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Hi I'm Lolohea Pauu

My twin and I are the youngest of seven. I love playing sports, listening to music, and hanging with family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi my name is Lolohea, but everyone usually calls me Hea (Hey-ya like the song). My twin and I are the youngest of seven and we literally do everything together. We are both Freshman college students, but I am still undecided on what I want to major in. I like to play sports, hang out with friends and family, listen to music, and try new things.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up in the Church has been a real blessing for me. Because I grew up learning and living the standards and principles in the Church, when trials and obstacles came my way, they didn't seem as daunting. This church has allowed me to gain an eternal perspective, that there is more than just this life. I am grateful for this gospel. It not only changes people, but it shapes them into the person God wants them to be. I know that Heavenly Father loves all of us and is continually watching over us. No matter how far away we may feel from Him, He is pleading and waiting for us to come back to Him. I know that Joseph Smith restored this church here on earth. If you have questions or doubt about this, do as Joseph did, and pray to Heavenly Father. He will assure you of the truthfulness of this event, and I promise that as you act and share the revelation you receive, you will be able to bring more people into His fold. This gospel is true and I know that because I have prayed and fasted about it. I do admit that I have had times of doubt, but it is at these moments that faith is required. As we act in faith, and not hesitation, our testimony will flourish, our love for the gospel will deepen, and most importantly our desire to serve God and share His gospel will increase! I say these things in the name of Our Loving Savior, Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through example. I remember throughout high school, you see kids doing all these different things that we as "Mormons" aren't allowed to do, but I realized that although I stood out, I stood out in a good way. Luckily I was able to find some amazing friends that supported me and my standards, and they weren't even members. For church, I help out with the youth, and I used to play the piano for our branch. Because I have moved away for school, I try my best to participate in service projects, attend the temple, and just continue to do the little things to make me a better person.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Lolohea Pauu
Family is so important to the church because it is its central focus. Just as they say "Everything starts at Home," that is why Family is so important. We learn, grow, and develop into the person we are today because of our families. As parents lead and guide the household, and as children listen and obey their righteous teachings, you will see children not only mature, but you will also see the impact they will have on the peers around them. I know no family is perfect, and we all have our struggles, but as we strive to strengthen and uplift one another, not distract and degrade, we will be able to become better individuals, more prepared to raise up a more righteous generation than before. Show more Show less