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Hawaii gas prices inch down

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Hawaii gas prices decreased slightly in most surveyed areas compared to last week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.

The Hawaii state average for regular unleaded is $4.35 per gallon, a penny less than last week, a penny more than last month and 18 cents less than on this day last year.

Honolulu's average price is $4.25 a gallon for regular unleaded, one cent less than last week, the same price as last month and down 13 cents from a year ago.

In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.36 per gallon, which is four cents less than last week, three cents more than last month and 30 cents less than this time a year ago. 

Wailuku's average is $4.57 a gallon, a penny more than last week, six cents more than last month and 31 cents less than the price last year. 

"Coming out of the Memorial Day holiday weekend, gas price seem to be staying flat, especially compared to last year, which bodes well for consumers' pocketbooks," according to AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida.

AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch is a weekly snapshot of gas prices.  Price comparisons are offered as a service.  Prices are derived from fleet vehicle credit card transactions at more than 100,000 stations around the country.  Prices shown are combined averages of last card swipe of previous day. 

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