Maui gas prices in Kahului and Wailuku averaged $3.83 for regular. That’s a penny higher than last Thursday, 11 cents higher than last month and 15 cents lower than a year ago.
Gas prices stabilized throughout most of the islands in the past week, according to the AAA Hawaiʻi Weekend Gas Watch .
Today’s statewide average price is $3.63 a gallon, which is one cent higher than last Thursday, 13 cents higher than a month ago and the same price as on this date a year ago, according to AAA.
“The price of oil worldwide has been trending down for many days, and that may contributing to the smaller increases in gas prices locally,” said Liane Sumida, AAA Hawaiʻi general manager. “However, gasoline demand remains robust looking toward the upcoming Memorial Day holiday. Motorists should continue to shop around for the best price, consolidate errands and remove excess items from the vehicle, excluding any spare tire, to maximize fuel efficiency.”
In Honolulu, today’s average price for regular is $3.51, which is unchanged from than last Thursday, 11 cents higher than on this date a month ago and the same price as on this date last year.
The Hilo average price is $3.74, which is up one cent from last Thursday, 12 cents higher than on this date last month and six cents higher than on this date a year ago.
Līhue’s average price for regular is $3.84, which is one cent higher than last Thursday, 10 cents higher than on this date last month and four cents higher than a year ago today.