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Hawaii gas prices inch up

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii gas price averages bumped up again during the past week but still remain between 90 cents to about a $1 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 $3.37, two cents more than last week, two cents more than last month and 99 cents a gallon lower than a year ago.

Honolulu's average gas price increased slightly to $3.30, a penny more since last Thursday, eight cents higher from last month and $1.01 a gallon less than a year ago. 

In Hilo, the average gas price is $3.33 per gallon, six cents more than last week, two cents more than last month and 90 cents less than this time a year ago. 

Wailuku's average is $3.44, one cent more than last Thursday, which is a nickel more than on this date last month and $1.02 less on this date last year.

“The highest retail gas prices continue to be found in the islands and on the West Coast with California ($3.46) continuing to be the nation's most expensive market. But seven other states now post averages above $3 per gallon,” according to AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida.

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