17 Motorists Arrested for DUI

May 11, 2022, 11:32 AM HST
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...

Seventeen motorists were arrested for DUI during the week of May 2-8, according to Hawaiʻi police. 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 375 DUI arrests compared with 459 during the same period last year, a decrease of 18.3%.

There have been 270 major accidents so far this year compared with 282 during the same period last year, a decrease of 4.3%.

To date, there were 12 fatal crashes, resulting in 14 fatalities (one of which had multiple deaths), compared with eight fatal crashes, resulting in eight fatalities for the same time last year. This represents is an increase of 50 percent for fatal crashes and 75% for fatalities.

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue islandwide.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Stay in-the-know with daily or weekly
headlines delivered straight to your inbox.
Mahalo for Subscribing


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