REPORT FROM THE STATE SENATE –– The Senate Special Committee on Accountability’s initial informational briefing to review the oversight, accountability, and transparency of the operational and financial management of the University of Hawaii System will be broadcast live on Olelo channel 49 on Oahu, Monday, September 24 at 1 p.m. The briefing will be held in the State Capitol’s conference room 211.
Neighbor Island viewers may consult the resources listed below for broadcast and rebroadcast information.
- Kauai: Ho’ike Community Television (www.hoike.org), phone (808) 246-1556 (no webstreaming)
- Maui: Akaku: Maui Community Television (www.akaku.org), phone (808) 871-5554 (web-streaming available).
- Big Island: Na Leo O Hawaii (www.naleo.tv), phone (808) 935-8874 (Hilo) or (808) 329-9617 (Kailua-Kona) (web-streaming available).
The briefing can also be watched on a live webstream at:
The committee scheduled the briefing to address the public’s concern over recent issues regarding the management and finances of the University, including but not limited to the University of Hawaii’s Athletics Department.
Eric Martinson, chair of the University of Hawaii Board of Regents; M.R.C. Greenwood, University of Hawaii president; Jim Donovan, former University of Hawaii athletics director and representatives from Cades Schutte law firm, “fact finders” into the failed concert to raise money for UH Manoa Athletics department, are expected to go before the committee.