Hawaii gas prices continue to drop

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii gasoline prices declined for the eleventh consecutive week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.

The statewide average for regular unleaded on Thursday is $4.01 a gallon, three cents less than a week ago.

Honolulu's average price declined over the past week by two cents from $3.88 a gallon to $3.86. That price is 10 cents less than a month ago and 33 cents higher than this time last year.

In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.19 a gallon, unchanged from last week, 12 cents less than last month and 55 cents higher than this time last year.

Wailuku's average is $4.34 a gallon, a penny less than last week, nine cents less than last month and 36 cents higher than on this date last year.

According to AAA, Hawaii continues to have the most expensive gas in the U.S., followed by Alaska with a $3.88 state average and California at $3.59. The national retail average price for a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline is $3.25, four cents higher than last week.

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