Obituaries for December 12

Melvin D. Aki, 85, of Hilo died Dec. 1 at home. Born in Ewa Beach, Oahu, he was a retired security guard former the former HT&T Trucking and enjoyed canoe paddling, walking, fishing, watching sports, and doing yard work. Private services. Survived by wife, Jenedina “Jena” Aki of Honomu; daughter, Cherry Ann Aki of Hilo; hanai son, Kimo Aki of Hilo. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.