HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - More than 50 McKinley High School students and teachers will hold a sign waving event on South King Street and Pensacola Street in front of the school on Thursday, March 24 from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. to remind drivers to slow down and watch out for pedestrians.
Students will be joined by Honolulu Police Department District 1 Community Policing officers and Farmers Insurance Hawaii employees.
The event is being organized by one of the Junior classes at McKinley, and will become a monthly event for the high school students.
The event is patterned after the Farmers Insurance Hawaii Hot Spots program, which rallies local communities to remind drivers to slow down in school zones.
WHAT: McKinley High School Hot Spots Traffic Safety Rally
WHO: McKinley High School students, HPD officers, Farmers Hawaii employees, and concerned citizens
WHEN: Thursday, March 24, from 7 a.m. – 8 a.m.
WHERE: South King Street near Pensacola Avenue in front of McKinley High School
WHY: Remind drivers to slow down and watch for pedestrians to reduce accidents