Maui Gas Prices Up From Last Week
Maui gas prices in Kahului and Wailuku averaged $3.73 for regular. That’s four cents higher than last Thursday, 14 cents higher than last month and 23 cents lower than a year ago.
Gas prices increased throughout the islands by four to seven cents a gallon or more in the past week, according to the AAA Hawaiʻi Weekend Gas Watch.
Today’s statewide average price is $3.54 a gallon, which is five cents higher than last Thursday, 23 cents higher than a month ago and one cent less than a year ago, according to AAA.
“The Energy Information Administration’s weekly report showed that western United States gasoline stocks fell slightly by 70,000 barrels from the previous week and now sit at 30.9 million barrels,” said Liane Sumida, AAA Hawaiʻi general manager. “Gasoline stocks continue to decline causing pump prices to climb with the western US seeing the largest increases in the region and country this week.”
In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular is $3.41, which is four cents higher than last Thursday, 24 cents higher than on this date a month ago and two cents higher than on this date last year.
The Hilo average price is $3.63, which is up seven cents from last Thursday, 23 cents higher than on this date last month and five cents higher than on this date a year ago.
Līhue’s average price for regular is $3.74, which is seven cents higher than last Thursday, 23 cents higher than on this date last month and six cents higher than a year ago today.