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Maui seeks ideas for Patsy Mink's old high school

HAMAKUAPOKO, Hawaii (AP) - Maui officials are looking for ideas on how to repurpose a high school campus that was once home to Congresswoman Patsy Mink, the valedictorian for 1944.

The Maui News reported Friday that Maui County is offering to grant a lease of 20 years or more for $1 per year to those who propose using the campus for social services, agriculture or education.

Anyone submitting a proposal will have to prove they can fund and accomplish their goals.

Director Teena Rasmussen of the Maui County Office of Economic Development says the request for proposal gives a clean slate for new entities to propose a plan for the campus east of Kahului near Maui's north shore.

The school was established in 1913 but its campus was abandoned in 1972.

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