Fuel Prices Inch Up Again

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Hawaii gas price averages increased slightly throughout most of the islands this past week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.  The $4.05 state average is two cents more than last Thursday, four cents more than last month and 25 cents less than on this day last year.

 

Honolulu’s average price is $3.95 a gallon for regular unleaded – a penny more than last week, a nickel more than last month and 28 cents less than a year ago. In Hilo, the average gas price is $3.95 per gallon, four cents less than last week, two cents less than last month and 35 cents less than this time a year ago.  Wailuku’s average is $4.25 a gallon, one cent more than last Thursday, two cents more than last month and 11 cents less on this day last year.  

 

“Average fuel prices in several states increased by about 5-10 cents a gallon from the previous week and current prices are:  Alaska at $3.72 a gallon for unleaded, California at $3.74, South Carolina at $3.13 and Montana is enjoying the lowest state average at $3.11 a gallon,” said AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida.

 

The average price of a gallon of gasoline as of Feb. 20:    

 

Area                   

Regular

One Week Change

Record Price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honolulu

$3.95

+1 cent

 

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilo

$3.95

-4 cents

 

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wailuku

$4.25

+1 cent

 

 $4.98   (5/9/2011)