Hawaii Gas Prices Stay Put

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Gas prices moved downward slightly in some areas but mostly remained flat over the last week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price is $3.67 a gallon, which is the same as last Thursday, one cent higher than a month ago and 23 cents lower than on this date a year ago, according to GasPrices.AAA.com

In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular is $3.54, which is down a penny from last week, one cent higher than a month ago and 24 cents lower than on this date last year. The Hilo average price is $3.78, which is unchanged from last Thursday, unchanged from this date last month and 17 cents lower than on this date a year ago. 

In Kahului, the average price is $3.84, which is one cent lower than last Thursday, unchanged from a month ago and 32 cents lower than on this date a year ago.  Lihue’s average price for regular is $3.87, which is the same as last Thursday, two cents higher than last month and 19 cents lower than a year ago today. 

“Nationally, AAA expects prices to continue declining as we head toward the end of the year, but so far Hawaii’s gas prices have remained stubbornly within a five- to ten-cent range in most areas since April,” said Liane Sumida, AAA Hawaii general manager. 

Motorists can find current gas prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. The app can also be used to map a route, find AAA discounts, book a hotel and access AAA Roadside Assistance. Learn more at AAA.com/Mobile. 

Prices as of 8 a.m. Oct. 10:

 

 Area                   

Regular   

   

One Week Change    

Record Price

 
                 

Honolulu

$3.54

   

  -1 cent

 

$4.48   (5/8/2011)

 
               

Hilo

$3.78

   

  No change 

 

$4.76   (4/22/2012)

 
               

Kahului

$3.84

   

  -1 cent 

 

$4.87   (4/10/2012)

 
               

Lihue

$3.87

   

  No change

 

$4.98   (5/7/2011)

 
               
                 

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