Program aims to combat
More than 30 bars, restaurants and nightclubs will participate in a summer program to discourage drunken driving by offering complimentary soft drinks to designated drivers.
The Department of Transportation's Designated Driver, or "D2," Campaign began Monday and will continue through August. The campaign is a joint effort on behalf of local radio stations and nighttime establishments to promote safe drinking habits among 21- to 35-year-olds. Of the 133 traffic fatalities in Hawaii last year, 68 were alcohol-related.
Businesses participating in the campaign are Aaron's, Bedroq Bar & Grill, Big City Diner, Blue Tropix Restaurant & Nightclub, Brew Moon Restaurant & Microbrewery, the Cellar, Compadres Bar & Grill, Dave & Buster's, Gussie L'amour's, Hard Rock Cafe, Hula's Bar & Lei Stand, Indigo Eurasian Cuisine, Irish Rose Saloon, Kahuna's, Kapono's, Kelley O'Neil's, Kemo'o Pub, Kincaid's Fish Chop & Steak House, Magoo's Pizza -- University, Ocean Club, O'Toole's Irish Pub, Palomino Restaurant, the Pipeline Cafe, Reign, Rick Rock Productions, Rumours, Ryan's Grill, Sarento's Top of the I, the Shack (Hawaii Kai, Mililani), Tropics Kailua, Volcanoes Nightclub, Wave Waikiki and Zanzabar Nightclub.