HONOLULU (KHON2) – Big Island police released their weekly DUI numbers for the week of Oct. 10 through Oct. 16. 

They report the arrest of 24 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five out of the 24 drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Two drivers were under the legal drinking age of 21.

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Since the start of 2022 there have been 788 DUI arrests compared with 837 during the same time frame last year. This equals a 5.9 percent decrease. 

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

To date, there were 28 fatal crashes resulting in 30 fatalities, compared with 20 fatal crashes, resulting in 20 fatalities for the same time last year.

To see the full list of DUI arrests throughout the island head to Hawaii Police’s website

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Big Island police said to try and stop more tragic accidents on island they will continue their DUI roadblocks and patrols.