Looking Back Through The Maui News
100 Years Ago
1918 — Maui’s New Year’s races and frontier sport celebration was a glorious success in every way except from a moneymaking standpoint. The promoters of the big enterprise, Angus McPhee and Frank H. Locey, are feeling good over the fact that, while they did not make money, they at least broke even.
75 Years Ago
1943 — All persons submitting films to photographic studios for developing and printing were warned Friday to leave their permanent mailing address with the photographer to assure the return of any censored pictures at some future date.
50 Years Ago
1968 — Maui Community College will open its doors to the community for its first open house since it began operations as Hawaii’s first fully comprehensive community college in September 1967.
25 Years Ago
1993 — Professional entertainers have a certain antidote for the post-holiday blahs this Friday and Saturday at the Iao theater. Pacific Overture – Ted Weber, Bill Hensley, Kirsten Fredericksen and Melodee Meyer – and The Maui Brown Sisters – Kimberly Horn, Neida Bequette and Amy Gilliom – are combining forces for “Two Nights Only.”
10 Years Ago
2008 — Several commercial bicycle tour companies say they are struggling to hang on to their businesses since Haleakala National Park banned the tours in the park in October, citing safety concerns.
* “Looking Back Through The Maui News” is a weekly feature compiled by Jill Engledow.