7-08-24 DUI Stats

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

Media Release

During the week of July 1, through July 7, 2024, Hawai`i Island police arrested 22 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident.  

So far this year, there have been 505 DUI arrests compared with 506 during the same period last year, a decrease of 0.2 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were:

HILO9 150
KONA7 168
KA‘Ū1 16
PUNA2 113

Hawaii Police Department’s Traffic Services Section reviewed all updated crashes and found 518 major crashes so far this year, compared with 442 during the same time last year, an increase of 17.19 percent.

To date, there were 18 fatal crashes, resulting in 20 fatalities (two of which had multiple deaths and one crash was reclassified as a suicide), compared with 9 fatal crashes, resulting in 10 fatalities (one of which had multiple deaths, and one died at a later date) for the same time last year. This represents an increase of 100 percent for fatal crashes and 100 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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