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Chuck Hazama

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Preceded by  Alexander P. Smetka
Succeeded by  Chuck Canfield
Spouse  Ali Hazama
Name  Chuck Hazama

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Alma mater  University of Northern Iowa
Religion  United Church of Christ
Education  University of Northern Iowa

Political party  Independent politician

Charles K. "Chuck" Hazama (born 1932) is a Native Hawaiian and a former mayor of Rochester, Minnesota. He served as Mayor of Rochester for eight, 2-year terms, from 1979 to 1995. Before he was Mayor, he served as the executive director of the Rochester YMCA. Hazama worked to promote Rochester, and his efforts were recognized when Money Magazine named Rochester the number one place to live in 1993. He also worked to create a citywide system for flood control following Rochester's flood of 1978. In 1995, Chuck Hazama didn't seek re-election and is succeeded by Chuck Canfield.

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Currently, Hazama is on the Advisory Council of Malulani Hospitals, where he is a Director of the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center He attended University of Northern Iowa, class of 1957. He also served as the honorary chair for Rochester's Sesquicentennial Celebration in 2004. His wife Aly died in 2002. Chuck has two children: Son, Charles K. Hazama, born in 1959 and daughter, Anne Hazama born in 1961.


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