"E Komo Mai, Nou Ka Hale"
"Come inside, this house is yours"
"E Komo Mai, Nou Ka Hale" Welcome to Lokahi Treatment Centers (LTC) informational website. This site was created to give people the opportunity to experience LTC's vision and mission without leaving the comfort of their own home or office. Please enjoy all the LTC has created for you here, and we look forward to getting to know you a little better.
How It All Started
When the crystal methamphetamine epidemic escalated on the Big Island of Hawaii in the late 1990's Dr. Jamal F. Wasan responded by founding Waikoloa Community-Based Substance Abuse Rehabilitation and Recovery Program, now known as Lokahi Treatment Centers (LTC). He quickly learned that drug abuse was not an isolated problem and expanded LTC's services to create an integrated model to address related mental health and anger issues, as well.
This program is unique among other island programs in that it is community-based and "grass-roots" focused. The community-based mission is to maximize the power of the people to advocate for treatment and recovery in order to prevent harmful effects of substance abuse upon families, businesses, and the local communities.
LTC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) as follows:
1. Outpatient Treatment: Integrated: AOD/MH (Adults)
2. Outpatient Treatment: Integrated: AOD/MH (Children and Adolescents
3. Outpatient Treatment: Integrated: AOD/MH (Criminal Justice)
Our Guiding Principles: