STAFF

  • Pastor Daryl Yamada

    Senior Pastor


    Pastor Daryl grew up in Waipahu, HI. He is a graduate of Waipahu High School and the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He has obtained an M.A. in Marital & Family Therapy and M.Div. in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, and a Master's of Apostolic Leadership and Practical Ministry from Wagner University. 


    In 2007, Pastor Daryl began serving as our  Senior Pastor of Excel Church, formerly Mililani Missionary Church. 


    Daryl previously served as an associate pastor at Moanalua Gardens Missionary Church for ten years. 


    He and his wife, Claudie, were married in 1984, and have three children, Micah, Christi-Ann & Charissa. 

    Daryl has been the Senior Pastor of Excel Church, formerly Mililani Missionary Church, since 2007. He is a graduate of Waipahu High School, the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and Fuller Theological Seminary where he earned a Master's Degree in Marital & Family Therapy and a Master of Divinity Degree. Daryl previously served as an associate pastor at Moanalua Gardens Missionary Church in Honolulu for ten years. He and his wife Claudie were married in 1984 and have three children.



    Claudie is Pastor Daryl's wife and is a graduate of James Campbell High School and the University of Hawaii at Manoa where she earned a degree in communication. She has held office managerial positions at a local solar company, a tax consultant firm to tax preparers in Glendale, California, and at a church in Pasadena, California. Claudie joined the church staff full-time as the Office Manager in 2007 to play a supportive role to her husband.




  • Claudie Yamada

    Office Manager


    Claudie grew up in Ewa Beach, HI. She is Pastor Daryl's wife and is a graduate of James Campbell High School, the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Along with her husband, Pastor Daryl, she recently received her Master's of Apostolic Leadership and Practical Ministry from Wagner University. 




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  • Clyde Matsuwaki

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  • Leonard Suan

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  • Micah Yamada

    YOUTH DIRECTOR


    Micah has been the youth director since June 2018. He has been active in both the youth and worship team ministry since 2007. He is a 2010 graduate of Christian Academy and holds a B.S. in Kinesiology & Rehabilitation Science from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In April of 2018, Micah married his high school sweetheart, Kehley. He enjoys spending time with his amazing wife, working out, playing sports and eating good food. 


    Micah's heart is to see the youth of Hawaii experience God's presence, be transformed by HIS unconditional love, and be carriers of HIS heart and presence. So that, they will be empowered and equipped to establish the culture of the Kingdom of Heaven in themselves, in their families, friends, schools and world! 



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