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Honolulu – Mayor Kirk Caldwell has ordered Honolulu Hale to be illuminated in red from the evening of Monday, November 19 through Sunday, November 25, 2018 in recognition of the Mothers Against Drunk Driving’s “Tie One On For Safety” campaign. “We want...
MADD Hawaii’s Tie One On For Safety (TOOFS) the red ribbon kick off was held November 14 in Tamarind Park – the heart of downtown Honolulu. MADD volunteers shared recipes for “MockTails” and other ideas about how to drink responsibly...
MADD Hawaii, in collaboration with The Queen’s Health Systems, Hawaii State Department of Health, Hawaii State Department of Transportation and Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii, presented a one-day conference – Drugs & Driving – A Call to Action – on...
Mahalo Nui Loa to all who joined us for a record breaking year! The most walkers ever and the most funds raised! Thank you all so very much. We could not have done it without our wonderful sponsors and supporters....
This year’s MADD Law Enforcement Recognition (LER) events, sponsored by Toyota Hawaii (Servco), will feature a new category. County Prosecutors have been invited to submit nominations for members of their staff who go “above and beyond” in their challenging task of prosecuting DUI offenders....
On Valentine’s Day 2015 my 17 year old daughter, Phoenix, was killed by an underage drunk and drugged driver.  Phoenix, her friend and the impaired driver died in the fiery crash.  Bystanders tried to pull my daughter from the backseat...
Their son is gone, but Ed and Paula Werner are attempting  to ease even a tiny part of the pain for the next parents who lose a child to an impaired driver. Kaulana Werner, then 19, was hit and killed nearly two...
Awarded the prestigious Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams grant, 20 Kealakehe High School students in grades 9-12 are developing a BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) detection system that works within a car to quickly and reliably determine if a driver is inebriated. The students recently did their first round...
For 28 years, MADD Hawaii has conducted a campaign to caution the public about the increased danger of drinking and driving during the holiday season. This awareness effort has always involved distributing red ribbons to be attached to drivers’ vehicles as a pledge to drive sober and buckled...