Born and raised on Maui, Pastor Roland came to know about the gospel of Jesus Christ under the ministry of Hawaiian Island Missions at an early age. He attended Maui High School, Maui Community College and Biola University before receiving his bachelor’s degree in Sociology. He later earned a master’s degree in social work from the University of Hawaii, a master’s degree in apologetics from the Simon Greenleaf School of Law and a master’s degree in religion from Hawaii Theological Seminary. He was ordained in 2000. He has been pastoring Haiku Bible Church since 1994.

Pastor Roland and his wife, Cindy