DALE SAITO | Senior Pastor
Dale and Aileen have two grown children and one grown lovebird, They have been active members of C4 since the early days of our church, New Hope Aina Haina, and have served in a variety of ministries over the years. They love to travel and experience the cuisine and lifestyles of different cultures. Today Dale is the senior pastor while Aileen volunteers at the church when she is not busy helping their daughter with their grandson.
JARED YAMAGUCHI | KMC Campus Pastor
Jared was born and raised in Mililani, Hawaii. When he was 16 year old, he had a powerful encounter with God and decided follow Jesus. Jared has a passion to see people encounter God and come to realize the love He has for them. Jared is married to his beautiful wife, Angelina, and have 3 adorable children, Jude, Tess, & Ellie, who are all blessings from God. Jared enjoys surfing, skateboarding, Brazilian jiu jitsu, roller hockey, a variety of sports, and eating local grinds… Especially spicy Ahi poke… Yum!!!
KEANE KITAGAWA | Equipping Pastor
Keane was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawai'i. He enjoys surfing, hiking, photography, eating food, and going on crazy adventures with his wonderful fiancée, Lauren. Keane has a passion for shepherding people, walking them into their specific design, and releasing them into their God-given dreams.
DAWN CHING | PASTOR
Dawn is a local girl married to a local guy – Tony – for 31 years. Together they have been blessed with 5 beautiful children, Megan, Matthew, twins Joshua & Jordan, Zachary, and their precious 2nd daughter, poi dog Maia. The Ching Ohana became a part of the C4 Ohana starting at New Hope O‘ahu, and helped to plant New Hope Aina Haina back in 2004. Dawn has an evangelistic calling in the marketplace where her passion is to lead from the heart, helping others to become the people God created them to be. During her free time, she enjoys reading, travel and being anywhere in nature.
TIFFA GARZA | Worship Pastor
Tiffany Garza leads and serves alongside her husband, Imua on the C4 worship team. She has a passion to raise up generations to worship and love Jesus and to know Him with a strength and joy. Tiffany and her husband have 3 children, Zeo, Zemmy and Zander. Tiffany or as her friends and family call her, “Tiffa” loves coffee, teaching, playing guitar, writing songs and serving her church and community.
“As we live and continue to grow into eternity, we desire to give all we are to the service of the Lord; to sing about His great love, and to raise our family to do the same. Our hope is that our home will be a home of worship that will cultivate and inspire intimacy with Christ to all who enter.” - Imua & Tiffa Garza
CHAD REIS |
Known around town as "Mr.Reis", "coach", and "PC" - Chad has spent most of his life in Kaimuki, Oahu. Having a deep love for sports growing up, he became a high school English teacher and varsity volleyball coach for six years before becoming a pastor. He has a passion to see young adults thrive and become all that God has created them to be. A husband to his wife Emily and father to his son Malakai, Chad continues to learn about the fullness of God's love each day. Outside of church, Chad loves dad jokes, the Dallas Cowboys, and professional wrestling.
DON HORNER | Pastor
Don is a retired banker that enjoys teaching Wednesday night Bible classes. He is from a small town in North Carolina and has lived and worked in Hawai'i for the past 40 years including a tour of duty as a Naval Officer. Passions include community service and ocean swimming.
LEI ROL | Administrative Pastor
Lei Rol is our Administration pastor that can't sit still. She loves running.. running the office, running events and running her 3 dogs after work. Her husband Willy runs our surf, SUP and canoe-surf ministry. They have a son, daughter and 4 grandchildren which they are always running after.
IMUA GARZA | Worship Pastor
Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Imua is breathing and one of the ways He praises The Lord is through music and using the creative arts as a vehicle to make Jesus famous in the lives of others.
Loving God, loving 'Ohana and loving others is the name of his game. Let's play and jam for Jesus!
RENEE TAKAHASHI | Connections Pastor
Raised in 96816, C4 is Renee's backyard. Mother of 2, Nana of 2, "Aunty" to all, Renee's passion is for family and marriage, and the true expression of godly family and community life where there is no shame or guilt, just acceptance and value for one another. Renee's heart is for everyone to experience freedom through the awesome love of God.
BRETT NAKASONE | Youth Pastor
Brett was born and raised in Wahiawa, Hawaii. After graduating college from Pacific University (OR), he had a life-changing experience with Jesus, decided to follow him, and never looked back. Brett has a passion to witness people (especially young people) encounter Jesus and have their life changed from the inside out. He loves food (It's his top love language), all forms of competition, the Green Bay Packers (#GoPackGo), Jurassic Park movies, and people!
CREIGHTON ARITA | Executive Pastor
Creighton is married to Dee and has two awesome children Justin and Anna. Creighton loves to surf and has a calling to release God’s best in apostolic leaders in the church and in the marketplace.
KIHA PIMENTAL | Life Health Pastor
Kiha and his wife Heidi love the people of this church, and they feel blessed to serve as mentors, counselors, and ministry advisors. When not at church, youʻll find the Pimentals in the ocean. Pastor Kiha also assists at the Foursquare Hawaii Office as the Church Health Coach to all pastors, counselors and church leaders in the District.
JAN TETSUTANI | DHT Campus Pastor
Jan was born and raised in Mililani and currently resides in Kapolei with her fabulous hubby Dave! 'Deciding to follow Jesus was the best decision I ever made!' she says with a huge smile. 'I love God's church because of how they helped me to see that God accepts me and loves me in spite of all my flaws and failures...how I was made for more than the life I was living.' In her free time you may find her outdoors, traveling, singing or giggling with her husband.
DAVE TETSUTANI | DHT Campus Pastor
David grew up in Pearl City and now lives in Kapolei. He knows that if God can use him, God can use anyone for His glory, taking the ordinary and making it extra-ordinary. He feels blessed to be married to his best friend and partner in ministry Jan. You may find David enjoying the outdoors, but mainly surfing in his free time, which leads to eating, hanging out, playing music and taking naps.
RON LEIKER | Pastor
Ron and his wife Janice have three children and six grandchildren. Ron and Janice’s passion is REACH. Reaching out into the community, Reaching into our Church Ohana and supporting those who are struggling and don’t know just how much Jesus loves them and Reaching up to Jesus and having Him at the center of all we do. We do this my keeping relationships as our first priority.
PATRICK ROONEY | Pastor
Patrick grew up in Arizona and first moved to Hawaii in 1985. He met his bride, Terry, in 2006 and they were married at C4 Church in 2013. His passion, outside of teaching the Bible, is SCUBA diving the heavenly waters of our Islands.
GREGG HAMMER | Pastor
Gregg was born in Johnstown PA. but grew up in Waipahu, Hawaii. He has a heart to help people and causes that are greatly in need and loves to see a family be reconciled and persevere through hard times. He co-founded The Sons of Thunder Hawaii Ministries and continues to do outreach and speak to young men about leading Christ Centered lives. Gregg enjoys restoring modern and '70's musclecars and motorcycles, and travel — with Colombia being the most recent adventure he enjoyed with his family in the summer of 2015. Gregg lives in Honolulu with his wife Shawnee and daughter Zoë, and has two grown sons, Jon and Skylar.