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Mayor Wright Homes will be 'reborn'

The state searches for a master developer to rejuvenate the Palama community

By B.J. Reyes

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 12, 2014

~~<p>Saying he would help end the stigmatization of Mayor Wright Homes as &quot;ghetto,&quot; Gov. Neil Abercrombie and the state's public housing agency Friday announced they would put out a national search for a master developer to plan a new future for the low-income housing properties and breathe new life into the Palama community.</p>
<p>&quot;Mayor Wright housing is about to be reborn &mdash; not just revitalized and improved, but reborn,&quot; Abercrombie said at a news conference in his office. &quot;This ghetto idea is going to disappear.&quot;</p>
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Saying he would help end the stigmatization of Mayor Wright Homes as "ghetto," Gov. Neil Abercrombie and the state's public housing agency Friday announced they would put out a national search for a master developer to plan a new future for the low-income housing properties and breathe new life into the Palama community.

"Mayor Wright housing is about to be reborn — not just revitalized and improved, but reborn," Abercrombie said at a news conference in his office. "This ghetto idea is going to disappear." Login for more...



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