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STEVIE WONDER CONCERT INVESTIGATION


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2 put on leave for bogus gig

$200,000 was paid for a show destined to not go on, and UH contacts the FBI to help recover the money

By Ferd Lewis

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 12, 2012

~~<p>The University of Hawaii has placed two longtime officials on indefinite leave and is seeking the help of an independent investigator and the FBI to get to the bottom of its ill-fated Stevie Wonder concert venture.</p>
<p>Athletic director Jim Donovan and arena manager Rich Sheriff were removed from their positions Wednesday pending the inquiries, with UH vice president Rockne Freitas immediately installed as interim AD.</p>
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The University of Hawaii has placed two longtime officials on indefinite leave and is seeking the help of an independent investigator and the FBI to get to the bottom of its ill-fated Stevie Wonder concert venture.

Athletic director Jim Donovan and arena manager Rich Sheriff were removed from their positions Wednesday pending the inquiries, with UH vice president Rockne Freitas immediately installed as interim AD. Login for more...



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