AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch: State Average 30 Cents Less Than Last Year

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Another week and more fuel price drops to report throughout the state, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. The Hawaii state average for regular unleaded is

$4.14 per gallon, four cents less than last week, 17 cents less than last month and 30 cents less than on this day last year.

Honolulu’s average price dropped to $4.05 a gallon for regular unleaded – four cents less than last week, 14 cents less than last month and 32 cents less than a year ago. In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.10 per gallon, nine cents lower than last week, 19 cents less than last month and 32 cents less than this time a year ago. Wailuku’s average is $4.37 a gallon, one cent lower than last week, 18 cents below last month and 18 cents less than the price last year.

Top state averages around the country currently are: Hawaii at $4.14, Alaska at $3.87, California at $3.79 and Connecticut at $3.69, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report.

The average price of a gallon of gasoline as of Oct. 17:

Area   Regular One Week  Change

Record Price

 

Honolulu

$4.095

-4 cents

$4.48

(5/8/2011)

Hilo

$4.10

-9 cents

$4.76

(4/22/2012)

Wailuku

$4.37

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