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Gas Prices Show No Movement, Wailuku at $3.54

August 24, 2017, 12:19 PM HST
* Updated August 24, 12:21 PM
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Gas prices for Wailuku 8/24. PC: Wendy Osher

Gas price averages showed little to no movement throughout the islands again this past week, according to the AAA Hawaiʻi Weekend Gas Watch. Today’s statewide average price is $3.09, up one penny from last Thursday and five cents more than on this date a month ago. Today’s state average price is 38 cents higher than on this date a year ago, according to GasPrices.AAA.com.

The average price for regular gas in Wailuku is $3.54, the same price as last Thursday and the same price on this date last month, and 20 cents higher than on this date a year ago.

In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular is $2.91, the same price as last Thursday, two cents higher than last month and 38 cents higher than last year. The Hilo average price is $3.09, which is one cent higher than last Thursday, nine cents higher than on this date last month and 42 cents higher than on this date a year ago.

“Gas prices in Northwest states rose significantly last week due to an influx of visitors to see the eclipse, so Honolulu drivers today are paying lower pump prices on average than those in Seattle, and just slightly higher than those in Portland,” said AAA Hawaiʻi General Manager Liane Sumida.

Prices as of 8 a.m. Aug. 24:

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 Area                    Regular    One Week Change     Record Price
Honolulu $2.91 No Change  $4.48   (5/8/2011)
Hilo $3.09 +1 cent  $4.76   (4/22/2012)
Wailuku $3.54 No Change  $4.98   (5/9/2011)
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Motorists can find current prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. The app also can be used by AAA members to map a trip, find discounts, book a AAA-rated hotel and access AAA roadside assistance. AAA Hawaiʻi reminds drivers that AAA continues to help travelers and the public with fuel information on GasPrices.AAA.com.

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 updated three times daily.

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