POSTED: 11:56 a.m. HST, Dec 27, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 02:19 p.m. HST, Dec 27, 2012
Edwin "Eddie" Cha Son Noh, founder and chief executive officer of Noh Foods of Hawaii, died at his Honolulu home on Dec. 15. He was 88 years old.
A veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II, Noh was born on a plantation in Waialua to migrant Korean workers and later grew up in the Punchbowl area, graduating from McKinley High School with the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, a friend and band mate who died two days after him.
Noh is survived by wife Miriam and sons; Howard, David and Raymond, who run the family-owned company.
Visitation is scheduled for Jan. 3 at 2 p.m., followed by a 3 p.m. funeral service at the Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel.