Raymond K. Okada

Raymond K. Okada

Getting things done in Hawai‘i requires knowing the key people, as well as the law.

Ray’s practice focuses on serving clients in all aspects of estate planning, wills, trusts and probate, and business succession. He represents clients from diverse backgrounds, family situations and wealth. He also advises on planning and administering estates, as well as resolving will and trust disputes and tax controversies.


Ray is a sought-after speaker for groups like the Hawai‘i State Bar Association (HSBA), Hawai‘i Society of Certified Public Accounts (HSCPA), National Business Institute (NBI), Hawai‘i Tax Institute and the University of Hawai‘i Emeritus Program.


Georgetown Law Center, M.L.T., 1985
UCLA School of Law, J.D., 1977
University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., 1974


State Courts of California
State Courts of Hawai‘i
U.S. District Court of Hawai‘i
U.S. Tax Court


William S. Richardson School of Law, Adjunct Professor
American Bar Association
Hawai‘i State Bar Association, Past Chair, Probate & Estate Planning Section, and Past Chair, Estate & Gift Tax Committee
Hawai‘i Estate Planning Council, Past President and Director
American College of Trust & Estate Counsel, Fellow, Hawai‘i State Chair, Western Region Chair, Fiduciary Litigation Committee, Diversity & Inclusivity Committee
Judiciary Standing Committee, Uniform Probate Code and Hawai‘i Probate Rules


The Best Lawyers in America, 2020
The Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year in Honolulu, 2013, 2019
Chambers, High Net Worth, 2019
Super Lawyers, 2019