100 Years Ago
1913 - The winery is full of pure Kaupakalua! We do not have to make excuses for Maui Wine. Just try it and ask your dealer for more. Kaupakalua Wine & Liquor Co. Ltd., Haiku, Maui.
75 Years Ago
1938 - Two gala nights of entertainment, dancing, games and merrymaking will be featured on the Maui High School campus in December when the Maui High carnival comes to "town." A ticket to this event will admit the purchaser to the Mystery Show and entitle him to 40 votes for the Carnival Queen.
50 Years Ago
1963 - Nine Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. villages are scheduled to be closed by the end of this year, according to the October issue of the "HC&S Breeze." The list includes Hamakuapoko, Kaheka, Lower Village 3, Middle Village 3, Japanese Village 1, Village 2, Village 6, Kihei Village 1, and Russian Village.
25 Years Ago
1988 - A tiny crew, last representatives of a way of life that dominated Wailuku for most of the last 126 years, raked and fired a scrap of cane field on Honoapiilani Highway this morning. By Thursday, when the cane is transported to the mill at Puunene, Wailuku Agribusiness Co. Inc. will be out of the sugar business.
10 Years Ago
2003 - Two more of the historic pod trees that form the famous tunnel along Hansen Road near the sugar mill have been cut down after extensive trunk rot was discovered. County arborist David Sakoda said it was painful to order the removal of the monkeypod and earpod trees that could be nearly a century old, but that safety takes a priority.
* "Looking Back Through The Maui News" is a weekly feature compiled by Gail Ainsworth.