Gas Prices Down Slightly

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Hawaii gas prices slipped slightly again over the past week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.  The current state price average is $4.26, one cent less than the past week, six cents less than last month, and seven cents lower than a year ago.

 

Honolulu’s average price dropped by a penny from last week to $4.22 a gallon.  The price is six cents less than on this date a month ago and one cent less on this date a year ago. In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.13 per gallon, down one cent from last week, two cents less than last month and 16 cents less than this time a year ago.  Wailuku’s average is $4.43 a gallon, one cent less than last Thursday, a penny lower than last month and nine cents less than last year.  

 

“Motorists are experiencing small, but slow and steady price declines throughout the islands,” said AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida.  “Drivers should continue to shop for the best price and use any discounts that may be available to them.”  

 

The average price of a gallon of gasoline as of Sept. 11: 

Area                   

Regular

One Week Change

Record Price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honolulu

$4.22

-1 cent

 

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilo

$4.13

-1 cent

 

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wailuku

$4.43

-1 cent

 

 $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.