Obituaries for December 5

Serene Kaleoaloha Chiquita Akina, 47, of Waimea died Nov. 1 in Los Angeles. Born in Hilo and raised in Mountain View, she was a member service representative at HFS Federal Credit Union Waimea branch. Celebration of life starting with 9 a.m. viewing on Saturday, Dec. 18, at Cherry Blossom Park/Church Row in Waimea. Face masks and social distancing required; sanitation stations will be available. Drive-thru encouraged. Private burial at later date. Survived by husband, Charles Akina III; sons, Charles (Felicity) Akina IV of Arizona, Raymond James Akina and Joseph Akina of Texas; parents George and Charlene Chiquita Jr. of Mtountain View; sister, Tammie (Dwayne) Cypriano of Honokaa; Brother George Chiquita III of Mountain View; hanai sisters, Melani Tanaka and Darcy Turner; godchildren; Alexis, Matthew and Samson Akau; uncles, aunties, nephews and nieces.