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Windward Church

Our Staff

Dr. David Frisbie

Lead Pastor

Phone Number: 808-235-8787 ext. 307

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Dr. David Frisbie is a family counselor and author who is also an ordained minister in the Church of the Nazarene. He has served as executive pastor of one of the larger Nazarene congregations in North America, and as Coordinator of Marriage and Family Ministries for the global Nazarene church.

Dr. Frisbie is an adjunct professor in family studies and counseling at three Christian universities. Together with wife Lisa, he has written more than 20 books about marriage and family life, with a special focus on stepfamilies and blended families. Often referred to as "America's Remarriage Experts" David and Lisa have written more than 200 articles for magazines and journals, including “ParentLife,” “Holiness Today,” “Rev” and “Refreshed” magazines.

Dr. and Mrs. Frisbie are frequent speakers at conferences and retreats worldwide, including Nazarene general assemblies and PALCON events. To date their travels to speak, teach and train have taken them to all 50 United States, 9 provinces and 2 territories of Canada, and 42 nations.

Joy Lum Kee

Pastor to Children and Families

Phone Number: 808-235-8787 ext. 304

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Joy Lum Kee has been children's pastor at Windward Church of the Nazarene since 2004. The Lord has blessed her with a wonderful husband, Kahele and 4 awesome children: Kayla, Cody, Keahi, and Kimi. Her desire as children's pastor is to see that all children will come to know our Lord as his/her personal Savior, come to a closer relationship with Him, and live their lives for Him.

Meg Crisostomo

Internship Director

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Shortly after graduating from Point Loma Nazarene University in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Child and Adolescent Development, Meg moved to Kaneohe, HI. Having participated in the Hui Malama Internship for 3 consecutive summers, Meg considers Hawaii home and now has the opportunity to direct the summer internship program. She is currently earning her Masters Degree online through Northwest Nazarene University where she will receive an M.A. in Youth, Children, and Family Ministry.

Thayne Duarte

Interim Youth Pastor

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Thayne is a Grand Master in Hawaiian budo, and teaches classes each Saturday at our Windward Nazarene Academy campus. After helping with youth leadership for several years, Thayne was invited to "step up" as our interim youth pastor.

Thayne leads a weekly youth event called "PULSE" on our Bayview Golf Park campus, in addition to leading his Hawaiian budo class on Saturdays. Thayne has the respect of all who know him; he is a favorite of our local youth and their families!

Leah Ralston

Interim Worship Coordinator

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Leah is a classically trained and award-winning vocalist. She has taught music at Windward Nazarene Academy and is currently a graduate student in music at the University of Hawaii.

Among her many musical gifts, Leah enjoys coordinating and leading our worship services. She also plans the special music which graces our services, including ukelele, bagpipe, hula, saxophone, and other special music programs. The wonderful variety of our musical experiences at Windward can be traced to Leah's ongoing creativity.

Mark Ono

Facilities Manager

Phone: 808-375-5315

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Mark retired after a successful career with a global airline. His management expertise and his business savvy have added a lot to the administration of our 115-acre golf park.

Mark oversees facilities rental for our meeting space, which does brisk business for church groups, dance classes, recovery groups, birthday parties, graduation celebrations and more. Mark also manages our relationship with our various tenants on the property.

On weekends, Mark's humor is featured in our worship services! Mark is an in-demand speaker with a constant schedule of speaking for youth groups, recovery groups, prison ministries and many other venues.

Robert LaFlamme

Bay View Golf Park

Robert LaFlamme oversees the management of our Bay View Golf Park, managing employees and operations on our scenic 18-hole course. We have tour groups and regular customers; we host recurring tournaments on an annual basis.

Under Bob's leadership as General Manager, we have seen rising revenue, increased participation, and ongoing improvement in operating results. Bay View Golf Park is a premier family destination on the windward side; Bob helps the golf course thrive. His wisdom is valuable here!

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