Jim Mendoza

News events, both at home and abroad, affect and involve people. I'm a people person. It's a perfect fit.


Recent Articles by Jim

Contractors complain city’s permitting delays are forcing workforce lay-offs

Blind California woman sees Hawaii’s beauty through her Hawaiian music

Football player’s family challenging little known practice rule that sidelined their son’s season

Talk about aiming high: This Big Island teacher wants to install an observatory on campus

Hawaii teacher’s big idea: Create a statewide competition to celebrate young musical talent

With on-campus center, Aiea High teacher wants to steer students to health care careers

At a tiny school on the Big Island, this teacher wants her kids to reach for the stars

A band teacher with a big idea: Helping his students share the ‘gift of music’ with others

Aiea High teacher in the running for $100K grant dreams of creating a state-of-the-art health center

With her $100,000 grant, a Hawaii teacher transformed her classroom into an ‘imaginarium’

In several Hawaii middle schools, they bring ‘uncle energy' to mentor teen boys into responsible young men

Rising tides, deteriorating rock wall put Pokai Bay petroglyphs in peril

In repatriation ceremony, US returns remains of soldiers killed in Korean War to SKorea

She survived the Holocaust. Now, at 96, this Kona woman is telling her story to the world

Architects and engineers converge on preschool grounds ... to cut the grass

Driven by personal loss, a doctor takes on the Ironman for a good cause

'An ending to it': Ceremony honors first soldiers identified from NKorea remains

Decades after Iniki, iconic Coco Palms is one step closer to being reborn

Hawaii Filipinos fear for relatives in path of super typhoon

Board of Water drains Nuuanu Reservoir after storm raises water levels