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Barrett Awai

Barrett Awai
FCA Hawaii Campus Director

Barrett enters his 9th year on staff with FCA Hawaii. His influence on the University of Hawaii campus has grown to the point now he will focus all of his time with the student athletes and coaches at UH. Recently, Antwan "Tua" Mahaley, an alum has become the 2nd FCA Hawaii staff here on Oahu, Hawaii and will be Director of the high school ministry, and 3 other alum are volunteers leading the UH huddle, all whom Barrett ministered to through FCA UH.

Barrett was a 1988 graduate of Kamehameha Schools where he lettered 3 years in Football and Baseball and 2 years in Basketball. He earned an AA in Liberal Arts from Arizona Western College in 1990 and played football for 2 years for the Matadors. He was invited to walk on for the BYU Cougars football team and later earned a full scholarship and lettered 2 years on the WAC championship teams. He received a BS in Sociology in 1993 from BYU.

Besides his work with FCA, Barrett is a Hoku Award winning soloist and a member of the Hoku award winning group "Kaukahi" which recently retired. Barrett's first full time ministry work started at Kawaiahao Church in Honolulu. He directed the youth and young adult ministry for 2 years. Then in January 2007, he was hired to direct the expansion of FCA across the state of Hawaii.