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The Honolulu Advertiser
Updated at 3:33 p.m., Friday, September 5, 2008

Hawaii gas prices continue to drop

Advertiser Staff

Hawai'i gas prices continued to drop this week, with the average price per gallon dipping by 4 cents to $4.35 a gallon today, according to AAA Hawaii.

This is the sixth straight week that the statewide average has declined, AAA Hawaii said.

Around the state, the average price per gallon was $4.25 in Honolulu, down 3 cents from a week earlier, and $4.66 in Wailuku, a drop of 1 cent. Hilo saw the biggest decline to $4.41, 10 cents less than a week ago.

Nationally, the average price for a gallon of regular was $3.67. Hawai'i's average gas price is the second highest in the nation behind Alaska at $4.41 a gallon, according to AAA.