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4-04-22 DUI Stats

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

Media Release

During the week of March 28, 2022, through April 3, 2022, Hawai`i Island police arrested seventeen (17) motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant.  Two 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 286 DUI arrests compared with 326 during the same period last year. This is a decrease of 12.3 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were:

DUI Arrests by District
DistrictWeekly Total Year to Date
Hāmākua0 2
North Hilo0 1
South Hilo6 71
Puna4 51
Ka’ū0 3
Kona4 122
South Kohala3 27
North Kohala0 9
Island Total17 286

There have been 187 major accidents so far this year compared with 196 during the same period last year.  This is a decrease of 4.6 percent.

To date, there were 10 fatal crashes, resulting in 12 fatalities (one of which had multiple deaths), compared with 7 fatal crashes, resulting in 7 fatalities for the same time last year.  This represents is an increase of 42.9 percent for fatal crashes, and 71.4 percent for fatalities.

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island wide.