HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii gas prices dropped slightly in most areas for the sixth straight week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.
Today, the statewide average for regular unleaded is $4.14 a gallon, a penny less than a week ago.
Honolulu's average price declined over the past week by two cents from $4 to $3.98 a gallon, the first time it's been under $4 since the beginning of September. That price is eight cents less than a month ago and 60 cents higher than this time last year.
In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.30 a gallon, one cent less than last week, two cents less than last month and 83 cents higher than this time last year.
Wailuku's average is $4.42 a gallon, unchanged from last week, two cents less than last month and 46 cents higher than on this date last year.
Heading into Thanksgiving, Hawaii gas prices are the highest ever for this time of year – 70 cents higher than the previous 2007 record prices for this holiday. Hawaii continues to have the most expensive gas in the U.S., followed by Alaska with a $4.02 state average and California at $3.74. The current national retail average price for a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline is $3.32, eight cents less than last week.