AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch: Prices Tick Up

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Hawaii gas prices mostly increased throughout most of the islands, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price is $3.52 a gallon, which is one cent less than last Thursday, three cents higher than a month ago and 46 cents more than a year ago, according to GasPrices.AAA.com

In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular is $3.36, one cent higher since last Thursday, two cents higher than on this date a month ago and 46 cents higher than last year at this time. The Hilo average price is $3.54, which is two cents higher than last Thursday, three cents more than on this date last month and 50 cents higher than on this date a year ago. 

In Kahului the average price is $3.95, three cents higher than last Thursday, two cents higher than on this date last month and 45 cents higher than on this date a year ago.  Lihue’s average price for regular is $3.65, which is four cents higher than last Thursday, five cents higher than on this date last month and 33 cents more than a year ago. Wailuku’s average is $3.95, three cents higher than last Thursday, three cents higher than a month ago and 45 cents higher than on this date a year ago.

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. April 5:

 Area                   

Regular   

One Week Change    

Record Price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honolulu

$3.36

+1 cent

 

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilo

$3.54

+2 cents

 

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kahului

$3.95

+3 cents

 

$4.87   (4/10/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lihue

$3.65

+4 cents

 

$4.98   (5/7/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wailuku

$3.95

+3 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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