Board of Directors
Ray, born in Wahiawa, Hawaii, was also raised an Army brat around the world. Returning in his teens to local Wahiawa, he graduated from Leilehua High School, met his wife Donella, had Hannah, and earned a B.Ed. (Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa). Ray has long been a teacher for Hawai’i’s Department of Education. Known by faculty as a prayer warrior and host of youth gatherings in his classroom, since 2009 Ray has particularly sponsored “Mule Talk” during lunchtimes, a student discussion-group facilitated by leaders of PHM. He is an elder of Calvary Chapel Wahiawa. “Owes all to Jesus”
Elder James Ware and his wife Betty have been married over 50 years, together raising a large family. James is a long-standing leader of the Christian Faith Community on Hawai’i’s Army installations. A decorated war veteran, he served 28 years Active Duty (Retired CW4), where he flew nearly every type of Army helicopter there is. Afterwards he served 27 years in the Civil Service. For 36 years both he and Betty have attended and provided spiritual leadership and Lay-led governance for the Gospel Congregation at Wheeler.
In 2009 Kevin and his wife Casey launched the first ever Mission for organized military youth ministry in Hawai'i, rallying numerous persons and groups to sponsor activities now known as Pacific House of Mission. A graduate of Wheaton College (Bus/Econ) and LU Rawlings School of Divinity (M.Div. Theology), Kevin currently serves on staff as Executive Director.
In 2009 Kevin and Casey launched the first ever Mission for organized military youth ministry in Hawai'i, rallying numerous people and groups that together we known as Pacific House of Mission. Kevin serves as staff President, and Casey as Developer of growing operations. Both members of the Board, they have 9 children and have served in several full-time ministry roles since 2001.