100 Years Ago
1914 - Corpus Christi Sunday will be celebrated tomorrow in St. Anthony's church with special services. Special trains will be run from different points on the railroad. Low Mass will be celebrated at 6 o'clock, with a children's Mass at 8:30, following which will be special instruction in English. Solemn high Mass will be at 10, with a sermon in Portuguese by the Rev. Father Ambrose.
75 Years Ago
1939 - From the doors of Lahainaluna, Maui High and Wailuku High schools next week will pass a great body of students who have completed 11 years of training in Maui schools. The largest graduating class of the lot is that of Maui High School, with 230 students. Diplomas will also be awarded to 26 graduates of St. Anthony Boys' School next week.
50 Years Ago
1964 - Maui County Republicans announced yesterday the entry of four more members of the GOP in the 1964 election campaign. Three of the Republicans will be candidates for Maui seats on the Board of Supervisors, while the fourth is County Clerk, G.N.T. (Toshi) Enomoto, who will campaign for re-election to a ninth term. The board candidates are Antonio (Tony) Balinbin, Anthony B. (Cabby) Cabral and Mrs. Lois Z. Haling.
25 Years Ago
1989 - Apparently one valedictorian is not enough. The Maui High class of 1989 will include an unprecedented six valedictorians with more than 4.0 grade averages. The top student is Randy Supnet, followed by William Mahin, Shauna Kanekoa, Ryan Fusato, Erich Domingo and Pelarin Bacos.
10 Years Ago
2004 - Ginger, plumeria and tuberose blossoms perfume the air as supervisor Charlotte Kekiwi carries freshly made garlands Thursday afternoon at Paradise Flower Farm in Kula. The lei-makers worked steadily to meet the demand generated by upcoming high school graduations. The eight lei-makers strung more than 3,000 lei in three days.
* "Looking Back Through The Maui News" is a weekly feature compiled by Gail Ainsworth.