I am in awe at how God has prepared me for this season in Kona. I look back over the past 10 years of my missions training and see that many aspects of training and experience I've gained in my journey has prepared me for this.
Picture below: From the campus. It is a bit like walking on the street near St. James Cape Town.
I will try to help my South-African friends understand "WHY HAWAII?" It is after all on the other side of the world and not "unreached!"
Here is some history of YWAM in Hawaii: