About Kawaiaha‘o Church — Board of Trustees



To administer its duties in a manner consistent with the Covenant, Motto, Vision and Mission statements of Kawaiaha‘o Church and to act in the best interest of the members to assure continuation and protection of the Church’s assets and programs, to make sound judgments with respect to properties and financial investments and to act judiciously in its fiduciary capacity for the well-being of the Church today and in perpetuity.

Mission Statement of the Board of Trustees

We shall take heed to ourselves, and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made us overseers, to care for the Church of God, which he obtained with the blood of His own Son. (Acts 20:28)

The Board

The Kawaiaha‘o Church Board of Trustees is made up of 9 elected members plus the Kahu and moderator.

  • Sophie Adversalo- Kawaiaha'o Church School
  • Arthur Aiu- Chairman
  • David Au- Secretary, Buildings & Grounds
  • Keiko D’Enbeau- Archives & Cemetery, Personnel
  • Ka'iulani Hess- Moderator, Safety & Security
  • Kurt Kamikawa- Royal Weddings
  • Mela Kealoha-Lindsey- Scholarship, Kawaiaha'o Church School
  • Kahu Curt Kekuna - Ex Officio
  • Sandralynne Tamashiro- 
  • Mark "Keoni" Vasconcellos – Vice Chairman, Budget & Finance

The Standing Committees of the Board

  • Buildings and Grounds
  • Budget & Finance
  • Scholarship
  • Cemetery / Nā Iwi / Archives
  • Fundraising
  • Joint Planning
  • Investment Advisory Board
  • Personnel
  • Royal Weddings
  • Safety & Security
  • School Administration
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