At least one regent asked for better accounting.
"That will assure donors that are subsidizing these events, that it is being used for direct costs and won't go for a windfall to these coaches and other people," said regent Coralie Matayoshi.
The audit has now prompted the UH Foundation which manages millions of donor money, to tighten up its reimbursement guidelines on everything from meals, to alcohol.
It’s given the publicity about receipts that Jim Donovan submitted.
They included dinners with prospective corporate sponsors at Alan Wong's, as well as for lunches with other UH workers.
"Often we get, it is to discuss university business and other issues. Those will not be sufficient going forward. If they go outside these guidelines, they must contact us first," said Bill King, UH Foundation Chief Financial Officer.
Jim Donovan told KITV the practice of using sports camp money to compensate coaches is standard at many universities. And he said following the theft of the money, he sent a memo reminding staff of the need to follow UH policies.