Some Gas Prices Pop Up At Year's End

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Hawaii gas price averages increased over the past week throughout most of the islands, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. The state average of $3.92 is unchanged for the third week in a row, two cents less than last month and four cents less than on this day last year.

 

Honolulu’s average price is $3.80 a gallon for regular unleaded – down one cent from last week, a nickel less than last month and nine cents less than a year ago. In Hilo, the average gas price is $3.92 per gallon, seven cents more than last week, seven cents more than last month and three cents less than this time a year ago.  Wailuku’s average is $4.20 a gallon, four cents more than last week, a penny more than last month and 19 cents less on this day last year.  

 

“A snapshot of monthly price averages around the country show Alaska at $3.63 a gallon for unleaded, California at $3.61, Oklahoma at $2.98 and Montana at $3.00,” said AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida.

 

The average price of a gallon of gasoline as of Dec. 26:    

Area                   

Regular

One Week Change

Record Price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honolulu

$3.80

-1 cent

 

 $4.48   (5/8/2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilo

$3.92

+7 cents

 

 $4.76   (4/22/2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wailuku

$4.20

+4 cents

 

 $4.98   (5/9/2011)