Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago

1918 — The Catholic congregation of Lahaina will celebrate on Sept. 8 the sixtieth anniversary of the blessing of their church.

75 Years Ago

1943 — A big job is facing the territory in the rehabilitation of the fishing industry, Colin G. Lennox, president of the board of agriculture and forestry, told members of the Maui Rotary Club.

50 Years Ago

1968 — County Chairman Elmer F. Cravalho announced he will be a candidate for mayor under the charter form of government on the Democratic ticket and filed official nomination papers.

25 Years Ago

1993 — Sovereignty was not an issue in the first jury trial conducted on Maui concerning Kingdom of Hawaii license plates. Judge Harriet Holt ruled that the court did have jurisdiction over the case and that the question of sovereignty could not be a trial issue.

10 Years Ago

2008 — Maui developer Peter Martin probably jammed up the North Shore coconut wireless this weekend when word spread faster than a Kihei wildfire about his plan to build a campground in Spreckelsville that is intended in part to serve the island’s homeless.

* “Looking Back Through The Maui News” is a weekly feature compiled by Jill Engledow.