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Concert probe deserves answers


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 08, 2012

~~<p>The University of Hawaii's top brass would prefer that the Stevie Wonder concert snafu be laid to rest, but too many questions have gone unanswered in public. State Sen. Donna Mercado Kim has rightly refused to delay their response, which has been limited to closed-door sessions and redacted statements that have been unacceptable.</p>
<p>Kim has scheduled a hearing before her Senate Special Committee on Accountability for Sept. 24, rejecting the UH Board of Regents' request for a postponement until Oct. 18. She has put the regents and administration on notice that they &quot;cooperate with the committee to restore the public trust and confidence in the state's only public institution of higher learning.&quot;</p>
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The University of Hawaii's top brass would prefer that the Stevie Wonder concert snafu be laid to rest, but too many questions have gone unanswered in public. State Sen. Donna Mercado Kim has rightly refused to delay their response, which has been limited to closed-door sessions and redacted statements that have been unacceptable.

Kim has scheduled a hearing before her Senate Special Committee on Accountability for Sept. 24, rejecting the UH Board of Regents' request for a postponement until Oct. 18. She has put the regents and administration on notice that they "cooperate with the committee to restore the public trust and confidence in the state's only public institution of higher learning." Login for more...



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