Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago

1919 — Champion Shoe Shiner of the World now on the job at the American Shoe Shining & Billiard Parlor, Market Street, Wailuku.

75 Years Ago

1944 — Wanted: 4 Men to Work in Recapping Shop. Persons employed in essential activities cannot be considered without a statement of availability.

50 Years Ago

1969 — For the first time in the 22 years of broadcasting, Maui’s own KMVI will be bringing to listeners CBS news direct from the Mainland.

25 Years Ago

1994 — More than 50 Molokai residents boarded a ferry at Kaunakakai Harbor at 5 a.m. Thursday, traveling to Maui to oppose construction of a 9-mile-long water pipeline they fear could change the future of their island.

10 Years Ago

2009 — Thirty years ago today, five friends from Hana set out in the late morning for a fishing trip aboard the Sarah Joe. They were never seen again, although their boats and the remains of one of them were discovered on an uninhabited atoll 21 years later.

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