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Hawaii gas prices inch up since last week

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Hawaii gas price averages saw a modest bump up again during the past week but continue to remain about a $1 or more a gallon less than a year ago, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.

The current Hawaii state average for a gallon of regular is $3.29, three cents more than last week, 20 cents more than last month and $1.07 a gallon lower than a year ago.

Honolulu's average gas price ticked up to $3.23, six cents more since last Thursday, 24 cents higher from last month and $1.11 a gallon less than a year ago.

In Hilo, the average gas price is $3.22 per gallon, four cents more than last week, 16 cents more than last month and 96 cents less than this time a year ago.

Wailuku's average is $3.38, unchanged since last Thursday, which is 14 cents more than on this date last month and $1.07 less on this date last year.

“The Islands and West Coast continue to experience the highest prices for retail gasoline but California ($3.73) remains the nation's most expensive market. Four other western states now post averages above $3 per gallon,” according to AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida.

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