Blogger Ian Lind continues to sift through more than 1,300 pages of redacted University of Hawaii documents on the Stevie Wonder debacle. Excerpt of his latest findings:
The idea of putting on a Stevie Wonder concert to benefit University of Hawaii athletics started out as the pitch by a financially-strapped local promoter hoping to piggy-back a separate Maui concert onto the UH performance, but instead ended up in a high-profile fiasco that could spell the end of his 40-year career in a profession where trust is everything.
It’s just one of the stories buried in the 1,356 redacted pages turned over to the Senate Special Committee on Accountability by UH officials.
Read the full post.
On a related note, don’t miss Chad Blair’s story on how the censors went a little overboard with redactions to the original documents. Lawmakers are pushing to get their hands on an unredacted version of the fact-finders’ report.
pictured: Senate Special Committee on Accountability at the Sept. 24, 2012 hearing about the UH Stevie Wonder concert debacle.