Buhawi "Buwi" Francia Meneses (born June 4, 1976) is a Filipino bassist for the band Parokya ni Edgar, and formerly for Franco.
Meneses is the second of four children and only son of breast cancer activists Danny Meneses and the late Rosa Meneses.
Meneses transferred to Ateneo de Manila University during high school and took up Fine Arts at the University of the Philippines, Diliman. When his mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, Meneses stopped schooling to concentrate on aiding her. During this period, he also started pursuing a career in the music scene and joined Parokya ni Edgar.
He won the "Bassist of the Year" award at the NU Rock Awards in 1999. He also wrote the topseller Parokya ni Edgar song “Mr. Suave” in their 2003 album Bigotilyo.
Meneses was one of the castaways for GMA-7's Celebrity Edition of Survivor Philippines in August 2010 where in he became the 4th castaway to be voted out.
Meneses is married with two sons. He is a member of Tau Gamma Phi fraternity in the Philippines along with band mate Darius Semaña.
With Parokya ni Edgar