100 Years Ago
1913 - The Iao Stables and Maui Dry Goods & Grocery Company will each run an auto truck to the Kahului Lyceum on January 10. Show your ticket for the amateur Vaudeville and get the round trip for 50 cents.
75 Years Ago
1938 - Island Aloha Package. Rooms with bath $2.50 and up. Dine and dance in the Roof Garden for $2.50. Dance only $1. Also Hawaiian glace figs, pineapple and chocolate macadamia nuts attractively boxed. $1 for a pound package. Alexander Young Hotel in Honolulu.
50 Years Ago
1963 - Plans are being drawn for homes in the 8th Increment, and 159 lots are expected to go on sale sometime in February, according to Richard Taylor, A&B land manager. In 1963, 250 lots were sold in the 7th Increment.
25 Years Ago
1988 - There were few high-profile activities planned for Maui in the wake of Emperor Hirohito's death, but there were several subtle ones. The main activity will be the sending of a community sympathy "book" to the emperor's family in Japan. The book will consist of the signature of Mauians wishing to offer their condolences, as is the Japanese custom.
10 Years Ago
2003 - The newly formed Maui Coqui Frog Working Group will begin its mission of uniting the community against the noisy invaders next week. Coqui frogs were first identified after most likely hitchhiking in on a shipment of bromeliads.
* "Looking Back Through The Maui News" is a weekly feature compiled by Gail Ainsworth.