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Pastor makes a full-time commitment to Maui youth

  • BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Beyond his work as a pastor at Waipuna Chapel in Kula, Kaipo Thomas is involved in student activities at private and public schools. He’s coached volleyball, golf and paddling, including at King Kekaulike and Maui high schools, Kamehameha Maui and Seabury Hall.

    BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Beyond his work as a pastor at Waipuna Chapel in Kula, Kaipo Thomas is involved in student activities at private and public schools. He’s coached volleyball, golf and paddling, including at King Kekaulike and Maui high schools, Kamehameha Maui and Seabury Hall.

A full-time youth minister is rare in most churches. Word around island is there’s one in particular making a difference: Kaipo Thomas, 40, pastor of student ministry at Waipuna Chapel in Kula since 2011. Read more

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