Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago

1917 — The dance given by the Maui Women’s Food Conservation Commission at the Puunene Club House was a delightful affair in every respect and was a financial success, more than $100 net being realized.

75 Years Ago

1942 — Hard liquor will again be on sale at Maui’s liquor stores on Monday morning, and there is an adequate supply to provide a bottle for all purchase permit orders.

50 Years Ago

1967 — A major Mainland oceanic instrument manufacturer has expressed interest in working with the Maui Research & Development Foundation in development of a proposed 35-mile-long deep submergence test range off Maui.

25 Years Ago

1992 — Four Central Maui youngsters skipped school Thursday, picked up a Cadillac, and took it joyriding to Hana. They were apprehended after stealing another vehicle, leading police on a high-speed chase and sideswiping the rented car of an elderly tourist couple.

10 Years Ago

2007 — One of the island’s largest auto dealerships, Cutter Maui Imports, quietly shuttered its garage doors on Friday. Since early this week, the lot at Kaahumanu Avenue and Kahului Beach Road has been nearly empty and the outdoor sales banners are gone.

* “Looking Back Through The Maui News” is a weekly feature compiled by Jill Engledow.