Posted On December 7th, 2016 -

92, of Honolulu, passed away in Honolulu on Oct. 25, 2016. He was born Sept. 14, 1962 in Waikiki. A graduate of McKinley High School, he received a BA from the University of Hawai'i in 1948, and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1956. He returned to the University of Hawai'i as a professor of political science, and also served as the Vice President for Community Colleges, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Acting Chancellor of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. Kosaki is survived by son Randall, and grandchildren Christian Lee, Erica Lee, and Reece Kosaki. Services Dec. 10, 2016 at Diamond Head Mortuary (18th Ave.); visitation 10:00, service 11:00. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the University of Hawai'i Foundation.

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