AAA Hawaii: Gas prices mostly down


Local gas prices mostly declined in the surveyed areas compared to last week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.

The Hawaii state average for regular unleaded is $4.35 per gallon, the same price as last week, one cent more than last month and four cents less than on this day last year.

Honolulu’s average price is $4.23 a gallon for regular unleaded, a penny less than last week, two cents more than last month and the same price on this day last year.

In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.32 per gallon, which is four cents less than last week, six cents less than last month and 11 cents less than this time a year ago.

Wailuku’s average is $4.64 a gallon, two cents more than last week, 10 cents more than last month and 21 cents less than the price last year.

“With Friday marking the first day of summer our tropical weather temperatures trend higher,” AAA Hawaii General Manager Liane Sumida said. “A seasonal tire check will help motorists to keep tires healthy throughout the hotter months when tire problems are more common.”

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