Nov. 11, 2011
Rita Taifane “Olika” Osamu, 48, of Lihue, an escrow officer, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Fagasa, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Sione; son Semisi “Misi”; daughters Renee “Sivai” To’oto’o, Lisa “Lopeti” Teumisinale and Eseneiaso “Ese” Tarin; father Tuaniga Taifane; sisters Laina Taifane, Valisa Fifita and Faith Po-Ching; and a grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Lihue United Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.