Gotta have faith: Pastor establishes vocational center in Kona

  • Pastor Spencer Baker guides his daughter Corinne as she uses a router on her cutting board Saturday at Kona Vocational. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Students oil the cutting boards they created Saturday at Kona Vocational. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Rianna Caldarone personalizes her cutting board with a wood burner Saturday at Kona Vocational. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Pastor Spencer Baker helps Cody Misaki sands his cutting board Saturday at Kona Vocational. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Rachel Caldarone displays the cutting board she created Saturday at Kona Vocational. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Volunteer Juan Lozano helps Brenna Heiss jigsaw her cutting board Saturday at Kona Vocational. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Volunteer Aaron Nakashima helps “Ezra” use a jigsaw Saturday at Kona Vocational. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

AKona pastor has faith in today’s youth, and is providing a path to discover careers in the trades by establishing a vocational center.