AAA Weekend Gas Watch: Honolulu Below $3 A Gallon

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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 $3.09, the same as last week, five cents less than last month and $1.20 a gallon lower than a year ago.

 

Honolulu’s average gas price sits at $2.97, seven cents less than last week, eight cents lower from last month and $1.27 a gallon less than a year ago. In Hilo, the average gas price is $3.09 per gallon, unchanged from last week, three cents more than last month and $1.02 less than this time a year ago.  Wailuku’s average is $3.24, unchanged from last week, 11 cents higher than last month and $1.12 less on this date last year.  

 

“Around the country average gas prices continue to drop.  California remains the only other state with a gas price average higher than $3, with an average price of $3.13. Other states are in the $2 a gallon range like Alaska at $2.92, Nevada at $2.78, and Washington at $2.73,” said AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida. “Motorists can keep updated on gas prices around the country by visiting www.fuelgaugereport.aaa.com or by using the AAA mobile app,” she added. 

 

The average price of a gallon of gasoline as of April 9:    

 

Area                   

Regular   

One Week Change    

Record Price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honolulu

$2.97

-7 cents

 

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilo

$3.09

No Change

 

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wailuku

$3.24

 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.