20 motorists arrested for DUI from Jan. 29 to Feb. 4
Twenty motorists were arrested during the week of Jan. 29 through Feb. 4 for driving under the influence of an intoxicant.
Five of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Two of the drivers were under the age of 21. Hilo and Kona Districts tied for the most arrests.
So far this year, there have been 98 DUI arrests compared with 110 during the same period last year, a decrease of 11%.
Hawai‘i Police Department’s Traffic Services Section reviewed all updated crashes and found 87 major crashes so far this year, compared with 87 during the same time last year.
To date, there have been five fatal crashes, resulting in five fatalities, compared with two fatal crashes, resulting in two fatalities for the same time last year. This represents an increase of 150% for fatal crashes and 150% 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.