Looking Back Through The Maui News
100 Years Ago
1918 — Maui boys who are serving in various branches of the Army on the mainland and who were expecting to be sent to France up to the time the peace armistice was signed may be expected to be arriving home most anytime now.
75 Years Ago
1943 — Fresno Deputy Coroner L.R. Webb announced the death of Armine von Tempski Ball, 44-year-old Maui-born novelist, magazine writer and lecturer, probably occurred November 29 and came as the result of a heart attack. The body was found in a hotel room.
50 Years Ago
1968 — Maui Lu Resort luau: Bring your mainland friends. Bring your cameras. Complete luau including rum punch, authentic Hawaiian dishes, Hawaiian entertainment. Children $3.50. Adults $6.50. Pig comes from the imu at 6 p.m.
25 Years Ago
1993 — Shades of “Wayne’s World”! Akaku, Maui’s nonprofit community cable access organization, is up and running and has scheduled for this month the first of its video production training classes.
10 Years Ago
2008 — A University of Hawaii researcher believes that tracking an isotope of nitrogen in seawater can demonstrate that nutrients from injection wells are getting into the water.
* “Looking Back Through The Maui News” is a weekly feature compiled by Jill Engledow.