Hawaii gas prices continue steady decline

Hawaii gas prices dropped slightly for the eighth straight week
Hawaii gas prices dropped slightly for the eighth straight week

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii gas prices dropped slightly for the eighth straight week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.

Thursday, the statewide average for regular unleaded is $4.08 a gallon, three cents less than a week ago.

Honolulu's average price declined over the past week by two cents from $3.95 to $3.93 a gallon. That price is 10 cents less than a month ago and 53 cents higher than this time last year.

In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.26 a gallon, three cents less than last week, six cents less than last month and 74 cents higher than this time last year.

Wailuku's average is $4.38 a gallon, four cents less than last week, a nickel less than last month and 42 cents higher than on this date last year.

Hawaii continues to have the most expensive gas in the U.S. at $4.08 a gallon, followed by Alaska with a $3.97 state average and California at $3.62. The national retail average price for a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline is $3.29, unchanged from last week.

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