We are committed to providing opportunities for our young people to follow Jesus Christ, grow spiritually, and develop into spiritual leaders committed to service. 

What makes up Hawaii SDA Youth?


There are many ministries that make up the youth department. We make sure to have various opportunities for youth of all ages to get involved and connect with the One! 

Youth Rallies/Church

Leadership Training

Mission Trips

Summer Camp

Camp Waianae

Ke Ola Canvassing Program



Young Adult Ministry


Leadership Team

Erik Vandenburgh

Youth Director

Pastor Erik was born and raised in Walla Walla, WA. From a young age he has had a heart for ministry and service. Right out of college he served as a missionary in Venezuela.  Shortly thereafter he received a call to work in the Arizona Conference  where he served for 11 years before coming to Hawaii. He is married to Jana and they have three boys. Pastor Erik is passionate about youth ministries and has a desire to grow the kingdom of God.  

Lisa Anderson

Administrative Assistant

Lisa Anderson is the life of the party! That is whey she works for the Hawaii Conference Your Department. Lisa is willing to serve and help wherever needed. I you have a question please don't hesitate to call and ask! You will have a friendly voice waiting to answer! 

Dennis Anderson 

Camp Manager