AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch: Price Changes Stay Small

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Hawaii gas prices continue hovering at high levels as vacation season kicks into gear, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price is $3.72 a gallon, which is unchanged from last Thursday, five cents higher than a month ago and 66 cents more than a year ago, according to GasPrices.AAA.com

In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular is $3.59, which is unchanged for the second week in a row, six cents higher than on this date a month ago and 69 cents higher than last year at this time. The Hilo average price is $3.75, which is two cents higher than last Thursday, 11 cents more than on this date last month and 74 cents higher than on this date a year ago. 

In Kahului the average price is $4.03, which is one cent higher than last Thursday, four cents higher than on this date last month and 55 cents higher than on this date a year ago.  Lihue’s average price for regular is $3.87, which is one cent lower than last Thursday, seven cents higher than on this date last month and 58 cents more than a year ago. Wailuku’s average is $4.03, which is up one cent since last Thursday, four cents higher than a month ago and 52 cents higher than on this date a year ago.

“With some Hawaii motorists paying more than $4 a gallon for gasoline, it’s important to remember to slow down, avoid driving aggressively and combine errands to save fuel,” said Liane Sumida, AAA Hawaii general manager. 

AAA Hawaii reminds drivers that AAA continues to help travelers and the public with fuel information on GasPrices.AAA.com.  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 discounts, and book a hotel and access Roadside Assistance.

Prices as of 8 a.m. June 14:

 Area                   

Regular   

One Week Change    

Record Price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honolulu

$3.59

No Change

 

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilo

$3.75

+2 cents

 

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kahului

$4.03

+1 cent

 

$4.87   (4/10/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lihue

$3.87

-1 cent

 

$4.98   (5/7/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wailuku

$4.03

+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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