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Hi I'm Van Patter Ohana

We are mormons and live in Hawaii. Our faith in God has blessed us more than we can express.

About Me

I am one of ten children; five boys and five girls. My husband has a sister and half brother. We are both students at Brigham Young University-Hawaii getting ready to graduate in less than a year :) We were married in 2010 and had beautiful twin boys join our family the beginning of 2012.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the LDS faith while my husband joined in 2000. For me it was a way of life, but I did have times where I questioned my faith and it was those times where I searched for these answers that I kept coming back to what I have always known to be true. The fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ is found in His church; The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I find all my answers within the gospel as well as directions to help guide me and my family to a happier family life.

How I live my faith

I served in our youth program for about a year before having our twins and I was able to build true friendships with these young ladies. Currently I serve as a Visiting Teacher where I am able to meet with three wonderful women, getting to know more about them as well as them learning about me. We have become part of this family in Laie making life long friends.