riends of Hawaii Charities, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.  Its mission is to generate funding for Hawaii’s charities that benefit women, children, youth, and the impoverished. The Friends flagship fundraising event is the SONY OPEN IN HAWAII PGA TOUR golf tournament held at Waialae Country Club each January. Friends and the event’s charity partner, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation have generated more than over $23 million for over 350 charities in the Hawaiian Islands.

The Friends’ annual grants program provides funds to qualified not-for profit organizations recognized under the IRS 501 c 3 section.

Friends of Hawaii Charities fund programs that benefit Hawaii’s children, youth, women, elderly and needy in the following areas: culture, arts and educations programs; healthcare and basic needs.