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Apple's legacy will include mark he left on UH athletics

By Dave Reardon

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 28, 2014

~~<p>It was two years ago this month when Tom Apple &mdash; during his first week on the job as University of Hawaii Manoa chancellor &mdash; was trotted out in front of reporters to talk about something that had gone terribly awry. The school had fallen victim to scammers claiming to be representatives of a pop music icon, $200,000 of UH money gone missing in the process.</p>
<p>But instead of directly addressing the failed benefit concert for the athletic department that day, Apple spoke about his vision for the university.</p>
~~

It was two years ago this month when Tom Apple — during his first week on the job as University of Hawaii Manoa chancellor — was trotted out in front of reporters to talk about something that had gone terribly awry. The school had fallen victim to scammers claiming to be representatives of a pop music icon, $200,000 of UH money gone missing in the process.

But instead of directly addressing the failed benefit concert for the athletic department that day, Apple spoke about his vision for the university. Login for more...



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