Hawaiʻi Gas Prices Flat Nearly All Year
Gas price averages continued to remain stable throughout the islands this past week as has been the case since the beginning of the year, according to the AAA Hawaiʻi Weekend Gas Watch.
The average price of regular gas in Wailuku today is $3.51, which is two cents higher than last Thursday, one cent higher than on this date a month ago, and 22 cents higher than on this date a year ago.
Today’s statewide average price is $3.05, which is just four cents higher than on Jan. 1, and is the same price as last Thursday, and the same price on this date a month ago. Today’s state average price is 23 cents higher than on this date a year ago.
The highest state average price of the year was on Feb. 21 at $3.11.
In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular is $2.89, which is one cent lower since last Thursday, one cent lower on this date last month and 26 cents higher than last year. On Jan. 1, Honolulu’s average price for regular was $2.88, just a penny lower than today.
The Hilo average price is $3.03, which is the same price as last Thursday, one cent higher than on this date last month and 12 cents higher than on this date a year ago.
“Despite mostly flat fuel prices over the first seven-plus months of the year in Hawaiʻi, they remain the most expensive in the country. Other states follow behind: California, $2.93, Washington, $2.80 and Alaska, $2.79,” according to AAA Hawaiʻi General Manager Liane Sumida. “To stretch their gasoline dollars, drivers should keep their vehicle maintenance up to date for the best gas mileage while also reducing the likelihood of big and expensive repairs.”