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Flags wave for safety’s sake

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Dr. Vincent Au became emotional Thursday as he described his late friend Dr. Cynthia Timtim Soneda, who died last year when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing Kalanianaole Highway in Aina Haina.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Chad Taniguchi, executive director of the Hawaii Bicycling League, left, Dr. Vince Au, Hannah Neagle of the Hawaii Bicycling League and Aina Haina resident Christine Langworthy used flags as they crossed Kalanianaole Highway on Thursday between Kaai and Waa streets in Aina Haina. Dr. Cynthia Timtim Soneda was struck by a vehicle and killed last year while crossing in the un-signaled crosswalk.

Local traffic safety advocates are ramping up a grass-roots effort to provide fluorescent flags for pedestrian use at some of Oahu’s most dangerous crosswalks. Read more

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