Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago

1918 — The workers on the HC&S plantation are showing a very gratifying spirit of cooperation in connection with the labor shortage. The men are taking fewer holidays than formerly, and there are by far more women and children at work this summer than ever before.

75 Years Ago

1943 — Maui motorists, commercial operators and all other users of gasoline will apply for allowances under the Office of Price Administration’s mileage-rationing system next week. Operators of all vehicles, non-highway equipment, boats and home appliance apparatus requiring gasoline must apply to their nearest registration center.

50 Years Ago

1968 — First units of Puamana — the condominium-type planned unit development in Lahaina — and the clubhouse will be open before Nov. 1, according to an announcement made Friday night, when more than 1,000 persons got their first look at the “new concept for oceanside leisure living.”

25 Years Ago

1993 — Last place got as much applause as first place. Those with four legs received identical awards as those with two. Participants in wheelchairs earned the same amount of respect as did their walking counterparts. Once again, the third annual Kalaupapa Walk-A-Fun was just that … a good time for all.

10 Years Ago

2008 — The Community Clinic of Maui fast is approaching its goal to remodel the former Ooka Super Market starting this fall to turn it into a modern, 36,000-square-foot health-care facility on Main Street.

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