HPD: 431 Citations, 5 More Arrested in Increased Daniel K. Inouye Highway Enforcement

Hawai`i Police Department officials assigned to be in place for the TMT protestor blockade and encampment on Mauna Kea access road continue the stepped-up traffic enforcement efforts on Daniel K. Inouye Highway.

Authorities say the continuing efforts of police during the new weeklong period covering last Thursday to date has resulted in the issuance of an additional 431 traffic citations and five suspects arrested for five offenses. The 431 citations were categorized as follows:

  • Speeding (207)
  • Excessive Speeding (7)
  • Seatbelt (18)
  • Child Restraint (4)
  • Cellular Phone/Electronic device (3)
  • Tint (10)
  • No Driver’s License (14)
  • No Insurance (18)
  • Unsafe vehicle (20)
  • Other moving violation (9)
  • No License plate (16)
  • Regulatory (103)
  • Parking (2)

The five arrested offenses were categorized as follows:

  • Driving under the Influence of Intoxicants (1)
  • Contempt/Failure to appear warrants (3)
  • Revocation of Release warrant (1)

The combined total of the four-week long Daniel K. Inouye Highway enhanced traffic enforcement efforts by HPD stands at 2237 citations issued and 24 persons arrested for 39 offenses. The effort will continue for the duration of the ongoing protest situation to promote the safety of motorist and pedestrians alike.