AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch: Prices Hovering

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Hawaii gas prices continued the pace of the last few weeks - decreasing slightly in some areas while increasing slightly in others, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price is $3.77 a gallon, which is one cent lower than last Thursday, two cents higher than a month ago and 67 cents more than a year ago, according to GasPrices.AAA.com

In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular is $3.63, which is unchanged since last Thursday, one cent higher than on this date a month ago and 68 cents higher than on this date last year. The Hilo average price is $3.86, which is one cent lower than last Thursday, four cents more than on this date last month and 75 cents higher than on this date a year ago. 

In Kahului, the average price is $4.06, which is one cent lower than last Thursday, the same price on this date last month and 53 cents higher than on this date a year ago.  Lihue’s average price for regular is $3.98, which is one cent higher than last Thursday, two cents higher on this date last month and 62 cents more than a year ago. Wailuku’s average is $4.06, which is one cent lower than last Thursday, and is the same price on this date a month ago and 54 cents higher than on this date a year ago.

“Last week’s Energy Information Administration report showed West Coast gasoline supplies sit at 28.3 million barrels, which is 2 million barrels higher than the same week last year,” said Liane Sumida, AAA Hawaii general manager. “Retail prices locally remain relatively flat compared to last week, moistly one-cent price declines or flat throughout most of the islands.”

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. Sept. 13:

 Area                   

Regular   

One Week Change    

Record Price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honolulu

$3.63

 No change

 

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilo

$3.86

 -1 cent  

 

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kahului

$4.06

 -1 cent

 

$4.87   (4/10/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lihue

$3.98

 +1 cent

 

$4.98   (5/7/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wailuku

$4.06

 -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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