Roland M. Kotani, born 1954, was a Democratic member of the Hawaii State House of Representatives who represented the Pearl City-Pacific Palisades area. He was killed by his estranged wife Grace Kotani on 28 July 1989.
Kotani graduated from Yale University and authored the book "The Japanese in Hawaii: A Century of Struggle" in 1985. 
- [Dias, Gary A.; Dingeman, Robbie (2003). Honolulu Homicide: Murder and Mayhem in Paradise. Bess Press. ISBN 978-1-57306-156-8]