Average gas prices around the state moved a penny up or down over the past week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price for regular unleaded is $3.24 a gallon, one cent higher compared to last week, up two cents from last month and down 41 cents from a year ago at this time, according to GasPrices.AAA.com.
In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular unleaded stands at $3.06 per gallon, which is one cent higher than last week, one cent lower than a month ago and 48 cents lower than the price on this date last year. The Hilo average gas price is $3.48, which a penny lower than last week, two cents more than a month ago and 29 cents lower than on this date a year ago.
In Kahului, the average price is $3.49, which is up one cent from last week and last month, and 35 cents lower than on this date a year ago. Lihue’s average price for regular is $3.59, which is one cent lower than last Thursday, a penny higher than last month and 24 cents lower than a year ago today.
“Gasoline prices in the state have been very stable throughout the pandemic, moving only a penny or two in either direction for weeks,” said Liane Sumida, AAA Hawaii general manager. “We expect this trend line to continue until demand increases.”
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 6 a.m. Aug. 27: