100 Years Ago
1912 - The most attractive little theater in the Islands has just been erected by the Kahului Railroad Co., and leased to H.B. Weller, who will run it as a first-class moving picture and vaudeville house. This theater is centrally situated on the corner of Main Street and Puunene Avenue.
75 Years Ago
1937 -The past three Fairs have firmly established the Maui Kennel Club's annual dog show as the outstanding canine exhibit of the year in Hawaii. Enter your dog today and help put the 1937 Maui show over as the biggest ever staged.
50 Years Ago
1962 -Construction work on the new Kahului Library is presently 91 percent complete and the building should be finished by the end of September. Work on the conference room is presently 20 percent complete.
25 Years Ago
1987 - The fact that their temple was gutted by fire seven months ago didn't stop members of the Rinzai Zen Buddhist mission from observing Obon last weekend. Mission members held the festivity on the leveled site where their temple once stood.
10 Years Ago
2002 -A "Here's to the Heroes" benefit art show and sale will run at the Queen Ka'ahumanu Center from Wednesday to Sunday. The event is a fundraiser for the Maui Firefighters Association and families of the 10 firefighters from Engine 33, Ladder 9, New York City, who were lost following the attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11.
* "Looking Back Through The Maui News" is a weekly feature compiled by Gail Ainsworth.