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Gas Prices Mostly Stable; Honolulu Up

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Hawaii gas prices are a mix across the islands for the week statewide, but with Honolulu seeing an increase from last Thursday, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price is $2.74, the same price as last Thursday, one cent higher than a month ago, and 28 cents lower than a year ago, according to


In Honolulu, today’s average price is $2.60, which is up three cents from last Thursday, seven cents less since on this date last month and 27 cents lower than last year.  The Hilo average price is $2.66, three   cents lower than last Thursday, 10 cents lower than last month and 28 cents lower than on this date a year ago.  Wailuku’s average is $3.24, which is the same price as last Thursday, four cents less than on this date last month and 15 cents less than on this date a year ago.


“Drivers in the western states continue to pay the most at the pump,” said AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida. “Hawaii at $2.74 per gallon today is the highest statewide average price in the country, but all major cities in Southern California have higher average prices than Honolulu, with a $2.60 average price today.”


Motorists can find current prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android, available at 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


Prices as of 8 a.m. Sept. 8:




One Week Change    

Record Price











+3 cents


 $4.48   (5/8/2011)










-3 cents


 $4.76   (4/22/2012)










No Change


 $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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