100 Years Ago
1913 -The Puunene Store will have its holiday goods on display Monday, November 17. Do your Christmas shopping early! Puunene Store in Kahului.
75 Years Ago
1938 -Wise shoppers shop at Paia Store where the stocks are large, the variety great, the quality high and the prices low. Specials: twin wool sweaters $5, children's dresses 30 cents, super standard percale misses' dresses 65 cents, women's good knee-length silk hose 50 cents.
50 Years Ago
1963 -The Chrysanthemum Ball is to be held in the Wailuku Armory on November 16th. Register your vote for your favorite candidate for Chrysanthemum Queen by requesting a ticket and donating a buck. Proceeds will be used for scholarships, awards, Memorial Day swimming meet, Pony League baseball, civic activities, etc.
25 Years Ago
1988 -People who raise game fowl say they are the Rodney Dangerfields of animal breeders they don't get any respect. "Every time you raise game birds they think you are cock fighting," said Mike Pszyk, president of the newly formed Maui chapter of the Hawaii Gamebreeders Association.
10 Years Ago
2003 -Hui Malama Learning Center Executive Director Sam Millington has redirected a $25,000 personal prize to his agency. Millington received the cash award recently from the Harry & Jeannette Weinberg Foundation at its Achievement in Management awards luncheon held in Honolulu.
* "Looking Back Through The Maui News" is a weekly feature compiled by Gail Ainsworth.