Chiyoko Akasaki, 87, of Paauilo, formely of Mililani, died Dec. 15 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Kohala she was a retired nurse. Private services held. Survived by two Jerome (Karen) Akasaki of Paauilo, Clayton (Susan) Akasaki of Honolulu; brother, Takeo (Mildred) Nakama of Honolulu; sister, Doris Horikawa of Honolulu; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo.
Hajime Hagio, 95, of Volcano died Jan. 8, at home. Born in Mountain View, he was the proprietor of H. Hagio Farm, member of the Taishoji Soto Mission and Fukuoka Kenjinkai. Visitation from 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo; memorial service at 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Survived by wife, Kiyomi Hagio of Volcano; son, Hiram (Noreen) Hagio of Kapaau; daughters, Sharon Hagio of Honolulu and Ruby (Carl) Soares of Hilo; sister, Hanae Nishimoto of Hilo; son-in-law, Brian Kajikawa of Hilo; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Haroldleen Kuuleilani Kaleleiki, 74, of Lahaina, Maui, formerly of Pahoa, died Dec. 25 in Honolulu. Born in Lahaina, she was a clothing model for Betty Mu‘u and professional hula dancer. Survived by husband, Sam Kaleleiki; sons, Tamalani Kaleleiki, Hinano Kaleleiki; daughter, Puanani Kaleleiki; sisters, Yvonne Sharpe of Kihei, Alexandria Subica of Hilo; hanai sisters, Carol Kealoha Liftee, Pauline K. Kauwenaole Edwards of Hilo, Patricia Cockett-Bergin of Waimea, Leinani Leong of Kahului, Sista Aganos of Kahului, Penny Schneider of Kahului, Barbara Jean Hale; brother, Ralph Sharpe; hanai sons, Kalehua Belloto, Michael Pai, of Puna; hanai daughters, Heli Silva-Ducaroy, Uilani Silva-Pai, and an uncle. Memorial service 10 a.m. Friday at Waiola Congregational Church, Lahaina. Private inurnment at a later date. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Woolsey Mortuary Service, Maui.
Kris Michael Korban, 45, of Kailua Kona died Dec. 20 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Long Beach, Calif., he was a laborer. Celebration of life from 12-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Old Kona Airport Pavilion No. 4. Refreshments served. No alcohol. Survived by mother, Pat Korban-Lane of Kailua Kona; father, Robert Korban of Riverside, Calif.; sister, Kelly (Gerald Hicks) Lawrence of Kailua Kona; two nephews and numerous cousins. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.