Following the Memorial Day weekend, gas prices for the state rose no more than two cents or paused in most regions, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.
Today’s statewide average price for regular unleaded is $3.94 a gallon, which is up a penny from last Thursday, 16 cents higher than a month ago, and 75 cents higher than the average last year on the same date.
In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular unleaded is $3.87, which is up two cents from a week ago, 16 cents higher than last month, and 86 cents higher than the price on this date last year. The Hilo average gas price is $4.00, which is unchanged for two weeks, nine cents higher than last month, and 54 cents higher than on this date a year ago.
In Kahului, the average price is $3.94, which is up two cents compared to last week, 20 cents higher than last month, and 60 cents higher than on this date a year ago. Lihue’s average price for regular is $4.12, which is unchanged from last week, 15 cents higher than last month and 60 cents higher than a year ago today.
“While state price averages remain at levels not seen since November 2014, we saw a slowdown or a pause in the rate of increase in all regions,” said Liane Sumida, AAA Hawaii general manager. “We’ll see in the next couple of weeks if this is part of a trend or a pause.”
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Prices as of 6 a.m. June 3: