Local gas prices reversed course and increased in the surveyed areas of the state compared to last week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.
The Hawaii state average for regular unleaded is $4.36 per gallon, six cents more than last week, one cent more than last month and 17 cents more than on this day last year.
Honolulu’s average price is $4.24 a gallon for regular unleaded, five cents more than last week, the same price as last month and 10 cents more on this day last year.
In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.38 per gallon, which is a dime more than last week, three cents more than last month and 22 cents more than this time a year ago.
Wailuku’s average is $4.54 a gallon, three cents more than last week, 10 cents more than last month and 33 cents more than the price last year.
AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch is a weekly snapshot of gas prices. Price comparisons are offered as a service. Prices are derived from fleet vehicle credit card transactions at more than 100,000 stations around the country. Prices shown are combined averages of last card swipe of previous day.