100 Years Ago
1914 - Ralph A. Kearns, director of the Territorial Immigration Station, spent several days on Maui this week looking into the condition of the European laborers on the various plantations. On the Maui plantations, Mr. Kearns says that the Spanish and the Portuguese seem to be doing well and to be generally well-satisfied.
75 Years Ago
1939 - According to the latest reports of the various committees for the Wailuku High School carnival to be held at the school grounds, this year's carnival will no doubt be the biggest and best carnival ever sponsored by the school. Besides the usual round of carnival prizes, there will be offered many handmade fuzzy-colored dogs made by the girls in the handicraft class under Mrs. Yoshino Nashiwa.
50 Years Ago
1964 - Chicken and Seafood Combination 6-ounce, deep-fried chicken, shrimp, scallop, oysters, fish. Includes soup or salad, rice, bread, beverage, dessert. $2.95 (Children $1.50) Available at the Maui Hukilau Hotel.
25 Years Ago
1989 - The brand new ultrasound machine at Maui Memorial Hospital will give doctors a great advantage in monitoring the health and progress of unborn babies without having to take the mothers to the X-ray department. The $12,000 machine was purchased with funds from the Hospital Auxiliary and the Medical Staff Foundation.
10 Years Ago
2004 - The Maui News led all Neighbor Island newspapers with six awards in the 2004 Hawaii Publishers Association Pa'i award competition. Staff photographers Matthew Thayer and Amanda Cowan accounted for four of the awards.
* "Looking Back Through The Maui News" is a weekly feature compiled by Gail Ainsworth.