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Cinco de Mayo celebrates the legendary Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, in which a Mexican force of 4,500 men faced 6,000 well-trained French soldiers. The battle lasted four hours and ended in a victory for the Mexican army under Gen. Ignacio Zaragoza. Along with Mexican Independence Day on Sept. 16, Cinco de Mayo has become a time to celebrate Mexican heritage and culture.

Cinco de Mayo by the numbers

Cinco de Mayo celebrates the legendary Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, in which a Mexican force of 4,500 men faced 6,000 well-trained French soldiers. The battle lasted four hours and ended in a victory for the Mexican army under Gen. Ignacio Zaragoza. Along with Mexican Independence Day on Sept. 16, Cinco de Mayo […]

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During the week of April 27, 2010, through May 3, 2010, Big Island police arrested 27 motorists for drunk driving. Seven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 526 DUI arrests compared with 460 during the same period last year, an increase of 14.3 percent.

DUI stats for the week of April 27 – May 3

During the week of April 27, 2010, through May 3, 2010, Big Island police arrested 27 motorists for drunk driving. Seven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 526 DUI arrests compared with 460 during the same period last year, […]

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During the week of April 19, 2010, through April 26, 2010, Big Island police arrested 39 motorists for drunk driving. Eleven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Five were under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 499 DUI arrests compared with 415 during the same period last year, an increase of 20.2 percent. There have been 430 major accidents so far this year compared with 542 during the same period last year, a decrease of 20.7 percent.

So far this year, there were nine traffic fatalities on the Big Island compared with five during the same period last year, an increase of 80 percent.

DUI stats for the week of April 19-26

During the week of April 19, 2010, through April 26, 2010, Big Island police arrested 39 motorists for drunk driving. Eleven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Five were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 499 DUI arrests compared with 415 during the same period last year, […]

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During the week of April 12, 2010, through April 18, 2010, Big Island police arrested 32 motorists for drunk driving. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 460 DUI arrests compared with 387 during the same period last year, an increase of 18.9 percent. There have been 407 major accidents so far this year compared with 510 during the same period last year, a decrease of 20.2 percent.

DUI stats for the week of April 12-18

During the week of April 12, 2010, through April 18, 2010, Big Island police arrested 32 motorists for drunk driving. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 460 DUI arrests compared with 387 during the same period last year, […]

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During the week of March 29, 2010, through April 4, 2010, Big Island police arrested 21 motorists for drunk driving. Four of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 402 DUI arrests compared with 340 during the same period last year, an increase of 18.2 percent.

DUI stats for the week of March 29-April 4

During the week of March 29, 2010, through April 4, 2010, Big Island police arrested 21 motorists for drunk driving. Four of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 402 DUI arrests compared with 340 during the same period last year, […]

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Black History Month, by the numbers

Black History Month, by the numbers

Black (African-American) History Month: February 2010 To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week. The first celebration occurred on Feb. 12, 1926. For many years, the second week of February was set aside for this celebration to coincide with […]

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During the week of November 16, 2009, through November 23, 2009, Big Island police arrested 36 motorists for drunk driving. Three of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes.

So far this year, there have been 1,225 DUI arrests compared with 1,219 during the same period last year, an increase [corrected] of 0.5 percent.

DUI stats for the week of November 16-23

During the week of November 16, 2009, through November 23, 2009, Big Island police arrested 36 motorists for drunk driving. Three of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. So far this year, there have been 1,225 DUI arrests compared with 1,219 during the same period last year, an increase [corrected] of 0.5 percent.

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During the week of September 29, 2009, through October 5, 2009, Big Island police arrested 26 motorists for drunk driving. Seven of the drivers were involved in a traffic crash. Two of the drivers were under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 1,028 DUI arrests compared with 1,045 during the same period last year, a decrease of 1.6 percent

DUI stats for the week of Sept 29-Oct 5

During the week of September 29, 2009, through October 5, 2009, Big Island police arrested 26 motorists for drunk driving. Seven of the drivers were involved in a traffic crash. Two of the drivers were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 1,028 DUI arrests compared with 1,045 during the […]

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During the week of September 22, 2009, through September 28, 2009, Big Island police arrested 24 motorists for drunk driving. Seven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 1,002 DUI arrests compared with 1,015 during the same period last year, a decrease of 1.3 percent.

DUI Stats for the week of September 22-28

During the week of September 22, 2009, through September 28, 2009, Big Island police arrested 24 motorists for drunk driving. Seven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 1,002 DUI arrests compared with 1,015 during the same period last year, […]

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During the week of September 15, 2009, through September 21, 2009, Big Island police arrested 23 motorists for drunk driving. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 978 DUI arrests compared with 997 during the same period last year, a decrease of 1.9 percent.

DUI stats for the week of September 15-21

During the week of September 15, 2009, through September 21, 2009, Big Island police arrested 23 motorists for drunk driving. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 978 DUI arrests compared with 997 during the same period last year, […]

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During the week of September 8, 2009, through September 14, 2009, Big Island police arrested 17 motorists for drunk driving. Three of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes.

So far this year, there have been 955 DUI arrests compared with 980 during the same period last year, a decrease of 2.6 percent.

DUI stats for the week of September 8-14

During the week of September 8, 2009, through September 14, 2009, Big Island police arrested 17 motorists for drunk driving. Three of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. So far this year, there have been 955 DUI arrests compared with 980 during the same period last year, a decrease of 2.6 percent.

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DUI stats for the week of September 1-7

DUI stats for the week of September 1-7

MEDIA RELEASE During the week of September 1, 2009, through September 7, 2009, Big Island police arrested 23 motorists for drunk driving. Four of the drivers were involved in a traffic crash. Five were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 938 DUI arrests compared with 950 during the same […]

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DUI stats for the week of August 25-31

DUI stats for the week of August 25-31

MEDIA RELEASE During the week of August 25, 2009, through August 31, 2009, Big Island police arrested 32 motorists for drunk driving. Five of the drivers were involved in a traffic crash. One was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 915 DUI arrests compared with 925 during the same […]

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DUI stats for the week of July 21-27 on the Big Island

DUI stats for the week of July 21-27 on the Big Island

MEDIA RELEASE During the week of July 21, 2009, through July 27, 2009, Big Island police arrested 15 motorists for drunk driving. Seven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 789 DUI arrests compared with 803 during the same period […]

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