100 Years Ago
1912 -During the funeral of the Japanese emperor, a profound, reverential service was held at the Buddhist school in Lahaina.
75 Years Ago
1937 -William P. Haia, principal of Hana School, is forming three separate orchestras hoping that these orchestras may supply the community with music for every occasion. He plans to have an orchestra of boys and girls, another of citizens of Hana and another of the Filipinos and others of Kaeleku.
50 Years Ago
1962 - Barefoot Boy Drive-In is having its First Anniversary Sale! To the first 150 customers - we will give an original Barefoot Boy Kahuna foot pendant and cord.
25 Years Ago
1987 -The Job Corps is coming to Maui. More than $1 million dollars is being spent to refurbish Maunaolu College buildings and prepare for a January 1988 opening of a Job Corps camp. It will house 40 males and 40 females between the ages of 16 and 22.
10 Years Ago
2002 -For 8th-grade Iao School students, teachers and parents, months of fundraising, work and sacrifice come down to this - a trip of a lifetime. On Thursday, the group that includes 31 students will fly to New York City to participate in events commemorating the one-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on America.
* "Looking Back Through The Maui News" is a weekly feature compiled by Gail Ainsworth.