Looking Back Through The Maui News
100 Years Ago
1918 –By request of the Navy Department, no mention of movement of vessels will be made in the future in The Maui News.
75 Years Ago
1943 — Traffic from Kahului to Paia and Upcountry districts must detour over the Pulehu and Hansen roads, beginning today. Naval authorities have closed the short detour which allowed traffic to pass through the Kahului Naval Air Station outskirts.
50 Years Ago
1968 — The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers has formally approved the Kihei Beach erosion control project for the Kalama Park area. The project is designed to protect the beach by a 25-foot-wide berm the length of the park, which would be protected by a stone revetment some 3,000 feet long.
25 Years Ago
1993 — The State/County Joint Task Force on the Upcountry/Kihei Highway essentially completed its work Wednesday night, suggesting five main choices for a new link but not indicating a preference among them.
10 Years Ago
2008 — The Save Honolua Coalition and Honolua Advisory Council have set up two public meetings over the next week to discuss the proposal by Maui Land & Pineapple Co. to set aside Honolua Bay, Lipoa Point and thousands of acres of West Maui land as preserves.
* “Looking Back Through The Maui News” is a weekly feature compiled by Jill Engledow.