McDonald's advises pedestrians to stop and look both ways

By Jocelyn Langford

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - McDonald's Restaurants of Hawaii reinstated its statewide Pedestrian Safety Program on Thursday with the first of many safety decals at local public elementary schools.

The first decal installation took place Thursday morning at Queen Ka'ahumanu Elementary on Kinau Street.

The eye-catching decals have a bright red and yellow safety message next to a set of red Ronald McDonald shoeprints to remind students to stop and look before crossing the street.

The McDonald's Pedestrian Safety Program partnered with the City of Honolulu, the State Department of Transportation, and the Department of Education to support awareness of pedestrian safety.

The Statewide Pedestrian Master Plan identifies intersections of areas in concern. McDonald's then reached out to schools near those areas to participate in the safety decal program.

Other decals will be installed, or reinstalled where they are worn and faded, at six other elementary schools.

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