HPD: 591 More Traffic Citations Issued on Daniel K. Inouye Highway

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 591 traffic citations and six suspects arrested for 10 offenses.

The 591 citations were categorized as follows:

  • Speeding (291)
  • Excessive Speeding (1)
  • Seatbelt (37)
  • Child Restraint (3)
  • Cellular Phone/Electronic device (4)
  • Tint (17)
  • No Driver’s License (28)
  • No Insurance (21)
  • Unsafe vehicle (26)
  • Other moving violation (5)
  • No License plate (22)
  • Regulatory (136)
  • Parking (0)

The 10 arrested offenses were categorized as follows:

  • Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (2)
  • Contempt/Failure to appear warrants (3)
  • Resist order to stop Motor Vehicle (1)
  • Excessive Speeding (3)
  • Reckless Driving (1)

The combined total of the 7-week long Daniel K. Inouye Highway enhanced traffic enforcement efforts by the Hawaiʻi Police Department stands at 4092 citations issued and 43 persons arrested for 71 offenses.