100 Years Ago
1913 - In the future, the Maui Shinbun will be conducted as an independent newspaper. A plan is already afoot to absorb the other Wailuku Japanese paper.
75 Years Ago
1938 - HARRY'S SWEETS FOR SWEETS candy, cold drinks frozen sweets, cigarettes and tobacco. Owned and operated by Harry Kaya in the Iao Theatre Building.
50 Years Ago
1963 - This is to remind Mauians of the Book Sale to be held in the Kahului Shopping Center on April 26 and 27. Those willing to contribute to the sale, please call and arrangements will be made to pick up the donation.
25 Years Ago
1988 - Two lost but otherwise happy-looking teddy bears wait patiently every day in front of Copy Plus on Vineyard Street in Wailuku for their lost owner to retrieve them. Yes, Virginia, you still live in a small town where people care.
10 Years Ago
2003 - Does Maui County really want affordable housing? It looks like we are about to find out. Jesse Spencer, a well-respected island developer is ready to build 414 single-family homes on a 100-acre parcel in Waikapu.
* "Looking Back Through The Maui News" is a weekly feature compiled by Gail Ainsworth.