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12-07-21 DUI Stats

Hawai`i Police Department
Traffic Services Section
Torey D. Keltner
Program Manager
Phone: (808) 961-2305

Media Release

During the week of November 29, 2021, through December 5, 2021, Hawai`i Island police arrested thirteen (13) motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant.  Four of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident.  Two of the drivers were under the age of 21.  

So far this year, there have been 992 DUI arrests compared with 927 during the same period last year. This is an increase of 7.0 percent.  The numbers of arrests by district were:

DUI Arrests by District
DistrictWeekly Total Year to Date
Hāmākua0 11
North Hilo0 3
South Hilo4 268
Puna1 168
Ka’ū0 8
Kona7 388
South Kohala1 115
North Kohala0 31
Island Total13 992

There have been 748 major accidents so far this year compared with 726 during the same period last year, an increase of 3.0 percent. 

To date, there were 25 fatal crashes, resulting in 25 fatalities, compared with 15 fatal crashes, resulting in 15 fatalities for the same time last year.  This represents an increase of 66.7 percent for fatal crashes, and 66.7 percent for fatalities. 

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island wide.