Police arrest 16 for DUI

From April 8-14, Hawaii Island police arrested 16 motorists for DUI. Five were involved in traffic accidents.

Numbers of arrests by district were: Kona, seven; South Kohala, four; South Hilo, three; and Puna, two.


So far this year, there have been 336 DUI arrests compared to 324 during the same period last year, an increase of 3.7%.

There have been 274 major accidents so far this year compared to 379 during the same period last year, a decrease of 27.7%.


There have been five official traffic fatalities compared to seven at this point last year, a decrease 28.6%.

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue islandwide.

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