100 Years Ago
1912 - One of the most daring robberies that has taken place in these islands was that which deprived the Kipahulu post office of its safe, including stamps, coins and records. The deputy sheriff is out hunting for the robbers and at any time the trail may be struck.
75 Years Ago
1937 - Maui police are now using radio. Six police officers have taken examinations for licenses to operate the outfit.
50 Years Ago
1962 - A hope that the new Maui War Memorial Center be the last to be dedicated to America's war dead was expressed by Lt. Gov. William Richardson during Sunday's ceremonies at the convention hall and gymnasium. County Chairman Eddie Tam, acting as emcee, revealed that a cleared section on the Kahului side of the building will soon be occupied by a swimming pool and tennis court.
25 Years Ago
1987 - After 125 years of growing sugar cane, Wailuku Agribusiness Co. has begun harvesting pineapple By early next year, Wailuku Ag, formerly known as Wailuku Sugar Co. and a unit of C. Brewer, will be completely out of the sugar business.
10 Years Ago
2002 - Singers from the Kamehameha Schools Maui Campus entered the annual Na Mele O Maui song competition for the first time and took first place in the Grades 6-8 Division. The Kamehameha students also scored the highest of all groups and were named overall winners of the competition, Na Mele officials announced.
* "Looking Back Through The Maui News" is a weekly feature compiled by Gail Ainsworth.