02-05-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Traffic Services Section
Sergeant Robert Pauole
Phone: (808) 961-2305
 
 
 
 

Media Release

During the week of January 29, 2018, through February 4, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 24 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Four of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident.

So far this year, there have been 102 DUI arrests compared with 134 during the same period last year, a decrease of 21.6 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 4 23
Puna 4 21
Ka’ū 0 2
Kona 13 48
South Kohala 3 6
North Kohala 0 2
Island Total 24 102

There have been 94 major accidents so far this year compared with 143 during the same period last year, a decrease of 34.3 percent. 

To date, there was one fatal crash, resulting in two fatalities, compared with four fatal crashes, resulting in four fatalities at the same time last year. This represents a decrease of 75 percent for fatal crashes, and 50 percent for fatalities.

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue islandwide


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