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Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago

1919 — C. W. Dickey and Milton T. Clark, architects of Honolulu, came over last Tuesday morning in connection with the plans for building the new factory at Kuiaha of the Pauwela Pineapple Co.

75 Years Ago

1944 — Maui’s first WAC volunteer was Miss Hattie Ah Pang, Office of Civilian Defense assistant clerk who resides at Paia. She was one of the four first volunteers to be interviewed by a WAC recruiting team.

50 Years Ago

1969 — Maui Management Inc., an operating company of the Maui Medical Group, announced Monday that it has “finalized arrangements toward purchase of the Wailuku Hotel.”

25 Years Ago

1994 — The Maui County Cultural Resources Commission recommended denial Thursday of a special management area permit for Waihee Oceanfront’s proposed 18-hole golf course on a 330-acre former dairy site along the Waihee coastline.

10 Years Ago

2009 — The late Mark Allen Oreck, a longtime Maui Memorial Medical Center volunteer, has bequeathed an estate estimated at $1.5 million to the island’s only acute-care hospital.

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