4-04-24 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 25, through March 31, 2024, Hawai‘i Island police arrested 17 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eight 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 233 DUI arrests compared with 256 during the same period last year, a decrease of 22.7 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were:

HILO5 68
KONA4 73
KA‘Ū0 5
PUNA4 57

Hawaii Police Department’s Traffic Services Section reviewed all updated crashes and found 252 major crashes so far this year, compared with 231 during the same time last year, an increase of 9.1 percent.

To date, there were 12 fatal crashes, resulting in 14 fatalities (two 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 200 percent for fatal crashes and 180 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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