Gas Prices Down in Honolulu

Gas Prices
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Over the past week, gas prices dropped by a nickel in Honolulu but ticked up slightly in other areas, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price is $2.75, three cents less since last Thursday, six cents lower than a month ago, and 52 cents lower than a year ago, according to GasPrices.AAA.com

 

In Honolulu, today’s average price is $2.55, which is five cents less since last Thursday, seven cents less  on this date last month and 60 cents lower than last year.  The Hilo average price is $2.81, one cent higher than last Thursday, 10 cents lower than last month and 45 cents lower than on this date a year ago.  Wailuku’s average is $3.29, two cents more since last Thursday, one cent more on this date last month and 15 cents less than on this date a year ago.

 

“Gas prices are dropping on the West Coast, but it remains the most expensive market for gasoline where drivers are paying more than $2.50 a gallon for regular on average, Hawaii ($2.75) California ($2.68), Alaska ($2.63) and Washington ($2.60),” according to AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida. 

 

Motorists can find current prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android, available at AAA.com/mobile. The app also can be used by AAA members to map a trip, find discounts, book a hotel and access AAA roadside assistance. AAA Hawaii reminds drivers that AAA continues to help travelers and the public with fuel information on the redesigned and renamed GasPrices.AAA.com.

 

Prices as of 8 a.m. Aug. 4:

 Area                   

Regular   

One Week Change    

Record Price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honolulu

$2.55

-5 cents

 

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilo

$2.81

+1 cent

 

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wailuku

$3.29

+2 cents

 

 $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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