawaii is seeing a more gradual increase,” said Liane Sumida, AAA Hawaii general manager.  “Internationally, oil prices are at their highest level since January 2020, but Hawaii’s gas price average remains 25 cents below last year at this time.”

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. 11:

HI WEGW chart Feb. 11 2021

 

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