Loving Our Island

Hawaii is a beautiful place. We are so glad you get the chance to experience the island, people and culture during your time with YWAM. Like many places around the world, Hawaii’s history with visitors has had some painful chapters. So we want to help you avoid mistakes and honor the local culture so that […]

Loren Cunningham is with Jesus

October 9, 2023 CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR LOREN CUNNINGHAM Saturday, November 4th, 2023 at the University of the Nations Kona campus has been set as the date for the Celebration of Life for Loren Cunningham. Check back here for program and start time details. There will also be other celebration locations globally in order to […]

Nick Brennt: We Just Need The Gospel

Commission Camp might be our favorite week of the year!

Training the next generation of missionaries 300 high school students flooded our YWAM UofN Kona to encounter God and the great commission. It was a nonstop week of games, worship, teaching and encountering God. These high school students got marked! Many got freedom from addiction, suicide and shame. Many fully surrendered their lives to Jesus […]

Celebrating the life and legacy of Joy Dawson

Thursday, August 25 at 6:30PM HST Joy Dawson’s Memorial Service Watch the service here. February 27, 1926 – July 21, 2022 Joy Dawson, Lover of Jesus, is Safe at Home in His Arms at 96 Joy Dawson had a catalytic impact on YWAM from its earliest days, helping to build our foundational teachings on Hearing God’s […]

Online Course: Revival History With Andy Byrd

Study 10 revivals to find lessons you can apply and contend for revival today.

How My Discipleship Training School Changed My Life

Heather Morse I had a life-changing experience in DTS. During a teaching God met me. I knew I was born to be a storyteller and use my camera to share hope with the lost and neglected. I travel the world now as part of the YWAM UofN Kona media team. John-Mark Dyer I was on […]

YWAM & The University of the Nations

Search UofN Courses at YWAM UofN Kona What is The University of the Nations? YWAM started a university so every sphere of society could be impacted by a Christian Biblical worldview. The Great Commission is a call to disciple nations, to teach them how to apply God’s ways in business, government, families and every part […]

YWAM UofN Kona Campus

YWAM UofN Kona Campus is home to thousands of young people every year. Prayer Room It is the center of everything we do. Our prayer room is open 24/7 and we have corporate sets everyday to pray for the nations. Dorm Room Make new friends with students from around the world. Banyan Tree Cafe This […]

Shannon Casteel — Superficial Surrender