AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch: Prices Mixed

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Hawaii gas prices experienced small increases and declines throughout the islands over the past week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price is $3.74 a gallon, which is the same price as last Thursday, three cents higher than a month ago and 69 cents more than a year ago, according to GasPrices.AAA.com

In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular is $3.60, which is unchanged since last Thursday, one cent higher than on this date a month ago and 71 cents higher than last year at this time. The Hilo average price is $3.79, which is one cent higher than last Thursday, eight cents more than on this date last month and 77 cents higher than on this date a year ago. 

In Kahului the average price is $4.04, which is four cents lower than last Thursday, three cents lower than on this date last month and 53 cents higher than on this date a year ago.  Lihue’s average price for regular is $3.86, which is two cents lower than last Thursday, the same price on this date last month and 53 cents more than a year ago. Wailuku’s average is $4.04, which is down four cents since last Thursday, three cents higher than a month ago and 53 cents higher than on this date a year ago.

“Motorists in the western United States are seeing the most expensive pump prices in the country: Hawaii ($3.73), California ($3.66), Washington, ($3.43), Alaska ($3.40), Oregon ($3.31), Nevada ($.3.24) and Arizona ($3.01),” said Liane Sumida, AAA Hawaii general manager. “However, the majority of prices in the region have declined since last week, with Arizona, Nevada and Oregon seeing the largest decreases at two cents each.”

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 5:

 Area                   

Regular   

One Week Change    

Record Price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honolulu

$3.60

No Change

 

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilo

$3.79

+1 cent

 

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kahului

$4.04

-4 cents

 

$4.87   (4/10/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lihue

$3.86

-2 cents

 

$4.98   (5/7/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wailuku

$4.04

-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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