Big Island Gas Prices Continue to Rise
Big Island gas prices have continued to rise over the last few weeks. According to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report on May 15, the current average cost of a gallon of regular gasoline in Hilo is $3.21. This marks a five cent increase from yesterday’s average of $3.16. One week ago, AAA reported the average cost at $3.18, and one month ago, $3.11.
Despite the steady crawl, prices are still far from last year’s average of $4.20 per gallon for regular gas as measured in Hilo.
The statewide average is slightly higher at $3.23 per gallon, remaining about the same from last week. However, the price has increased about $0.14 since last month.