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Devotional Speakers for Winter 2023 Semester

Brigham Young University–Hawaii announced its winter 2023 devotional and lecture speakers. This semester, speakers include members of the leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU–Hawaii employees, and other invited guests. Weekly campus devotionals focus on spiritual learning by fostering greater faith and discipleship in Jesus Christ.

Campus devotionals are held in the Cannon Activities Center each Tuesday from 11 am to 11:50 am. Devotionals are free and open to the public for in-person viewing. Devotionals can also be viewed live online or later as they are archived on the BYU–Hawaii Speeches website.

Winter 2023 Devotional Schedule


  • January 10: John S.K. Kauwe III and Monica S. Kauwe, University President and first lady
  • January 17: Aaron Curtis, dean and professor, Faculty of Math & Computing
  • January 24: BYU–Hawaii’s Board of Trustees
  • January 29 (Sunday): Elder Ulisses Soares
  • January 31: no devotional


  • February 7: George and Manao Kaluhiokalani
  • February 14: Dr. Yifen Beus, associate academic vice president for faculty (David O. McKay Lecture)
  • February 21: Arlene Sewell, chief information officer     
  • February 28: Brother Milton Camargo, first counselor, Sunday School general presidency, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


  • March 7: Elder Jacob Walker and Sister Nicea Walker, Director of Willes Center and Service Missionaries
  • March 14: James R. Brown, University Architect
  • March 21: Aley and Danelle Auna
  • March 28: President Barton S. Sloat and Sister Anne Sloat, Mission President and companion, Hawaii Honolulu Mission, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


  • April 4: Dr. David Glen Hatch, international concert and recording artist