UH-Manoa sees spike in drug-related violations on campus

UH-Manoa sees spike in drug-related violations on campus

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - UH-Manoa referred more than 500 drug-related violations for disciplinary action in 2015, a 20 percent increase from the year before, according to a newly-released security report.

Most of the 509 violations happened at the University of Hawaii at Manoa's on-campus dorms. In 2015, there were 417 violations referred for disciplinary action. And in 2013, the figure was 345.

Meanwhile, UH-Manoa saw a drop in liquor law violations, from 932 in 2015 to 884 last year.

Other highlights from the report:

There were three reported rapes on campus in 2015, from two the year before. There were also three reported cases of "forcible fondling."

Last year, UH-Manoa saw nine reports of stalking, eight reports of dating violence, and three reports of domestic violence.

While burglaries were up slightly, there was just one reported robbery in 2015.

Motor vehicle thefts were also down in 2015. There were 32 on campus last year, compared to 41 in 2014.

The university is required to publish its crime statistics annually under federal law.

To read the full report, click here.