AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch: More Cities Added

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Hawaii gas prices ticked up slightly in larger areas of the state over the past week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price is $3.32, two cents more than last Thursday, three cents higher than a month ago and 26 cents more than a year ago, according to GasPrices.AAA.com

In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular is $3.15, two cents higher than last Thursday, three cents higher on this date a month ago and 22 cents higher than last year at this time. The Hilo average price is $3.34, which is seven cents higher from last Thursday, 10 cents more than on this date last month and 31 cents higher than on this date a year ago. 

New to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch, in Kahului the average price is $3.78, two cents higher than last Thursday, two cents higher than on this date last month and 34 cents higher than on this date a year ago.  Also new to the weekly gas watch, Lihue’s (Kauai) average price for regular is $3.56, which is three cents higher than last Thursday, four cents higher than on this date last month and 25 cents more than a year ago. Wailuku’s average is $3.78, a penny higher than last Thursday, one cent higher than a month ago and 34 cents higher than on this date a year ago.

Motorists can download the free AAA Mobile app to virtually shop around the for the lowest gas price near them while planning their trips.  The AAA Mobile 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. Jan. 18:

 

 Area                   

Regular   

One Week Change    

Record Price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honolulu

$3.15

+2 cents

 

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilo

$3.34

+7 cents

 

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kahului

$3.56

+3 cents

 

$4.87   (4/10/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lihue

$3.56

+3 cents

 

$4.98   (5/7/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wailuku

$3.78

+1 cent

 

 $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.  

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