Church Leadership
 
    In Matthew 23:11, Jesus declared, “The greatest among you will be your servant.”  At the heart of God’s calling upon men and women to leadership is a calling to serve obediently and faithfully.  It is our joy and privilege to serve God through our service to others.
 
 
 
Shane Miura
 
 
 
Lead Pastor
 
Born and raised in Hawaii, Pastor Shane attended the University of Hawaii earning a B.A. in Psychology and later a Mdiv. from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Donna have two children, Tommy and Kaitlyn. Though he enjoys watching a good movie, few things make him happier than a great home-cooked meal.
 
 
 
Andrew
Kikuta
 
 
 
Elder
 
 
 
 

Andy retired from the US Fish & Wildlife Service after a  career in habitat and fire management.  Graduated from UH Manoa. He was born and raised on Maui but has called Hilo home for the last 37 years, being married to Ann for same period. He loves the outdoors, seeing new places, and working with his hands. Of all the disciplines important to our faith, the one of paramount importance to him is this thing called grace.

 
 
 
Howard
Hirae
 
 
 
Elder
 
 
Born in Pahala on the Big Island, Howard is a 1962 graduate of Kau High School and received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Horticulture from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. He and his wife Pauline have two grown children, Valerie and Michael, and two grandchildren, Zoe and Riley. Howard loves food and does woodworking as a hobby.