Mayor, others promote walking to school for improved health, learning

Allan Parachini / Special to The Garden Island

Amy Bilcich, in yellow vest, left, and Kauai Fire Department Deputy Chief Kilipaki Vaughan, orange vest, right, lead students on their walk to Kilauea School on Thursday.

KILAUEA — About a dozen Kilauea School students, parents, school and public-safety officials joined Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami Thursday along a new route recently created to better guarantee the safety of students walking to school.