By Katlin Cilliers| Staff Writer Word on the Street: What’s your dream job and why? Taewon...Read More
Author: Katlin Cilliers
Loreto Mendoza Jr. was born and raised on Maui. He joined the Marine Corps right after finishing high school, in 2012. He was deployed to Afghanistan in 2014, for about seven months. When he was there, he did patrols and convoys.
He was also stationed in California for a few years after coming back from South Asia. Mendoza is currently using his GI Bill benefits to further his education as he decided to end his active service. He’s working towards the Radiologic Technology Program at KCC.
“[The military] gave me a lot of opportunities, education-wise. … I had to grow up fast. I was a 20-year old, 19 year-old in charge of guys who were 25-year old guys.”
In his free time, Mendoza enjoys spear fishing.Read More
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- Voices & Views: Hailey Rose FloresBy Keahi Akina | Staff Writer Hailey Rose Flores is a 17-year-old first-year student at Kapiʻolani Community College. She was born and raised on the south side of Talofofo, Guam. Her grandparents live here, and she came to Hawai’i to live with them and study Kinesiology at the University of Hawaiʻi. She is completing […]