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Weekly Fuel Prices Report

Local gas prices held steady or decreased 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 $4.35 per gallon, one cent less than last week, five cents more than last month and 21 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, a nickel more than last month and 15 cents more on this day last year.  In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.36 per gallon, which is one cent less than last week, four cents more than last month and 24 cents more than this time a year ago.  Wailuku’s average is $4.57 a gallon, the same price as last week, six cents more than last month and 40 cents more than the price last year.  

The average price of a gallon of gasoline as of Aug. 8:

Area                   

Regular

One Week Change

Record Price

Honolulu

$4.24

No Change

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

Hilo

$4.36

-1 cent

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

Wailuku

$4.57

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 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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