Gas Prices Top $4 A Gallon Average

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Hawaii gas price averages rose sharply throughout most of the islands this past week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.  The $4.11 state average is four cents more than last Thursday, nine cents more than last month and 28 cents less than on this day last year.

 

Honolulu’s average price is $4.03 a gallon for regular unleaded – six cents more than last week, 10 cents more than last month and 29 cents less than a year ago. In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.02 per gallon, six cents more than last week, eight cents more than last month and 25 cents less than this time a year ago.  Wailuku’s average is $4.28 a gallon, two cents more than last Thursday, four cents more than last month and 26 cents less on this day last year.  

 

“Average fuel prices around the country increased again by about almost a nickel or more a gallon from the previous week and current prices are:  Alaska at $3.81 a gallon for unleaded, California at $3.89, and Connecticut at $3.76 a gallon,” said AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida.

 

The average price of a gallon of gasoline as of March 6:    

 

Area                   

Regular

One Week Change

Record Price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honolulu

$4.03

+6 cents

 

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilo

$4.02

+6 cents

 

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wailuku

$4.28

+2 cents

 

 $4.98   (5/9/2011)