03-12-19 Safe driving reminder

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Puna District, Area I
School Resource Officer Joshua Flores
Phone: (808) 965-2716




Media Release

Students and Faculty of Keonepoko Elementary School teamed up with the Hawaiʻi Police Department to remind motorists of safe driving habits.

On (March 8 and March 11), Students, Faculty and Police Officers conducted sign waving events fronting Keonepoko Elementary School. The two-day event consisted of approximately 60 students, two faculty members and Police Officers from the Community Policing Section, School Resource Officers and Traffic Enforcement Officers.

The message from the sign waving was to remind motorists that the school zone speed limit is 25 mph and 20 mph when the lights are flashing, to always wear your seatbelt and do not use your mobile device while driving.

Fines for the above violations are as follows:

  1. Speeding in a School Zone – $322.00
  2. Mobile Electronic Device Prohibited – School / Construction Zone – $347.00
  3. No Seatbelt – $107.00

Drive safely at all times.





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