Check the blind spot: Roadblocks to relicensing push some drivers to illegal behavior

An ignition interlock device is shown.
People wait at the DMV Friday. (Photos by Max Dible / West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — A bureaucratic barrier, a lack of adequate state statutes and the sluggish pace at which county Departments of Motor Vehicles process road tests have created a glitch in the driver’s re-licensing process that’s incentivizing thousands of Hawaii residents to break the law every year.