100 Years Ago
1913 - On Tuesday evening last the entertainment given by Miss Edith Dorothy Keola at the Maui Theatre and in the Town Hall, was a most enjoyable affair. Two hundred invitations were sent out, and they all seem to have been accepted. The theatre was crowded and the dance floor, later on, was also full to capacity.
75 Years Ago
1938 - Rooms with bath at the Alexander Young Hotel cost $2.50 and up. We have a special discount for Maui residents. Dancing on the Roof Garden goes from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Dinner and dance are $2.50. Dance only $1.
50 Years Ago
1963 - Plans for the establishment on Maui by September, 1964, of a new boarding school for girls have been announced by Harry S. Kennedy, Episcopal Bishop of Honolulu. The school will be located in the home of the late Katherine Cooper, in Makawao.
25 Years Ago
1988 - Former Seattle Aquarium curator John Nightingale has arrived on Maui to become executive director of the proposed Maui Ocean Center, a $16-million project designed for an 8- to 12-acre shoreline site on the island's leeward side. Amfac land at Olowalu is currently the top contender.
10 Years Ago
2003 - Maka'oi'oi, the manager's home that came in with pineapple at Kapalua, went out with it on Thursday. The decayed building, built by D. T. Fleming in 1915, was demolished after a blessing ceremony. It was occupied by Pineapple Hill Restaurant until 1996.
* "Looking Back Through The Maui News" is a weekly feature compiled by Gail Ainsworth.