AAA Hawaii: Statewide Average Still Steady

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Gas price averages continued to remain mostly stable throughout the islands, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price is $3.06, which is the same price as last Thursday, the same price on this date a month ago, and 34 cents higher than on this date a year ago, according to GasPrices.AAA.com

 

In Honolulu, today’s average price is $2.90, which is the same price as last Thursday, one cent  lower than on this date last month and 38 cents higher than last year.  The Hilo average price is $3.04, which is the same price as last Thursday, the same price on this date last month and 27 cents higher than on this date a year ago.  Wailuku’s average is $3.49, which is three cents lower than last Thursday, one cent lower than on this date a month ago, and 30 cents higher than on this date a year ago.

 

“Drivers on the West Coast saw declines on the week, except in Arizona where prices increased,” according to AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida. “Six states in the region earned a spot on the top 10 weekly list of the most expensive markets” California, $3.07, Hawaii, $3.06, Alaska, $2.90, Washington, $2.85, Nevada, $2.72 and Oregon, $2.70.”  

 

Motorists can find current prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android, available at AAA.com/mobile. The app also can be used by AAA members to map a trip, find discounts, book a AAA-rated hotel and access AAA roadside assistance. AAA Hawaii reminds drivers that AAA continues to help travelers and the public with fuel information on GasPrices.AAA.com.

 

Prices as of 8 a.m. June 8:

 

 Area                   

Regular   

One Week Change    

Record Price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honolulu

$2.90

No Change

 

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilo

$3.04

No Change

 

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wailuku

$3.49

-3 cents

 

 $4.98   (5/9/2011)

 

 

AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch is a weekly snapshot of gas prices.  Price comparisons are offered as a community service.  Prices are derived from fleet vehicle credit card transactions at more than 120,000 stations around the country.  Prices shown are combined averages updated three times daily.