3-27-24 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 18, through March 24, 2024, Hawai‘i Island police arrested 19 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eleven 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 216 DUI arrests compared with 245 during the same period last year, a decrease of 11.8 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were:

HILO9 63
KONA8 69
KA‘Ū0 5
PUNA2 53

Hawaii Police Department’s Traffic Services Section reviewed all updated crashes and found 224 major crashes so far this year, compared with 217 during the same time last year, an increase of 3.2 percent.

To date, there have been 10 fatal crashes, resulting in 11 fatalities (one of which had multiple deaths), 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 150 percent for fatal crashes and 120 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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