Through the week of Might 17-23, Hawaii Island police arrested 23 motorists for DUI. Two of the drivers had been concerned in a visitors accident. None had been youthful than 21.
The numbers of arrests by district had been: Kona, 13; Puna and South Hilo, 4 every; and South Kohala, two.
Up to now this 12 months, there have been 500 DUI arrests in comparison with 340 throughout the identical interval final 12 months, a rise of 47.1%.
There have been 311 main accidents up to now this 12 months in comparison with 320 throughout the identical interval final 12 months, a lower of two.8%.
So far, there have been 11 official visitors fatalities in comparison with eight fatalities for a similar time interval final 12 months, a rise of 37.5%.
DUI roadblocks and patrols will proceed islandwide, police stated.