News

HPD Arrests 13 Motorists for DUI Violations

November 13, 2018, 2:59 PM HST
* Updated November 13, 3:00 PM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

During the week of Monday, Nov. 5, through Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 13 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant.

So far this year, there have been 944 DUI arrests compared with 997 during the same period last year, a decrease of 5.3%.

There have been 1,013 major accidents so far this year compared with 1,170 during the same period last year, a decrease of 13.4%.

To date, there were 25 fatal crashes (two of which had multiple deaths), resulting in 27 fatalities, compared with 27 fatal crashes, (one of which had multiple deaths), resulting in 29 fatalities for the same time last year. This represents a decrease of 7.4% for fatal crashes, and 6.9% for fatalities.

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue islandwide.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

The numbers of arrests by district were:

DUI Arrests by District
District Weekly Total  Year to Date
Hāmākua 0 9
North Hilo 0 4
South Hilo 5 231
Puna 3 199
Ka‘ū 0 21
Kona 4 396
South Kohala 0 74
North Kohala 1 10
Island Total 13 944

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments

Newsletters

Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.