VISION


In Hawaii, “Holoholo” is a phrase that announces adventure, and in times past, an adventure involving fishing. When someone says, “Hey, let’s go Holoholo,” you immediately drop what you’re doing and go, knowing you will have an amazing time wherever you go and with whoever shows up. So much of the adventure lies in the people and journey itself. The heart of Holoholo DTS is Jesus Christ. Jesus said to his disciples, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men” — his invitation to holoholo.

So let’s holoholo!

God’s adventure awaits for you and me. Together we will discover more of who God is, recognize His heart for the nations, and learn to do the impossible with our heavenly Father as we evangelize and fish for men.

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Our Focus


In addition to instilling YWAM’s foundational values, Holoholo DTS integrates Hawaiian cultural values and perspectives. We tend to operate on a smaller scale, which allows us a deeper intimacy with each other and creates a more family-like atmosphere. During the lecture phase, you will have many opportunities to explore and serve in Kona, as Holoholo and it’s staff are very embedded in the  greater Kona community. Our DTS has a focus on Southeast Asia, frequently returning to the Philippines and Thailand, as it is our desire to cultivate long-term overseas relationships.

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PROGRAM INFORMATION


Dates

Lecture: Sept 28th – Dec 4th, 2017

Outreach: Dec 4th- Early March date TBA

Costs

Lecture: $3995.00

Outreach: $5000 – 6000

Languages

English

Questions

Please email us holoholodts@gmail.com for any questions or concerns. Also visit us at www.holoholoministries.com

WHAT IS DTS


The Discipleship Training School (DTS) is YWAM’s six month entry level course, embodying YWAM’s mission to know God and make Him known. DTS provides an environment for students to personally encounter Jesus Christ, learn to hear God’s voice, and respond with joy!

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DTS Teaching Topics


Hearing God’s Voice

The Father heart of God

Identity in Christ

The Cross

How to study and communicate God’s Word effectively

The Nature and Character of God

Biblical worldview

Intercession and spiritual warfare

The Holy Spirit

Relationships

Cross-cultural ministry

OUTREACH


At the completion of the classroom phase, students have the opportunity to ‘make God known’ in the outreach phase. The Gospel comes alive as students step out in faith to preach the good news, baptize new believers and heal the sick (Mark 16:15-18). Outreach is an exhilarating time of risk and adventure, as teams serve with local believers: transforming lives and impacting society with the love of Jesus Christ.

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Aloha ‘Aina

Aloha ‘Aina  ⋅  22/09/16

To many people, Hawai’i is just another potential honeymoon spot, or a theme for an office party, or a style of pizza, or your Uncle Bruce’s favorite button down shirt. Many people do not realize or understand that Hawai’i is home to a proud people who value and honor the land as one of their most precious gifts from God. This is evident in how the people of Hawai’i have…
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To many people, Hawai’i is just another potential honeymoon spot, or a theme for an office party, or a style…

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Holoholo Ministries Welcomes Paula To The Staff…

Holoholo Ministries Welcomes Paula To The Staff Family  ⋅  22/09/16

Just last week, Holoholo Ministries welcomed our latest staff, Paula. Originally from Seattle, Washington, Paula did her DTS in September 2014, with Holoholo Ministries. Thereafter she spent 3 months working in an orphanage in South Thailand near the province of Phuket. Paula's favorite things in the world are people, chocolate, the ocean, sunshine, coffee, and tea. She comes with a servant heart and lots of experience in working with children,…
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Just last week, Holoholo Ministries welcomed our latest staff, Paula. Originally from Seattle, Washington, Paula did her DTS in September…

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YWAM Naga 2015 Christmas Party

YWAM Naga 2015 Christmas Party  ⋅  22/09/16

 There is a poor, squatter village in the Philippines called Azucena that we, in conjunction with the YWAM Naga base, have been sewing into for years now. We’re talking shacks made of any material that can be found, from tree bark to reeds, and if you’re really lucky, scrap sheet metal. The only water supply for this whole village is a couple of wells that pump dirty, unsafe water. If…
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 There is a poor, squatter village in the Philippines called Azucena that we, in conjunction with the YWAM Naga base,…

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Holoholo Leadership Team


The Holoholo leadership team is made up by, Paul and Doreen Chinen, Tony and Summer Buitindaro, and Andy and Brandie Blosser.

In 1993, Paul and Doreen, both originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, moved with their family to Kona for a Crossroads DTS at the University of the Nations. After CDTS, Paul completed the School of Biblical Studies (SBS), while Doreen worked as a teacher at the University of the Nations Pre-school.  In 2000, the Chinen’s attended the Leadership Training School (LTS) in New Zealand, where they laid the foundational groundwork to pioneer the Hawaiian Islands Holoholo DTS, which began in January 2001. Their family has traveled throughout Hawaii, to the Olympic games in Atlanta, Canada, the Philippines, Okinawa, Thailand, New Zealand, Korea, Fiji Islands, Samoa, and American Samoa. Paul and Doreen are very active in the community, coaching soccer and football. PThey have five children, some of which have been involved in YWAM and all of which are an essential part of our Holoholo family.

Email: abblosser@gmail.com

Phone Number: (808) 345-2661


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