AAA: Pump prices coming down in some areas

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Retail gas prices in Hawaii decreased in most areas over the past week for the first time in 11 weeks, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.

The Hawaii state average price dipped to $4.41, three cents less than last week, unchanged from last month and 23 cents higher than last year.

Honolulu's average price dropped to $4.32 a gallon for regular unleaded – a nickel less than last week,  five cents less than last month and 25 cents higher than a year ago.

In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.46 a gallon, up three cents from last week, seven cents more than last month and 15 cents more than this time last year.

Wailuku's average is $4.55 a gallon, a penny less than last week, eight cents less than last month and 12 cents higher than last year.

"With recent oil and retail gas market fluctuations settling down, just three states have state averages more than $4 a gallon," said AAA Hawaii Regional Manager Diane Peterson.  "They are Hawaii at $4.41, California at $4.31 and Alaska at $4.25."

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