Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-06-13 23:48:06 –
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Honolulu (KHON2) — Improving the safety of driveways near Diamond Head has created controversy among the inhabitants of the region.
Road safety improvements on Rheahi Avenue began between Monsarrat and Noera Drive, where Waikiki Elementary School is located.
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This work is being done by Safe Leahi, LLC, who purchased a driveway from Luna Lilo Trust with the goal of improving pedestrians and slowing down.
However, some residents say they are against the changes being made.
“Rare Here Avenue is the only access to our neighborhood and overnight we noticed that half of the street was toll parking. Traffic was affected. Curtischi, a member of the Owners’ Association, said:
In a statement issued to KHON2, Safe Leahi LLC’s Mary Jones said:
The project arose from the city’s dissatisfaction with failing to meet its obligations to keep citizens safe next to schools, parks and homes. Protests have been transferred to Honolulu Hale, requiring the city to manage and improve this driveway and many other driveways in Honolulu.
Mary Jones, Saffreych LLC
Requests for comment from Councilor Tommy Waters were not immediately returned.
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