DUI stats 06-09-14

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Traffic Services Section
Sergeant Robert Pauole
Phone: 961-2305

 

Media Release

During the week of June 2, 2014, through June 8, 2014, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 21 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Three of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 545 DUI arrests compared with 571 during the same period last year, a decrease of 4.6 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were:

District Weekly Total Year to Date
Hāmākua 0   2  
North Hilo 0   1  
South Hilo 10   186  
Puna 0   78  
Ka’ū 0   9  
Kona 8   199  
South Kohala 2   67  
North Kohala 1   3  
Island Total 21   545  

There have been 684 major accidents so far this year compared with 618 during the same period last year, an increase of 10.7 percent.

So far this year, there have been seven traffic fatalities on Hawaiʻi Island compared with 17 during the same period last year, a decrease of 58.8 percent.

To date, five fatalities were related to drugs (3), alcohol (0), or a combination of both (2).

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island wide.


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