Abundant Life Waikoloa
Lani Larrua serves as the Lead Pastor of ALM. She is an Ordained Minister with the Assemblies of God. She and her husband Mark (now in heaven) founded Abundant Life Ministries in December of 2006 as a new church plant.
She has a passion to reach the pre-Christian with an untimely message that Jesus saves, heals and delivers. Lani was married for 38 years, and widowed since 2017. She has three grown sons/spouses, eleven grandchildren and two cockapoos. Their lives have seen the faithfulness of an amazing, miracle working, merciful God. Pastor Lani continues to see a leader in every person and is committed to equipping and releasing people to fulfill their God given destiny.
Pastor Lani fulfills her purpose by serving as a Certified Life Coach, Hawaii County Police Chaplain, Substance Abuse Counselor, Mental Health First Aid Instructor, Wedding Officiant, Author, Speaker and the founder of Hawaii Women of Purpose. You can keep up with her here.
Bradley and Shelby also lovingly known as "Keahi" Fernandez both hold their credentials as Certified Ministers with the Assemblies of God. They serve as the Associate Pastors.
Pastors Brad and Keahi possess the servant-heart of great leaders which is whatever needs to be done, they are willing to step in and do it. They have been married for 20 years and have 2 young adult children.
Rhanda Kuulei Vickery serves as our Makua (Elder/Deacon). She ministers in her role in the Marketplace as a Minister of Education in her role as a fourth grade teacher at Waikoloa School. She loves education and wants every child to feel the same way.
Her joy overflows onto others as she is filled with wisdom and experience that can help families be better and stronger. Rhanda has 3 grown children and 5 grandchildren.
Terri and Alan Simpson, serve as Makua (Deacon/Elder) and serve on the Advisory Board.
They had been vacationing and attending ALM in Waikoloa for many years and now have become full time residents. Terri and Alan bring with them many years of serving the church, and volunteering in their communities.
They have three adult children and 1 grandchildren.