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    Operation: Rising Star


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Hōkūala is proud to partner with Folds of Honor, a non-profit organization whose goal is to provide life-changing scholarships to the spouses and children of America’s fallen or disabled military and First Responders.

Hōkūala hosted the inaugural Operation: Rising Star golf tournament at the award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature Ocean Course on December 18, 2022, with proceeds going directly to Folds of Honor scholarship recipients in the state of Hawai‘i. Along with 2023’s event, Hōkūala’s Operation: Rising Star and our generous donors and participants have contributed to more than 40 $5,000 scholarships.


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Operation: Rising Star 2024

Hōkūala is proud to announce that 2024’s annual golf tournament will take place on December 15, 2024, at the Ocean Course at Hōkūala. Event sponsorships and monetary donations are already being accepted; please utilize the links below or contact the Ocean Course to learn more. Participant registration will be opening later this year.

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The Power of Community

Hōkūala, Timbers Kaua‘i, and The Ocean Course at Hōkūala are proud to be part of a vibrant ‘ohana and thankful for the immense support shown by this community. Thanks to our generous sponsors, local businesses, and personal donors, Operation: Rising Star raised nearly $100,000, funding 20 educational scholarships benefiting Folds of Honor recipients throughout Hawai‘i.

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2022’s Success

Despite strong winds and rolling storms, our community came together to sell out our participant teams and raised more than $125,000, or 25 scholarships, for Folds of Honor recipients throughout the Hawaiian islands. Our Title Sponsor was Odom Hawaii, who generously donated 10 scholarships; our Wingman Sponsor, a generous 5 scholarships, was Shioi Construction

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Folds of Honor

We the people have found what unites us. It’s our honor to empower people from every walk of life through education and the opportunities it creates.”

Since its inception in 2007 by Lt Col Dan Rooney, Folds of Honor has awarded over 51,000 scholarships with 45% of all awarded representing minority recipients.