Fuel Prices Slide Again

Weekly Fuel Prices Report

Gas prices dropped throughout the state in the last week going into a time of year that typically brings lower fuel demand, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.  The Hawaii state average for regular unleaded is $4.28 per gallon, two cents less than last week, four cents less than last month and 13 cents less than on this day last year.

Honolulu’s average price dropped to $4.17 a gallon for regular unleaded – two cents less than last week, six cents less than last month and 20 cents less than a year ago. In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.26 per gallon, three cents lower than last week, also the same price as last month and 12 cents less than this time a year ago.  Wailuku’s average is $4.49 a gallon, four cents lower than last week, six cents below last month and two cents more than the price last year.  

The average price of a gallon of gasoline as of Sept. 26:

Area

Regular

One Week Change

Record Price

Honolulu

$4.17

-2 cents

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

Hilo

$4.26

-3 cents

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

Wailuku

$4.49

-4 cents

 $4.98   (5/9/2011)

AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch is a weekly snapshot of gas prices.  Price comparisons are offered as a 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. 

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