100 Years Ago
1914 -Maui Stables in Wailuku offers drays, express wagons, buggies, etc.; harness and saddle horses; seven-seater Cadillac with Frank Medeiros as chauffeur; also a 2-ton Buick truck. Special rates for large parties. We guarantee to make all steamer and train connections.
75 Years Ago
1939 - They're coming! And the big day is next Saturday when The Maui News will commence publication of its 7-Star Comic section. Inauguration of a comic section is the result of hundreds of requests from our readers. Among the comic figures which will greet readers next Saturday are: Cynical Susie, Billy Make Believe, Peter Pat, Danny Dingle and Dub Dabs.
50 Years Ago
1964 - Sizzling Discount Specials at Ben Franklin Store in the Kahului Shopping Center: Arrid Roll-on deodorant, regularly $1, now only 53 cents; sweatshirts, regularly $1.79, now only $1.33; slippers, regularly 69 cents, now two for 88 cents.
25 Years Ago
1989 - Although the Honokahua burial site, where there's hotel construction at Kapalua, is unique because it is so massive, it is not the only project on Maui where numerous burials have been uncovered in recent months. At the site of the Grand Hyatt in Wailea, archaeologists were surprised to find 168 burials.
10 Years Ago
2004 - A Maui student-produced video about a Kula farm family, "The Hashimoto Persimmon Farm," was the overall grand prize winner in a statewide video competition. It is the second year that a student video production team from King Kekaulike High School has been the overall grand prize winner in the Hawaii Island Movie competition.
* "Looking Back Through The Maui News" is a weekly feature compiled by Gail Ainsworth.