AAA: Neighbor Island average gas prices dip

Published On: Jul 11 2013 10:22:39 AM HST
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Local gas prices declined or remained unchanged in most surveyed areas of the state compared to last week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.

The Hawaii state average for regular unleaded is $4.30 per gallon, a penny less than last Thursday, two cents less than last month and nine cents more than on this day last year.

Honolulu’s average price is $4.19 a gallon for regular unleaded, the same price as last Thursday, five cents less than last month and five cents less on this day last year.

In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.28 per gallon, which is four cents less than last Thursday, eight cents less than last month and seven cents more than this time a year ago.

Wailuku’s average is $4.51 a gallon, eight cents less than last Thursday, seven cents less than last month and 15 cents more than the price last year.

"We’re getting a little more relief at the pump this past week," said AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida.  "But we continue to encourage drivers to keep their vehicle well-maintained to get the best fuel economy possible."

AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch is a weekly snapshot of gas prices. Price comparisons are offered as a service. Prices are derived from fleet vehicle credit card transactions at more than 100,000 stations around the country. Prices shown are combined averages of last card swipe of previous day.


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