3-19-24 DUI Stats

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

Media Release

During the week of March 11, through March 17, 2024, Hawai‘i Island police arrested 13 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Four of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Three of the drivers were under the age of 21.  

So far this year, there have been 197 DUI arrests compared with 224 during the same period last year, a decrease of 12.1 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were:

HILO3 54
KONA3 61
KA‘Ū0 5
PUNA6 51

Hawaii Police Department’s Traffic Services Section reviewed all updated crashes and found 205 major crashes so far this year, compared with 200 during the same time last year, an increase of 2.5 percent.

To date, there were eight fatal crashes, resulting in eight fatalities, compared with four fatal crashes, resulting in five fatalities (one of which had multiple deaths) for the same time last year. This represents an increase of 100 percent for fatal crashes and 60 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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