The Friends of the Library of Hawai'i exists to promote and support Hawai‘i's public libraries.
- The primary objectives of the Friends of the Library of Hawai'i shall be:
- To assist in maintaining free public libraries in the State of Hawai'i.
- To increase the facilities of the public library system of Hawai‘i by securing materials beyond the scope of the ordinary library budget.
- To award continuing education and scholarship grants.
- To focus attention on all public libraries.
- To encourage and accept by bequest or gift, donations of books, manuscripts, money, and other appropriate material that can enrich the cultural opportunities available to the people of Hawai‘i.
- To promote the extension of library services throughout the State of Hawai'i.