Hawaii DUI Laws

DUI Charges in Hawaii? Get help today with an attorney!


A Hawaii DUI conviction can have you saying "Aloha" to your freedom, your driver's license and thousands of dollars.

Hawaii DUI laws can be intimidating. If you've been charged with drunk driving, you're up against life-changing penalties that could keep you from getting a job. Fortunately, there is help available. A Hawaii DUI lawyer can help protect your rights.

A DUI attorney can answer questions you have about your case, and help ensure you don't miss important deadlines. Protect your rights. Speak with a Hawaii DUI attorney near you today.

To contact a DUI attorney in Hawaii, simply fill out the FREE case evaluation form on this page, or call, toll free, 877-349-1311.

Hawaii DUI laws may require for jail time, fines and suspended license for DUI convictions. Refusing a breathalyzer test could also result in a suspended license.

Hawaii DUI Penalties

Some of the tough Hawaii DUI penalties include:

First DUI conviction

  • 2-5 days in jail
  • 72 hours of community service
  • $150-1,000 in fines
  • Mandatory substance abuse education
  • 1 year administrative license suspension

Second DUI conviction (within 5 years)

  • 30 days in jail
  • 240 hours of community service
  • $500-1,500 in fines
  • 18 months administrative license suspension

Third DUI conviction (within 5 years)

  • 10-30 days in jail
  • $500-2,500 in fines
  • 2 years administrative license suspension

Breath Test Refusal Penalties

  • First refusal: One year administrative license suspension
  • Any additional refusals: Two-five years of suspension

Ask a Hawaii DUI Attorney about your options

A Hawaii DUI lawyer can answer questions you might have about the law or your specific DUI case. To speak with a DUI attorney near you today, fill out the free case evaluation form on this page or call us, toll free, at 877-349-1311.

Note: Laws may have changed since our last update. For the latest information on these DUI laws, speak to a local DUI lawyer in the state.

The Hawaii DUI penalty list is by no means all-inclusive. DUI penalties may vary based on a variety of factors, including your prior driving record.

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