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AAA: Honolulu gas prices up 5 cents a gallon

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Hawaii gas price averages increased again throughout the islands this past week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.  The $4.25 state average is four cents more than last Thursday, 15 cents more than last month and 13 cents less than on this day last year.

Honolulu's average price is $4.20 a gallon for regular unleaded – a nickel more than last week, 18 cents more than last month and 11 cents less than a year ago. In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.12 per gallon, two cents more than last week, a dime more than last month and 23 cents less than this time a year ago.  Wailuku's average is $4.37 a gallon, four cents more than last Thursday, nine cents more than last month and 21 cents less on this day last year. 

"Heavy items that you lug around in your car will waste fuel," said AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida. "Items such as extra tools, golf clubs, flats of water and clothing can add 25 to 50 pounds or more to the car's weight. Removing them will have a positive impact on fuel economy." 

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