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23 DUI arrests last week on the Big Island

23 DUI arrests last week on the Big Island

Honolulu (KHON2) – Big Island Police free His weekly DUI numbers for the week of January 16 through January 22.

They report the arrest of 23 motorists for driving while in an intoxicated state.

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A traffic accident involved six drivers and two drivers were under the legal drinking age of 21.

Since the beginning of 2023, there have been 72 DUI arrests compared to 68 during the same time frame last year. This equates to an increase of 5.9 percent.

Hawaii Police say most DUI arrests happen in South Hilo, Puna and Kona.

To date, there have been three fatal crashes resulting in three fatal accidents, compared to two fatal accidents at the same time last year.

To see the full list of DUI arrests across the island head to the Hawaii Police Department Website,

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Big Island Police said they will continue their DUI roadblocks and patrols to try and prevent more tragic accidents on the island.

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