Hawaiʻi County DUI Statistics: November 14-20

During the week of November 14 through November 20, 2022, Hawai‘i Island police arrested 16 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident and of the drivers was under the age of 21.

Thus far in 2022, there have been 877 DUI arrests compared with 960 during the same period in 2021, a decrease of 8.7 percent.

There have been 737 major accidents so far in 2022 compared with 718 during the same period last year, an increase of 2.6 percent.

To date, there were 31 fatal crashes (one fatal crash reclassified on 05/30/22 due to a medical condition) resulting in 33 fatalities (one of which had multiple deaths, and one reclassified due to a medical condition), compared with 25 fatal crashes, resulting in 25 fatalities for the same time last year. This represents an increase of 24 percent for fatal crashes, and 32 percent for fatalities.

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