100 Years Ago
1913 - Maui will soon come into her own as regards the tourist trade and the plans now afoot will make excursions cheap and enjoyable. For twenty-five dollars, a man or a woman will come from Honolulu to Maui, have the time of his or her life, and then be landed back in the capital city.
75 Years Ago
1938 - Maui needs WPA help. In the wake of the earthquake, there are miles of impassable highways along the East Maui section. Kaupo is once more in total isolation and other towns along the way are in desperate straits.
50 Years Ago
1963 - The Kahului Branch of the Maui County Library will have its formal dedication ceremonies at 10 a.m. on Saturday in front of the library on School Street. Shigeto Murayama will be master of ceremonies.
25 Years Ago
1988 - Mid Pacific Airlines, the little guy in the Neighbor Island air transportation system, got locked out of the game two weeks ago. And at this point, it is too early to say if it will return.
10 Years Ago
2003 - U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye is looking forward to a Kahoolawe milestone. Ten years of federal cleanup ends on Nov. 11, 2003, and Kahoolawe will return to state administrative control for the first time since the U.S. Navy took it over as a bombing range in 1941.
* "Looking Back Through The Maui News" is a weekly feature compiled by Gail Ainsworth.