HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii gas price averages ticked up slightly throughout the islands this past week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.
The $4.07 state average is two cents more than last Thursday, seven cents more than last month and 29 cents less than on this day last year.
Honolulu's average price is $3.97 a gallon for regular unleaded – two cents more than last week, seven cents more than last month and 32 cents less than a year ago. In Hilo, the average gas price is $3.96 per gallon, a penny more than last week, six cents more than last month and 40 cents less than this time a year ago. Wailuku's average is $4.26 a gallon, one cent more than last Thursday, two cents more than last month and 19 cents less on this day last year.
"Average fuel prices around the country increased again by about almost a nickel or more a gallon from the previous week and current prices are: Alaska at $3.76 a gallon for unleaded, California at $3.82, and Louisiana at $3.24 a gallon," said AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida.