Our Story – by Dani Oliveira

Daniel & Debbie Oliveira
Daniel and Debbie Oliveira have been pastors at Hale O Na Kaula church since 2007. Daniel was a veterinarian for 17 years before becoming a full-time ministry. He has a Master of Divinity degree from Shiloh University, and he has a passion for studying and teaching God’s word.

Debbie taught English as a second language in Brazil for twelve years before becoming a full-time ministry. Debbie has a bachelor’s degree in English and Portuguese and a Certificate of Spiritual Formation from Shiloh University.

Dani and Debbie moved to Maui from Brazil in 2007 and they have two beautiful daughters, Julia and Leilani. They work hand in hand to care for the congregation and the church on Maui, along with a team of volunteers. Daniel and Debbie became proud American citizens in 2016. They love being part of the Maui Community.