Island Breeze Ministries

ALOHA!

Welcome to Island Breeze Ministries – Makapala. The Makapala Christian Retreat Center is a beautiful oasis at the end of the road on the northern tip of the Big Island of Hawai’i. It is home to Island Breeze Ministries Hawaii, a 501-c3 non-profit organization. Here, we host many community projects, youth events, and health & wellness retreats, and cultural exchange programs.

Island Breeze Hawai’i is a multi-ethnic worldwide community of Christians, committed to the mission of equipping and releasing all nations, tribes, people and languages–wherever they may be– to use the power and beauty of significant indigenous cultural expressions to proclaim and establish the Kingdom of God within the nations of the world.

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Kupuna Dinner 2018

Kupuna Dinner 2018

On October 19th at the Makapala Retreat Center we were proud to host the 8th annual Kupuna Dinner. We thank the many volunteers (cooks, servers, musicians, dancers, MC’s, sound people, decoration folks, & parking attendants) and locals businesses who helped to make this evening a special night for our Kupuna. We were also excited to be able to share our new “Kupuna to Keiki Garden […]

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The Work and The Need

The Work and The Need

THE WORK…   Faith. Family. Community. Culture. These values are the driving force behind everything we do here at Island Breeze Makapala (IBMakapala). We are located at the Makapala Retreat Center. Our mission is to support our local and native communities through programs that engage the mind, body, and spirit.  Two of our main programs/events that we run here at the Makapala Retreat Center here, […]

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First Christian Church of Honolulu at CAMP LOKAHI!

First Christian Church of Honolulu at CAMP LOKAHI!

It’s been a while since we posted cause we’ve been away for a bit…but BIG MAHALO to First Christian Church of Honolulufor this great video of your first experience w/ #CampLokahiTeenCamp! Can’t wait to do it again! Blessings.  2018 Camp Lokahi from FCC Honolulu on Vimeo.

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Over the years, hundreds of lives have been impacted by the people and programs here at the Makapala Retreat Center. Here are a some of their stories.

 

“Makapala is home to many and a place where so many have been impacted and poured into.” – Mikala Fernandez (click here to read more)

 

“I help yearly with children & teen camps as well as bringing my own youth with fellow team members to enjoy all what Makapala offers. I use a wheelchair to go everywhere and to do everything…” – Jonas Mahoe (click here to read more)

 

 

“What i learned so far at this camp they’re like a really huge family…and the testimonies were really relatable to us…and we were able to relate to that so we would know we’re not the only ones that are struggling.” – Linensa (click here to watch the FCC video testimony)

We currently have numerous facility renovation projects in the works and many ongoing property maintenance needs. When you invest in the Makapala Retreat Center, you not only invest in the building and property, but you invest in the lives of those who come through this special place.

If you would like to make a monetary donation, please click here for more information.

Find out what's happening at the Makapala Retreat Center.

Camp Lokahi

  Camp Lokahi 2018 SUMMER dates: Kids Camp – Ages 9-12  June 4th – 7th Teen Camp – Ages 13-18  June 10th – 13th DOWNLOAD SUMMER REGISTRATION FORMS HERE KIDS CAMP REGISTRATION FORM TEEN CAMP REGISTRATION FROM ((Looking to STAFF camp? Fill out the form and let us know here.)) Keep updated here or on our Facebook Page. Camp Lokahi is a Christian based camp like no other. The […]

Kupuna Dinner 2018

We welcome our kupuna back for a night of wonderful dining, great evening entertainment, and incredible door prizes at the 8th Annual Kupuna Dinner! To reserve a space, please call us at 808-889-5082 or email us at islandbreezehawaii@gmail.com

Property Bookings

We at Island Breeze Ministries are blessed to have the Makapala Retreat Center as our home base. It is also a place where many others have found the peace and tranquillity they needed to rest and/or refocus themselves. The Makapala Retreat Center is available for rent to other non-profit organizations such as YWAM, churches, and other groups such as AA and NA. Group sizes range from 5-100 and stay for 2-14 […]

Development Projects

The Work and The Need THE WORK…   Faith. Family. Community. Culture. These values are the driving force behind everything we do here at Island Breeze Makapala (IBMakapala). We are located at the Makapala Retreat Center. Our mission is to support our local and native communities through programs that engage the mind, body, and spirit. Two of our main programs/events that we run here at […]