Welcome to RUF Hawai'i! RUF is a student organization that seeks to spread the Gospel—the good news of Jesus Christ—through ourselves and into the campus by word, deed, and lifestyle. We believe the gospel is what brings about personal change, social healing, and cultural renewal. We would love for you to come check us out!

 
JOIN US

Large Group

Once a month, 7PM. (8/30, 9/27, 10/25, 11/22)

at Harbor Church Honolulu (423 Kamakee St.)

UH Manoa Small Group Bible Study

Tuesdays, 12 or 1:30pm 

at Campus Center Dining 203E 

You can choose either one based on your lunch schedule!

HPU Small Group Bible Study

Thursdays at 6:30pm

at Aloha Tower Marketplace

MEET OUR TEAM
John Kim
Minister
EMAIL
john.kim@ruf.org
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Pastor John is from Los Angeles and attended UCLA. He met Eunice, a local Hawaii girl, on the east coast while attending seminary. After graduating from Westminster Seminary California, they served at a church in Los Angeles and most recently, as missionaries in China. They have two daughters: Olivia and Riley. John loves the Lakers, the outdoors, epic movies, quality TV shows, SPAM, and reading good books.

Andrew Kawata
Intern
EMAIL
andrew.kawata@ruf.org
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Andrew Kawata was born and raised on the island of Oahu. He grew up in Pearl City and Kapolei. He graduated Kapolei High School then attended to Kapiolani Community College. After Getting his prerequisites and associates degree, He attended University of Hawaii at Manoa to obtain a degree in Travel Industry Management. Andrew likes to hike, hangout with friends, read, watch excellent movies, and eat Japanese food.