100 Years Ago
1914 - The first year of the Maui Central High School, located at Hamakuapoko, which has just ended, is generally conceded to have been most successful in every way. The attendance has been good, and has been made up from pupils living all the way from Wailuku to Haiku, many of whom go to and fro by train daily.
75 Years Ago
1939 - When a small caravan of cars turned off the Kahakuloa road early Sunday morning to follow the winding road up toward Kukuipuka, the new Boy and Girl Scout Camp was opened for the first time. The camp now consists of four cabins built with funds provided by the Rotary Club and two tents which will be used for cooking and conducting camp projects.
50 Years Ago
1964 - Among the new restaurants sprouting up on the West Side is the Lahaina Broiler Restaurant. Construction has started on the steak and seafood specialty restaurant on the waterfront in Lahaina, and opening will be in October.
25 Years Ago
1989 - More than 80 separate units participated in yesterday's Aloha Parade, sponsored by the Kihei Community Association. The parade started at Kalama Park and wound up at Kamaole III. There was a massive display of balloons exhibited by employees of Maui Intercontinental Wailea.
10 Years Ago
2004 - Maui home prices are still sizzling. The median price of a single-family house rose to $530,000 in the first half of the year. A year ago, it was $400,000.
* "Looking Back Through The Maui News" is a weekly feature compiled by Gail Ainsworth.