Gas Prices Inch Up

Weekly Fuel Prices Report

Local gas prices held steady or increased slightly in the surveyed areas of the state compared to last week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. The Hawaii state average for regular unleaded is $4.36 per gallon, the same price as last week, four cents more than last month and 22 cents more than on this day last year.

Honolulu’s average price is $4.24 a gallon for regular unleaded, the same price as last week, six cents more than last month and 16 cents more on this day last year.  In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.37 per gallon, which is one cent more than last week, eight cents more than last month and 25 cents more than this time a year ago.  Wailuku’s average is $4.56 a gallon, a penny more than last week, five cents less than last month and 38 cents more than the price last year.  

The average price of a gallon of gasoline as of Aug. 1:

Area

Regular

One Week Change

Record Price

Honolulu

$4.24

No Change

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

Hilo

$4.37

+1 cent

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

Wailuku

$4.57

+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 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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