Posted On July 5th, 2010 -


Died June 3, 2010 in Erie, Kansas at the age of 70. Born on April 16, 1940 in Paia, Maui, he resided in Wailuku, Maui as the owner/ operator of Valley Isle Transportation, Inc. and former owner of Akiko’s Taxi on Kauai.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Tsutomu and Maxine Osakoda, and his son, Robert M. Osakoda.

He is survived by his wife, Susan Semevolos Osakoda; sons of whom reside on Kauai, Richard (Lydia) Osakoda, Randall Osakoda, Ray (Leah) Ho; daughters, Lynette Osakoda-Cline of Montana, Mika (Brandon) Joiner of Maui, Yuko Osakoda of Maui, Lorraine Akiko Osakoda of Ohio, and Tori Watanabe of Kauai; brother, Walter (Dorothy) Osakoda; sister, Florence Taogoshi both of Honolulu; 21 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held on Saturday, July 10, at Grace Bible Church in Kahului, Maui. Family visitations to start at 9 A.M., service to start at 10 A.M. Aloha attire suggested.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran