HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Motorists woke up to a treat this week as gas prices fell below $4 a gallon in Honolulu on Monday – the first time since Jan. 14, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.
The Hawaii state average for regular unleaded is $4.09 per gallon, three cents less than last week, 16 cents less than last month and 16 cents less than on this day last year.
Honolulu's average price dropped to $3.98 a gallon for regular unleaded – a nickel less than last week, 17 cents less than last month and 26 cents less than a year ago.
In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.06 per gallon, four cents less than last Thursday, 23 cents less than last month and 31 cents less than this time a year ago.
Wailuku's average is $4.31 a gallon, four cents lower than last week, 12 cents below last month and 16 cents less than the price last year.
State averages around the country currently are: Hawaii at $4.09, Alaska at $3.79, California at $3.70 and Connecticut at $3.64, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report. Missouri's state average is listed at $2.91 a gallon as the lowest in the nation in the report.