2-23-24 DUI Stats

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

Media Release

During the week of February 12, through February 18, 2024, Hawai‘i Island police arrested 15 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21.  

So far this year, there have been 139 DUI arrests compared with 143 during the same period last year, a decrease of 2.8 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were:

HILO5 38
KONA6 43
KA‘Ū0 5
PUNA3 32

Hawaii Police Department’s Traffic Services Section reviewed all updated crashes and found 121 major crashes so far this year, compared with 131 during the same time last year, a decrease of 7.6 percent.

To date, there have been five fatal crashes, resulting in five fatalities, compared with three fatal crashes, resulting in four fatalities (one of which had multiple deaths) for the same time last year. This represents an increase of 66.7 percent for fatal crashes and 25 percent for fatalities.

In 2024, the non-traffic fatality count (not on a public roadway) is zero compared to zero non-traffic fatalities for the same time last year. 

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island wide.

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