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Hi I'm Michael Paakala Mariteragi

Aloha i love to surf, eat, sleep, cruz with my family and friends play music and love the sound of laughter.

About Me

Aloha! Born and raised in the islands of Hawaii. loving father from the islands of Tahiti as well as loving mother from the islands of Rarotonga. Love food, love the beach definitely love to surf. Love my family and friends. I'm going to be the first missionary in my family to go serve the lord as well as grandchild. Music is my peace and laughter is my music. Nothing more to say but blessed to be alive.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in the church, so i had no choice haha na jokes but my choice came after when i had my opportunity to exercise my free agency. My foundation was built on my parents so i really didn't know the church as i'm suppose too. I had my fun. i understood the good from the bad. I no judge anyone, not my place but it really help me understand the atonement and the reason why we have it and the experiences from the good and the bad that helps us improve ourselves today and days to come.

How I live my faith

Okay well in the islands we take care of everyone in the ward as well as community. Everyone is family. We look out for each other. For the youth we have boy scouts of America as well as mutual night for both young men and young woman. Love home teaching brings us closer to our ward family. The youth is everything they are our future. We have ward camp every summer where we spend 5 days with all the family as well as investigators. There is trunk-o-treat for the mini babies for Halloween, family turkey bowl and many more.