100 Years Ago
1912 - All the teachers who are to be employed in the districts of Maui and Molokai have been appointed. Twenty of the smallest schools are taught by just one teacher. The largest school Lahaina has 10 teachers.
75 Years Ago
1937 - Although no definite decision was reached, every indication points to eventual selection of a site on High Street between Wells and Main streets for the new $130,000 Wailuku federal building. Final choice of the post office will be up to the public.
50 Years Ago
1962 - A long-cherished dream started by Prince Kuhio Kalanianaole moved one step nearer fruition on Saturday afternoon when Gov. William Quinn, Hawaiian Homes Commission personnel, Maui legislators and county officials gathered at Paukukalo. The occasion marked groundbreaking ceremonies of the first increment of what will ultimately be 300 house lots for people of Hawaiian ancestry.
25 Years Ago
1987 - Gov. John Waihee and heads of state departments discussed a wide range of problems yesterday, included the need for improvements at Maui Memorial Hospital. They were on Maui to begin the new "Capital of the Day" program.
10 Years Ago
2002 - Kahu Kamaiki Anakalea of Waihee Protestant Church blessed the entrance of the new Waihee School Library. The $2.4 million building replaces a converted classroom that served as the old library, where students used to sit on the floor.
* "Looking Back Through The Maui News" is a weekly feature compiled by Gail Ainsworth.