Weekend Gas Watch: Local Fuel Prices Continue Falling

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Hawaii average gas prices continued to decline this past week, with Honolulu dropping to $3.97 per gallon, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.  The current state price average is $4.08, two cents less than the past week, 15 cents less than last month, and six cents lower than a year ago.


Honolulu’s average price dropped by two cents from last week to $3.97 a gallon.  The price is 10 cents less than on this date a month ago and seven cents less on this date a year ago. In Hilo, the average gas price is $3.98 per gallon, down four cents from last week, nine cents less than last month and 12 cents less than this time a year ago.  Wailuku’s average is $4.34 a gallon, down two cents from last Thursday, six cents lower than last month and three cents lower than on this date last year.  


“The pattern of average gasoline prices declines continue in Hawaii and throughout the nation,” said AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida. “If the price declines continue, the fuel savings will be helpful to motorists for the upcoming holiday season.”


The average price of a gallon of gasoline as of Oct. 23:    




One Week Change

Record Price











-2 cents


 $4.48   (5/8/2011)










-4 cents


 $4.76   (4/22/2012)










-2 cents


 $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.