More than 170 Hawaii non-profit groups will split the $1 million donation.
The PGA tour golf, the Sony Open held in January, helped raised the money.
"Friends of Hawaii charities" doled it out.
Donations were also made by the friends club and longtime partners the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg foundation, which matched funds raised at the tournament.
One of the survivors in a plane crash off Molokai was determined to get everyone out and into their life vests, even swimming a half mile to shore to flag down help.
Molokai residents are stunned after a Makani Kai plane crashed in waters off Kalaupapa Wednesday afternoon.
The state of Hawaii lost a true champion when Loretta Fuddy died. Staff members at the Department of Health were shocked and saddened by the news of Fuddy's death.