01-14-19 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Traffic Services Section
Program Manager Torey Keltner
Phone: (808) 961-2305

Media Release

During the week of January 7, 2019, through January 13, 2019, Hawaiʻi Island Police arrested sixteen, (16), motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant.

So far this year, there have been 30 DUI arrests compared with 35 during the same period last year, a decrease of 14.3 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were:

DUI Arrests by District
District Weekly Total  Year to Date
Hāmākua 0 0
North Hilo 0 0
South Hilo 2 6
Puna 2 3
Kaʻū 1 2
Kona 6 12
South Kohala 5 7
North Kohala 0 0
Island Total 16 30

There have been 26 major accidents so far this year compared with 28 during the same period last year, a decrease of 7.1 percent. 

To date, there were 0 fatal crashes, resulting in 0 fatalities, compared with 0 fatal crashes resulting in 0 fatalities for the same time last year.

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue islandwide.

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