Wailuku gas prices up 8 cents from last week

The price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Wailuku rose 8 cents from the previous week to $4.16, but it is still 2 cents lower than the state average in the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch out Thursday.

The state average for regular unleaded increased to $4.18 per gallon, which was 7 cents more than last week, 18 cents more than last month and a penny more on this day last year.

The Wailuku price is 15 cents a gallon more than last month but 45 cents lower than last year.

Honolulu’s average price had a 7-cent bump up from last week to $4.13 a gallon for regular unleaded, up 19 cents from last month. In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.20 per gallon, 7 cents more than last week and 19 cents more than last month.

AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch is a weekly snapshot of gas prices. Prices are derived from fleet vehicle credit card transactions at more than 100,000 stations around the country and are the combined averages of the last card swipe of the previous day.