Meet The Board

Our board is a pool of wisdom and experience and they guide the church through all the big decisions and forks in the road that appear as we follow Jesus corporately.

  • Dean Hazama

    Dean and his wife Jenny have been attending New Hope Central Oahu since 2004 and he was baptized at NHCO in 2008. He is the Chairman of the Honolulu Planning Commission and the Mililani Mauka/Launani Valley Neighborhood Board.

  • Brian Misaka

    Dr. Brian Misaka is a Licensed Christian Psychologist. He was born and raised in Wahiawa and graduated from Leilehua High School. He loves God, his family, and surfing. He's been at NHCO for the last 11 years.

  • William Lu

    Will has been a part of NHCO since day one. He served as a Levite during those early years when our church was mobile. In addition to serving on the board, he also helps out in the areas of youth and the transformation academy. He is married and has worked for the city as a first responder for the past 20 years.

  • Les Lichtenberg

    Les, and his wife Lisa, have been attending New Hope Central Oʻahu since 2002. Les is passionate about sound and serves on the Sound Team at the RISE Center and on the executive team of New Hope Spark.

  • Roy Helepoloei

    Became a member of NHCO in 2005.    Retired from HPD as a Lieutenant after 25 yrs. Retired from Sheraton Hotels as Director of Security and Safety after 21 yrs. 

  • David Alvarico

    A founding member and servant of the church. Member of the praise and worship team from the beginning.