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.