100 Years Ago
1912 - The New Theatre in Kahului is now completed and has been painted in brown and green, the colors of the train station. The seating capacity is 700, of which the gallery can hold 250 and the main floor 450.
75 Years Ago
1937 -Selection of Leonard Hawk to be the leader of the Maui County band brings to Maui a talented musician who has held a prominent place in Island musical circles for 10 years. He is known to radio fans as "Red" Hawk.
50 Years Ago
1962 - An exuberant, sunburnt group of Oahu radio and newsmen left for home Monday after a relaxing, fun-filled day at the Royal Lahaina Golf Club. The men were solidly sold on the beauty and challenge of true golfing skill offered by the plush nine-hole Kaanapali resort layout.
25 Years Ago
1987 - Kapalua Land Co. and two Native Hawaiian organizations have reached a compromise that establishes a procedure for disinterring human remains at a planned hotel development in Honokahua. The site of the proposed 450-room Kapalua Village Hotel is believed to contained numerous, unmarked Hawaiian graves.
10 Years Ago
2002 -The boxy Krispy Kreme store design that the Urban Design Review Board disliked so much has been replaced with a more compatible one. The Planning Department's Ann Cua said the county was "pleasantly surprised" at how willing the developers were to ditch their corporate style.
* "Looking Back Through The Maui News" is a weekly feature compiled by Gail Ainsworth.