Pete Young pulled his bicycle off the rack yesterday at the bus stop at the corner of King and Punchbowl streets. He was headed farther, to Kakaako, but the bus became so crowded that he decided to get off and pedal the rest of the way. Even though fuel costs have been rising, city officials are not planning to increase fares for the growing number of riders.
Duke Comilang posed with Elmo yesterday at Shriners Hospital for Children. Elmo visited the Honolulu hospital with the cast of "Sesame Street Live," which is playing at the Blaisdell.
LEARNING TO FLY
Peter "The Reaper" Mitchelmore of Gravity Hawaii gave Mauri Fabio a paragliding lesson yesterday at Kualoa Regional Park. Fabio was on her second lesson and was learning the steps of how to walk, dance, run and then fly.