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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2005
CITY DEDICATES NEW
City and state officials will dedicate a new crosswalk on
The crosswalk, near the
City Councilwoman Ann Kobayashi, who initiated the project said, “For many of our seniors who live around the area, the nearest crosswalk for them is at the corners Keeaumoku or Kalakaua. It’s a far walk in either direction and that section of
“I was very concerned about the families’ safety and wanted to make sure drivers were aware of them and slow down.”
State Senators Carol Fukunaga and Suzanne Chun Oakland and Representative Brian Schatz supported this project as well.
Among those scheduled to attend are Councilwoman Kobayashi, City Managing Director Jeff Coelho and Laverne Higa, director of the City Department of Facility Maintenance, which performed the work.
DFM workers painted the crosswalk on last week (May 10, 2005). The job cost roughly $600.
Councilwoman Ann Kobayashi, 547-7005
Laverne Higa, Director of Facility Maintenance, 692-5054
|Friday, May 20, 2005|