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By Allyson Blair| October 22, 2020 at 3:49 PM HST – Updated October 22 at 5:34 PM  HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – Bars are closed on Oahu and there’s far less traffic on the roads. But that doesn’t seem to have made the...
By Lynn Kawano| October 13, 2020 at 5:44 PM HST – Updated October 14 at 11:16 AM  HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – During an emotional sentencing hearing Tuesday, the families of two men fatally struck in 2018 while changing a tire faced the...
Great coverage on MPD’s “Saturation Saturday” Sobriety Checkpoints.   The new tow law and sobriety checkpoints have helped reduce alcohol-related fatalities in half on Maui.  Working together with Law Enforcement we can reach MADD’s goal of No More Victims. MADD Kudos...
They’ve all served as presidents of MADD, but rarely do these mothers – and a father – get the opportunity to gather together to share their stories at once. Each president’s life has been changed because of a drunk or...
On August 29, 2020, MADD will launch the second nationwide “Saturation Saturday,” an opportunity to support law enforcement departments and publicize NHTSA’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” summer activation. This initiative was first launched in Missouri with tremendous success and...
2020 MADD has attained the 2020 Platinum Seal by adding information to our Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar. GuideStar is the worlds largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. By sharing these metrics, we’re helping the sector move beyond simplistic financial...
SUMMER 2020 ‘CELEBRATE WITH A PLAN’ CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF Plan ahead with a safe and sober driver to get you safely to and from your destinations  HONOLULU –The Queen’s Health Systems (QHS), in partnership with other health care providers, first responders and...
Because of COVID-19, over 70% of MADD Hawaii’s income stream is at risk and we don’t know when Walk Like MADD, the major event that funds the organization’s services, will resume. The MADD Hawaii Advisory Board has developed a comprehensive...
Star Advertiser 6.27.2020 A Honolulu man with six drunken driving arrests was handed an extended 10-year prison sentence Friday for felony DUI. A jury in January convicted Ricardo Newcomb Jr., 47, of habitually operating a vehicle under the influence of...
Star Advertiser 5.4.20 The Honolulu Police Department on Friday began setting up impaired driver checkpoints throughout Oahu, and will continue to do so through June 30. The checkpoints will take place at unannounced times and locations through June 30, including...