AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch: Prices Stable

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Editor’s note:  The Weekend Gas Watch is being published today due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

 

On the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday, gas prices stayed fairly stable throughout most of the islands for the past week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price is $3.24, up one cent from last Wednesday, 14 cents higher than a month ago and 38 cents more than a year ago, according to GasPrices.AAA.com

 

In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular is $3.08, up one cent from last Wednesday, 15 cents higher than a month ago and 35 cents higher than last year. The Hilo average price is $3.21, which is unchanged from last Wednesday, 11 cents more than on this date last month and 41 cents higher on this date a year ago.  Wailuku’s average is $3.68, down one cent compared to last Wednesday, 16 cents higher than a month ago and 38 cents higher than on this date a year ago.

 

“Nearly 46 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles away from their home by car this holiday. Many will be thankful to see gas prices trending cheaper in cities across the country,” said AAA Hawaii General Manger Liane Sumida.  “Hawaii is welcoming more travelers since Honolulu and Maui are highlighted as the number four destination on AAA’s nationwide list of top 10 Thanksgiving travel spots,” she added.

 

Thanksgiving travelers 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. Nov. 22:

 

 Area                   

Regular   

One Week Change    

Record Price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honolulu

$3.08

+1 cent

 

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilo

$3.21

No Change

 

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wailuku

$3.68

-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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