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 1972 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 CNN Story about No 1 Place to Live 1993 in 1993. He also worked to create a city-wide system for flood control following Rochester's flood of 1978. In 1995, ChuckHazama didn't seek re-election and is succeeded by Chuck Canfield.