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Police remind folks to drive safely Super Bowl weekend

The Hawaiʻi Police Department wants football fans and people participating in celebrations this coming Super Bowl weekend to remember to keep your head in the game and follow some easy safety tips provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Police remind public to drive sober so you won’t get pulled over

The Hawaiʻi Police Department wants to spread the word about drug-impaired driving and to remind all drivers: If you are impaired by drugs and thinking of driving, pass your keys to a sober driver. Don’t be the reason someone doesn’t make it home for the holidays. If you are caught driving under the influence, you […]

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Police urge public to avoid using drugs and driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) new campaign of “If you feel Different, You Drive Different” is not new for those of us on the Big Island who have been impacted by drunk and drugged driving fatalities.

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Police to step-up DUI checkpoints for the holiday season

The Hawai‘i Police Department is kicking off their 2018 Christmas Season “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. HPD Officers are always vigilant in their efforts to stop drunk drivers from hurting themselves or others on our roadways, but citizens will see that intensify over the next few weeks. From December 13-31, HPD Officers will […]

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign for Labor Day weekend

Our summer is coming to an end and this Labor Day weekend is going to be a busy one. Let’s make sure that we enjoy it safely. The Labor Day Holiday is one of the most dangerous ones on our roads. It is illegal to drive in Hawai’i with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 […]

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Police urge safe driving during St. Patrick’s Day celebrations

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawai’i Police Department is reminding the public that “Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving” and urges the community to follow these safety precautions: Designate a sober driver or have an alternate transportation plan before the party begins. If you don’t have a designated driver, call a taxi or a friend. Never let a […]

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Police remind public to avoid drunk driving Super Bowl Sunday

When Super Bowl LII kicks off, will you be prepared for party victory? Whether you’re the home team or a visitor, every Super Bowl LII party game plan must start with a shutdown defense that prevents drunk driving.

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During the week of October 30, 2017, through November 5, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 18 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 978 DUI arrests compared with 927 during the same period last year, an increase of 5.5 percent.

Police DUI stats for the week of October 30-November 5, 2017

During the week of October 30, 2017, through November 5, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 18 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 978 DUI arrests […]

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A 46-year-old woman from Mountain View was arrested Friday night for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park and refusing to provide a breath sample. Her name is being withheld during the preliminary investigation.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park rangers make arrests for DUI

A 46-year-old woman from Mountain View was arrested Friday night for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park and refusing to provide a breath sample. Her name is being withheld during the preliminary investigation.

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Police to deploy DUI checkpoints over the Memorial Day weekend

With the approach of the long Memorial Day weekend and the continuation of graduation parties, Hawai’i Police will be on alert to help prevent tragedy on our roads. Officers will conduct DUI checkpoints and roving patrols beginning Friday, May 26, and continuing through Memorial Day, Monday, May 29. The effort is part of a national […]

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Police urge Super Bowl fans to not let friends drive drunk

Whether you’re throwing a Super Bowl party or just attending one, now is the time to strategize the most important part of your game plan for the big game: a shutdown defense that prevents drunk driving.

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Police to conduct DUI checkpoints through the holiday season

Hawaiʻi Island police will conduct island-wide DUI checkpoints throughout the holiday season. The effort is part of a national and statewide campaign called “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.” The campaign starts today and runs through January 1.

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Hawaiʻi Island police will increase enforcement of drunk driving as part of a national campaign called “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” which starts Friday (August 19) and runs through the Labor Day (September 5). During the campaign, police will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols island wide using federal grant funding from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Police to join national DUI checkpoint campaign starting Friday (Aug 19)

Hawaiʻi Island police will increase enforcement of drunk driving as part of a national campaign called “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” which starts Friday (August 19) and runs through the Labor Day (September 5). During the campaign, police will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols island wide using federal grant funding from the National […]

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With the approach of high school graduations and Memorial Day weekend, Hawaiʻi Island police will be on alert to help prevent tragedy on our roads.

Officers will conduct DUI checkpoints and roving patrols beginning tonight (May 20), and continuing through Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. The effort is part of a national and statewide campaign called “Drunk Driving: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.”

Police to step-up DUI checkpoints on Hawaii Island

With the approach of high school graduations and Memorial Day weekend, Hawaiʻi Island police will be on alert to help prevent tragedy on our roads. Officers will conduct DUI checkpoints and roving patrols beginning tonight (May 20), and continuing through Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. The effort is part of a national and statewide campaign […]

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