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Honolulu gas prices defy national trend, continue climb

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 07:19 a.m. HST, Apr 02, 2013

Average retail gasoline prices in Honolulu have risen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.30 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 214 gas outlets in Honolulu. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.61 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Including the change in gas prices in Honolulu during the past week, prices were 15.6 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 0.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has decreased 10.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 28.1 cents.

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allie wrote:
Hawaii needs to get off oil ASAP. You are being gauged.
on April 2,2013 | 07:28AM
mcc wrote:
What is the excuse for gouging Hawaii driver's now?
on April 2,2013 | 07:53AM
krusha wrote:
Because there's no incentive to keep prices down. When there's demand, the price will continue to stay high. They need to get more hydrogen fuel cell cars and cars that run on natural gas is they want the prices to come down faster.
on April 2,2013 | 08:12AM
FrankieT wrote:
I keep saying it's the car dealerships and oil companies lobbing against light rail program. They know they have you by the short hairs
on April 2,2013 | 11:50AM
Sunny wrote:
We are being held hostage by the oil companies!
on April 2,2013 | 08:24AM
allie wrote:
on April 2,2013 | 08:58AM
Allenk wrote:
I would ditch my car for a bike if I thought the commute would be safe. But between poor road conditions and other driver's being unaware of bike riders it is highly risky.
on April 2,2013 | 08:27AM
false wrote:
Finally our DEMOCRAT legislature is stepping up and supporting businesses.
on April 2,2013 | 09:12AM
Bully wrote:
In Hawaii we defy the national prices in gas prices, food prices, electricity prices. We are constantly being ripped off.
on April 2,2013 | 12:03PM
frontman wrote:
What a shocker. Hawaii gouges its people not only in gas but , food, cars, rail to nowhere, the list could be endless and the lock step voters keep voting for the same people. When does Hawaii get those obama phones????
on April 2,2013 | 12:37PM
control wrote:
The price of paradise excuse has long been overused as justification. Time for these guys and other retailers to prove it and open their books.
on April 2,2013 | 12:44PM
primowarrior wrote:
It's those darned "market forces" at work again.
on April 2,2013 | 01:26PM
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