AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch: Prices Slip a Little More in Some Areas

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(HONOLULU, Oct. 24, 2013) – As the fall settles in, more gas price declines were reported throughout the state, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.  The Hawaii state average for regular unleaded is $4.12 per gallon, two cents less than last week, 28 cents less than last month and 29 cents less than on this day last year.

Honolulu’s average price dropped to $4.03 a gallon for regular unleaded – two cents less than last week, 15 cents less than last month and 30 cents less than a year ago. In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.10 per gallon, the same price as last Thursday, 19 cents less than last month and 34 cents less than this time a year ago.  Wailuku’s average is $4.35 a gallon, two cents lower than last week, 16 cents below last month and 20 cents less than the price last year.  

Top state averages around the country currently are:  Hawaii at $4.12, Alaska at $3.82, California at $3.76 and Connecticut at $3.67, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report. 

The average price of a gallon of gasoline as of Oct. 24:

Area                   

Regular

One Week Change

Record Price

Honolulu

$4.093

-2 cents

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

Hilo

$4.10

No Change

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

Wailuku

$4.35

-2 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 100,000 stations around the country.  Prices shown are combined averages of last card swipe of previous day. 

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