Gas Prices Up in Wailuku, Stable Across State
Gas prices mostly stabilized throughout the state, according to the AAA Hawaiʻi Weekend Gas Watch.
Gas in Wailuku today was an average is $3.52 for a gallon of regular. That’s two cents higher than last Thursday, two cents higher than a month ago and 40 cents higher than on this date a year ago, according to GasPrices.AAA.com.
Today’s statewide average price is $3.06, which is one cent more than last Thursday, two cents lower than a month ago, and 45 cents higher than on this date a year ago.
In Honolulu, the average price is $2.90, which is the same price as last Thursday, four cents less than on this date last month and 49 cents higher than last year. And in Hilo, the average price is $3.02, which is unchanged since last week, one cent lower on this date last month and 41 cents higher than on this date a year ago.
“Gas prices on the West Coast remain the highest in the country, with six states in the region topping the list of most expensive US markets: Hawaiʻi ($3.06), California ($2.97), Washington ($2.84), Alaska ($2.84), Oregon ($2.74) and Nevada ($2.66),”said AAA Hawaiʻi General Manager Liane Sumida. “It’s spring so motorists should get their vehicle maintenance up to date so they may use a car that can get the best fuel economy possible.”
AAA Hawaiʻi 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.