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Posted by: Stubbytate (ID *****7557) Date: August 19, 2006 at 03:42:00
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Article Title: Maui News
Article Date: July 1 1924

Article Description: Maui Twenty Years Ago

Article Text:

Maui Twenty Years Ago

Wailuku is swarming with visitors who have come over to take part in
the races and ball games.

The warm wave which has prevailed in Wailuku for the past several weeks
has moderated and the nights now are simply delicious.

Word has been received of the election of J. M. COKE as state senator
in Oregon. He is a brother of H. M. COKE and J. L. COKE.

Rubber, pineapple and pepper are destined to become leaders of Maui's
minor industries with oranges, sisal, bananas and vanilla beans a good
second.

Four years ago MINAMINS BROWN set out three apple trees at Wikapu
brought down from Kula. They have grown thriftily and one of them is now
producing its first fruit.

The Kinau came over Sunday bring 114 Japanese laborers.

The executive committee reports the track in fine shape and everything
in excellent order for the Fourth of July races.

BERGER'S BAND will come over on the Likelike Wednesday for the Fourth
of July celebration.

W. G. SCOTT returned from the other side of Haleakala Monday and is
enthusiastic over the possibilities of rubber. In the yard of the
plantation manager at Hana is a very large tree, 16 inches in diameter and with
an immense spread. In the dooryard of the Hana Club are two others
about three or four years old and there are three at Nahiku set out by MR.
HOWELL which are flourishing. W. L. HARDY will at once secure one or
two pound samples from each of the varieties of trees and they will be
sent away to have their quality tested.

The marriage of MISS MINNIE DOS REIS and MR. J. GARCIA is announced for
July 21.

EDMUND HART assumed the duties of clerk of the circuit court Wednesday.

DICKY DAVIS will act as purser on the holiday excursion to Maui of the
Likelike.

Manager PAUL JARRETT of the Ulupalakua cattle ranch has returned from
Honolulu.

Makawao precinct Republicans Club elected officers as follows: H. A.
BALDWIN, president; M. S. DEPONTE, vice-president; JOHN KALUNA, 2nd
vice-president; T. M. CHURCH, secretary and treasurer; JAMES KALIHI, asst.
secretary and treasurer; A. M. FEITEIRA, J. A. GUNN, R. F. EAGLE,
Judges of election; JOHN KALINO, S. KALAMA, DR. W. F. MCCONKEY, HAPAI NUI,
D. C. LINDSAY, executive committee.


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