Gas Prices Continue Slow Decline in Most Regions

Gas Prices
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Gasoline prices have continued to decline, but at a slower pace, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price for regular, which dropped to $3.18 per gallon earlier this week, is $3.21 a gallon, still two cents lower than last week, 16 cents less than a month ago and 43 cents less than the price on this date last year, according to GasPrices.AAA.com.

In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular reached $3.02, down three cents from last week, 21 cents lower than a month ago and 49 cents less than the price on this date last year. The Hilo average price is $3.46, down two cents compared to a week ago, three cents lower than on this date last month and 27 cents lower than on this date a year ago. 

In Kahului, the average price is $3.47, which eight cents lower than last Thursday, 14 cents lower than a month ago and 35 cents lower than on this date a year ago.  Lihue’s average price for regular is $3.54, which is two cents higher than last Thursday, six cents lower than last month and 29 cents lower than a year ago today. 

“Gas prices continue to decline in most regions of the state, but Hawaii remains the only state in the country with a statewide average above $3 per gallon, and $1.43 above the national average of $1.77,” said Liane Sumida, AAA Hawaii general manager.

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 8 a.m. April 30:

WEGW HI chart Apr 30

 

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