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1. What is OVUII?

Posted on Jan 13, 2017 in

OVUII is “operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant” in the state of Hawai’i.  An “intoxicant” can be alcohol and/or drugs.  See HRS 291E-61 & 291E-61.5.  OVUII may... read more

If you got arrested for OVUII (“DUI”), the Administrative Driver’s License Revocation Office (ADLRO) generally has 8 calendar days for an alcohol related offense (or 22 calendar days for a... read more

3. What is a temporary driver’s permit?

Posted on Jan 13, 2017 in

Pursuant to HRS 291E-33, the law enforcement officer is required to take possession of any license held by you when you are arrested for OVUII.  When this happens, the law... read more

If you possess a valid license, but you did not surrender it at the time of your arrest, you may still get a temporary permit by surrendering your license to... read more

The temporary permit is only valid for 30 days for an alcohol related offense (or 44 days for a drug related offense) from the date you were issued your NOAR... read more

6. What if I have a duplicate license?

Posted on Jan 13, 2017 in

A duplicate driver’s license is treated the same as a non-duplicate license for administrative driver’s license revocation purposes.  You are required to surrender your duplicate driver’s license to the law... read more

The number of years of revocation is determined by law, based on how many prior alcohol/drug enforcement contacts you have and when they occurred, and whether you refused the breath/blood/urine... read more

8. Am I required to have an ADLRO hearing?

Posted on Jan 13, 2017 in

No.  The ADLRO hearing is optional, and you can request one if the review decision is unfavorable and you want to challenge your case further.  A hearing is not needed... read more

If you were arrested for OVUII on a Neighbor Island, you can have a telephonic hearing.  The ADLRO Hearing Officer will contact you by telephone and conduct the hearing over... read more

No.  If you were arrested for OVUII but you do not live in Hawai’i, and you request a hearing, you will not be required to return to Hawai’i for the... read more

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