What does it feel like to become president at your alma mater forty-one years after you graduated? This is the story of Ron Shiira, president of Hawaii Baptist Academy – a story of family, honor, students, parents and a Christ-centered school that provides educational excellence.
Ronald Shiira became HBA’s fifth president on July 1, 2016, succeeding Richard Bento who served as president for 22 years. Ron served as chairman of the HBA Board of Directors for five years, and was later hired as the president’s executive assistant. Ron and his wife, Cyndi, attend Olanui! Church. They have two adult children, Andrew and Julia, and one grandson, Elijah.
Isaiah 40:31 “But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.”