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e bring together financial resources from the private sector and spirited volunteerism from the community, with the extraordinary natural resources of the state to produce sports and cultural events that generate funds for qualifying not-for-profit endeavors that serve and benefit Hawaii’s women, children, youth and impoverished.

Local Charities Win from 2018 Sony Open in Hawaii!

Local charities are once again the biggest winners of the Sony Open in Hawaii!  In May 2018, tournament host Friends of Hawaii Charities distributed $1.1 million in charitable grants from proceeds raised at the Sony Open PGA TOUR event which swung through Waialae Country Club in early January.  The Sony Open “Drive To A $Million” charity initiative successfully reached its annual million-dollar goal for the 14h consecutive year, thanks primarily to the significant, long-time charity partnership of The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc., which matches funds raised at tournament dollar-for-dollar.

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2018 Sony Open in Hawaii Raises $1.1 Million for Local Charities

As largest charity sports event in Hawaii, the Sony Open has a year-long impact on charities throughout the islands. Friends of Hawaii Charities is distributing $1.1 million in charitable grants this year from proceeds raised at the 2018 Sony Open in Hawaii.

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2019 Grant Application is Now Available

Friends of Hawaii Charities awards grants annually to qualified not-for-profit organizations, funding programs that benefit Hawaii’s children, youth, women and impoverished. A total of $1.1 million in charitable grants was distributed this year from proceeds raised at the 2018 Sony Open PGA TOUR event. The 2019 Grant Application is available now and applications are accepted through January 31, 2019. 

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2019 Grant Application is Now Available

Grant recipient HUGS

Friends of Hawaii Charities awards grants annually to qualified not-for-profit organizations, funding programs that benefit Hawaii’s children, youth, women and impoverished. A total of $1.1 million in charitable grants was distributed this year from proceeds raised at the 2018 Sony Open PGA TOUR event. The 2019 Grant Application is available now and applications are accepted through January 31, 2019. 

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