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 717 traffic citations and two suspects arrested for four offenses.
The 717 citations were categorized as follows:
- Speeding (342)
- Excessive Speeding (4)
- Seatbelt (31)
- Child Restraint (7)
- Cellular Phone/Electronic device (4)
- Tint (40)
- No Driver’s License (15)
- No Insurance (21)
- Unsafe vehicle (38)
- Other moving violation (14)
- No License plate (22)
- Regulatory (179)
- Parking (0)
The four arrested offenses were categorized as follows:
- Contempt/Failure to appear warrants (4)
The combined total of the 6-week long Daniel K. Inouye Highway enhanced traffic enforcement efforts by the Hawaiʻi Police Department stands at 3501 citations issued and 37 persons arrested for 61 offenses.