Meet Our Staff

  • Lead Pastor

    David Martin

    Pastor Dave did his undergrad at Bethel University (Indiana) and seminary at Talbot School of Theology (Biola University). His wife, Amy, is a teacher at Kekaha Elementary. Together they have four energetic boys, one large dog, and one very messy house.  You may spot Dave helping coach youth basketball, cruising at the beach, or stocking up at Costco.

  • Office Manager

    Amber Cotter & Charlotte Carvalho

    Amber grew up at Lihue Missionary Church and is currently the intern for the office manager position. She is being trained by our beloved Charlotte Carvalho, who will kindly take her old position of office manager while Amber is away at college. 

  • Youth Pastor

    Cory Howatt

    Cory was born and raised on Kaua'i. He graduated from Multnomah University where he earned bachelors degrees in Biblical/Theological Studies and Pastoral Ministries. Cory served as a missionary in Kenya, and returned to impact youth on Kaua'i for Jesus. He married Cassie, the love of his life, and together they have two beautiful children.

  • Children's Director

    Open Position

    We are currently looking for a Children's Director. If you are interested, please contact us. 

    Worship Coordinator

    Open Position

    We are currently looking for an office manager. If you are interested, please contact us. 

Meet The Elders

We are an Elder-led Church. Our Elder Team serves as shepherds for our community of believers at Lihue Missionary Church.

Andrew Rice


Michael Jaimes


Keith Burgess


Jason Cotter


Dave Hubbard