Christopher Miguel Cordell Kalilikane was born June 28, 1994, in Anchorage, Alaska to Bernard and Erika Kalilikane. He was middle brother Keoni, Dominic, Joshua, and Brandon Kalilikane. Chris left us unexpectedly on April 9, 2020.
Christopher attended Save High School in Anchorage, AK. He loved racing and working on cars. His goal was to open his own business as an automotive mechanic.
He was creative and very artistic, an avid hiker who loved to dance and attend rave events, passionate about Japanese music and Japanese anime movies, hanging out with friends, family and playing his games. Reading Norse Mythology (Valkyries). Most of all, he loved reading his bible and was very spiritual in his love for the Lord.
He worked a variety of jobs which included, construction, security, and in 2012, joined the Alaska Army National Guard as an infantry scout. He served in various positions with 1st Battalion 297th Infantry Regiment to include Scout Driver, Grenadier, Automatic Rifleman and Fire Team Leader. He deployed to Kosovo in support of Operation Joint Guardian.
His military awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/M device, NATO medal ad Air Assault Badge.
Christopher is preceded in death by grandparents Elmer and Shirley Manook, many Aunts and Uncles, and his pet dog Samson Kalilikane.
Christopher is survived by his loving family, his parents Bernard and Erika Kalilikane, siblings Keoni, Dominic, Joshua and Brandon Kalilikane, and his niece Zoe, Grandparents Walter and Jo-Ann Kalilikane, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and numerous friends and his best friend pet dog Rocco Tucker Kalilikane.
Christopher was laid to rest on April 21, 2020, at Fort Richardson National Cemetery.