Records show alleged drunk driver in a deadly Mililani crash is a repeat offender

Records show alleged drunk driver in a deadly Mililani crash is a repeat offender
A shot of the scene Thursday showed rainy conditions when Aaron Malama was hit and killed on the side of the road. (Source: Hawaii News Now)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A suspected drunk driver accused in a deadly Mililani crash has been released pending investigation. But records show the driver is a repeat offender for driving under the influence.

Honolulu Police recently released 47-year-old Edrina Rapis. She’s accused of driving drunk and killing a tow truck operator in Mililani Thursday morning.

Records showed that Rapis was also convicted of DUI after a crash in 2004. She lost her license for one year.

The death of Aaron Malama is Hawaii’s 4th traffic fatality of 2020. Malama was towing a stalled vehicle when his was hit.

Rapis could still face a negligent homicide charge.

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