WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) _ The premier of the western Canadian province of British Columbia was arrested Friday for allegedly driving drunk, Maui police said.

Gordon M. Campbell, 54, of Vancouver, B.C., was pulled over near Honoapiilani Highway in Napili, police said.

Campbell posted $257 bail Friday at the Wailuku police station and was released, according to police Sgt. Ken Prather.

Campbell's Liberal Party won a provincial election in May 2001 to take over leadership of the provincial government from the leftist New Democratic Party.