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riends of Hawaii Charities, Inc., a 501(c)(3), was formed in 1998 as a result of the shared vision and collaboration of a group of business and community leaders to provide support for local not-for-profit programs that serve and benefit Hawaii’s women, children, youth, and impoverished.

The Friends’ principal fund-raising event is the SONY OPEN IN HAWAII PGA TOUR golf tournament held at Waialae Country Club each January.

Together, Friends of Hawaii Charities and the event’s charity partner, The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc. have generated more than $17,000,000 benefiting hundreds of Hawaii not-for-profit organizations.