Gas prices in Hawaii increased throughout the state for the sixth week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. The Hawaii state average price rose to $4.41, an increase of three cents from last week, 18 cents higher than last month and 22 cents higher than last year.
Honolulu's average price climbed to $4.36 a gallon for regular unleaded – three cents more than last week, 18 cents more than last month and 27 cents higher than a year ago at this time.
In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.42 a gallon, an increase of seven cents from last week, 18 cents more than last month and 14 cents more than this time last year.
Wailuku's average is $4.46 a gallon, one cent more than last week, 23 cents more than last month and seven cents higher than last year.
"The price of oil has been up and down in recent days and we're unsure if how it will impact gas prices here in the near future," said AAA Hawaii Regional Manager Diane Peterson. "We urge drivers to continue conserving fuel by using fuel-saving techniques or carpooling."