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AAA Weekend Gas Watch: Hawaii Prices Steady

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Hawaii average gas price averages saw small price declines in some areas during the past week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.  The current Hawaii state average for a gallon of regular is $3.06, two cents less than last week, nine cents less than last month and $1.28 a gallon lower than a year ago.


Honolulu’s average gas price sits at $2.94, unchanged from last Thursday, 11 cents lower from last month and $1.36 a gallon less than a year ago. In Hilo, the average gas price is $3.06 per gallon, three cents less than last week, eight cents less than last month and $1.12 less than this time a year ago.  Wailuku’s average is $3.23, unchanged from last Thursday, the same price on this date last month and $1.18 less on this date last year.  


“A snapshot around the country shows average gas prices range from $2 to $3 a gallon.  California and Alaska are currently the only states with a gas price average higher than $3 -- with the Golden State at $3.19 a gallon and Alaska at $3.02. Other states are in the $2 a gallon range like Alabama at $2.29, Nevada at $2.84, and Washington at $2.76,” said AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida. “Motorists can visit or use the AAA mobile app for the latest gas price information,” she added. 


The average price of a gallon of gasoline as of April 23:    




   One Week Change   

   Record Price











   No Change


   $4.48   (5/8/2011)










   -3 cents


   $4.76   (4/22/2012)










   No Change


   $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 of last card swipe of previous day.  

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