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Officials reveal plans to improve traffic, pedestrian safety

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VIDEO COURTESY STATE REP. SCOTT SAIKI
State and city officials gathered Wednesday to discuss traffic safety improvements to the crosswalk near McKinley High School following the recent fatal hit-and-run of a McKinley student.
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                                A memorial banner for Sara Yara was posted near the intersection of Kapiolani Boulevard and Kamakee Street.
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A memorial banner for Sara Yara was posted near the intersection of Kapiolani Boulevard and Kamakee Street.

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                                Chevy Saniatan, mother of Sara Yara, spoke with House Speaker Rep. Scott Saiki on Wednesday at McKinley High School where state and city officials unveiled plans to address traffic issues in the area. “It’s sad that it had to take my loss to save another life … But Sara didn’t die in vain, and we’re going to save another life,” Saniatan said.
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Chevy Saniatan, mother of Sara Yara, spoke with House Speaker Rep. Scott Saiki on Wednesday at McKinley High School where state and city officials unveiled plans to address traffic issues in the area. “It’s sad that it had to take my loss to save another life … But Sara didn’t die in vain, and we’re going to save another life,” Saniatan said.

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                                Chevy Saniatan, mother of Sara Yara, received an embrace from City Council member Tyler Dos Santos-Tam after Wednesday’s news conference at McKinley High School.
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Chevy Saniatan, mother of Sara Yara, received an embrace from City Council member Tyler Dos Santos-Tam after Wednesday’s news conference at McKinley High School.

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                                Officials announced plans to improve traffic safety for drivers and pedestrians following last week’s hit-and-run collision that killed 16-year-old Sara Yara and injured another McKinley High School student at Kapiolani Boulevard and Kamakee Street. Pictured is one of several floral memorials at the intersection.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

Officials announced plans to improve traffic safety for drivers and pedestrians following last week’s hit-and-run collision that killed 16-year-old Sara Yara and injured another McKinley High School student at Kapiolani Boulevard and Kamakee Street. Pictured is one of several floral memorials at the intersection.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A memorial banner for Sara Yara was posted near the intersection of Kapiolani Boulevard and Kamakee Street.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Chevy Saniatan, mother of Sara Yara, spoke with House Speaker Rep. Scott Saiki on Wednesday at McKinley High School where state and city officials unveiled plans to address traffic issues in the area. “It’s sad that it had to take my loss to save another life … But Sara didn’t die in vain, and we’re going to save another life,” Saniatan said.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Chevy Saniatan, mother of Sara Yara, received an embrace from City Council member Tyler Dos Santos-Tam after Wednesday’s news conference at McKinley High School.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Officials announced plans to improve traffic safety for drivers and pedestrians following last week’s hit-and-run collision that killed 16-year-old Sara Yara and injured another McKinley High School student at Kapiolani Boulevard and Kamakee Street. Pictured is one of several floral memorials at the intersection.