AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch: Prices Bump Up

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Hawaii gas prices experienced small increases throughout the islands over the past week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price is $3.76 a gallon, which is two cents higher than last Thursday, four cents higher than a month ago and 71 cents more than a year ago, according to GasPrices.AAA.com

In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular is $3.61, which is one cent higher than last Thursday, one cent higher than on this date a month ago and 72 cents higher than last year at this time. The Hilo average price is $3.81, which is two cents higher than last Thursday, 10 cents more than on this date last month and 78 cents higher than on this date a year ago. 

In Kahului the average price is $4.08, which is four cents higher than last Thursday, six cents higher than on this date last month and 63 cents higher than on this date a year ago.  Lihue’s average price for regular is $3.89, which is three cents higher than last Thursday, three cents higher on this date last month and 58 cents more than a year ago. Wailuku’s average is $4.08, which is up four cents since last Thursday, six cents higher than a month ago and 60 cents higher than on this date a year ago.

“Some states in the western United States continued to see flat or price declines: California ($3.66), Washington, ($3.43), Alaska ($3.40), Nevada ($.3.24) and Arizona ($2.98),” said Liane Sumida, AAA Hawaii general manager. “Hawaii’s state average saw a small two-cent a gallon increase since last week.”

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 8 a.m. July 12:

 Area                   

Regular   

One Week Change    

Record Price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honolulu

$3.61

+1 cent

 

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilo

$3.81

+2 cents

 

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kahului

$4.08

+4 cents

 

$4.87   (4/10/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lihue

$3.89

+3 cents

 

$4.98   (5/7/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wailuku

$4.08

+4 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.  

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