At Lokahi Treatment Centers, we believe in strength-based and client centered treatment supported by linkages and referrals to other community-based resources and agencies for continued recovery.

Learn more about available resources available throughout the

State of Hawai'i by clicking the links below.

*Note: Not all listed resources have websites.

LTC will update links as websites become available.

24-Hour Crisis Line of Hawai'i 


Adult Mental Health Division Eligibility Line

1-808-643-AMHD (2643)

Urgent Services Directory for Families (pdf)

East Hawaii Food Pantry & Hot Meal Schedule (pdf)

West Hawaii Food Pantry & Hot Meal Schedule (pdf)

East Hawaii Alcoholics Anonymous

West Hawaii Alcoholics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous Hawaii

Service Providers:

Aloha United Way 2-1-1

Akamai Recovery Maui

Aloha House, Inc. (Maui)

Bay Clinic

Big Island Substance Abuse Council (BISAC)

Bridge House

Community Alliance Partners (CAP)

Hawaii Island United Way


HOPE Services Hawaii, Inc.

The Institute for Human Services (IHS)

Ke Ala Pono (McKenna Recovery Center)

Project Hawaii, Inc.

Salvation Army

West Hawaii Community Health Center

Waikiki Health Center

Workforce Development Division

Worknet, Inc.

YWCA Hawai'i Island



News relating to substance abuse and mental health treatment, partner agencies and other supportive services in Hawaii:

  • Hawaii State Legislation: HB2224 Relating to Group Homes
  • Hawaii State Legislation: HB2490 Relating to Juvenile Justice
  • June 17, 2014: Big Isle students lead state in smoking and drinking: view article
  • June 13, 2014: Senator Josh Green: "More must be done to curb drug abuse.": view article
  • November 3, 2014: Senators Introduce Comprehensive Legislation to Combat Addiction: view article
  • November 10, 2014: Big Island Opens Veterans Treatment Court: view article

  • November 16, 2015: Hawaii Receives $13 Million to Fight Rampant Drug Problem in Schools: view article

  • November 20, 2015: North Hawai'i News Featured Article about Lokahi Treatment Centers: view article

  • December 29, 2015: Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2014 Correctional Populations in the United States: view report

  • December 31, 2015: Hawai'i First State to Raise Legal Smoking Age to 21: view article

  • January 1, 2016: Fourteen New State Laws To Take Effect on New Year's Day: view article

  • May 25, 2016: Find this four-episode podcast and radio series at
    Many people in Hawai'i have gotten caught up in the cycle of meth abuse. It’s a problem that has plagued the state for decades, and remains apparent across the islands, disrupting lives, clogging courts and filling prison cells.

In The News






State of hawai'i resources

Department of Human Services

*Click the links below to learn more about programs.

Underlined words indicate a link.

Benefit, Employment, and Support Services Division (BESSD)

Provides clients with monthly benefits that supplement such essentials as food, shelter, and child care, as well as employment support and work training, and dependency diversion and prevention.

Med-Quest Division (MQD)

Helps low-income adults and children obtain health coverage through managed care plans.

Additional RESOURCES

 July 29, 2017

BISAC Summer Jam

Edith Kanaka'ole Tennis Stadium, Hilo

Main Festival @ 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.  |  Strongman Competition @ 9 a.m.

*Free Entry*

 The event will feature 'ono food, a silent auction, live entertainment, strongman competition, fun keiki activities, a craft fair, and a health expo.

For more information, visit for updates.

August 16, 2017

Behavioral Health & Wellness Training

*Eligible For ADAD CEU Credits*

Topic: Motivational Interviewing Basics and Application

Time: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Location: BISAC Administrative Office, 16-179 Melekahiwa St., Keaau

Cost: $40.00 per class

Classes will be held on a monthly basis for all CSAC's and CSAC applicants.

For more information, call 808-969-9994 ext. 827 or email

August 17, 2017

Going Home Hawaii's 6th Annual Fundraiser Benefit Event

Time: Doors Open at 5:30 p.m.

Location: Nani Mau Gardens, Hilo

Cost: $75.00 per ticket

This year, Going Home Hawaii will be honoring two outstanding members of our community for their ongoing support of reintegration initiatives:

Mitch Roth, Hawai'i County Prosecuting Attorney &

Barry Taniguchi, Founder/President of KTA Superstores

The event will feature a prime rib dinner buffet, live entertainment, special guest speakers and a silent auction.

For more information, contact Irene at 987-8262 or

August 19, 2017

Pahoa ACCESS Capabilities Community Awareness Event

Time: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location: Maku'u Market Place

Come join in and take part in the 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. sign waving event that will be along Highway 130, to kick off this substance awareness event. All are welcome for some fun in the sun. The event will feature free food, resource booths, and keiki activities.

For more information, contact the Pahoa ACCESS Office at 808-965-1198

August 19, 2017
Big Island Blues Festival

Time: 2 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Hale Halawai Park | Ali'i Drive (75-5760 Alii Drive)

Tickets: $20.00
A family-friendly event for all ages, featuring great original blues music by Bottle of Blue, Ronnie V & the Family Band, and Tomi Isobe's Blues Band.

There will be unique vendors, delicious BBQ and more!

For more information or to purchase tickets,

August 19, 2017
Volcano Rain Forest Runs

Time: 7:00 a.m. at Cooper Center, Volcano Village

Costs: $85.00 (Keiki ages 1-7, run for FREE)
Run a Half Marathon, 10K or 5K in the heart of Volcano Village.

Traverse the quaint village roads through the beautiful native rain forest and ranch lands with stunning views of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa in the distance.

For more information, call (808) 967-8240, email or visit

August 26, 2017
West Hawaii Blue Zones Project Kickoff

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Kona Commons (at the previous location of Sports Authority)

Free to the public
This event will be a free, community-wide event to kick off the Blue Zones Project in West Hawai'i. Discover how you can get involved in transforming West Hawai'i into a place where healthy choices are the easiest to make. As the first county and complete island in the nation to be a part of this project, Dan Buettner, National Geographic explorer and New York Times best-selling author of The Blue Zones and The Blue Zones Solution, will be present for the celebration. Vendors and volunteers are welcome.

For more information, call (808) 319-8731, email or visit

August 27, 2017
'Ohi'a Love Fest

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: 'Imiloa Astronomy Center, Hilo

*Free to the public*
Come out for a day of celebrating Hawai'i's beloved 'ohi'a tree! This family-friendly event will feature hula, talks, demonstrations, music, crafts and activities focused on 'ohi'a. The event will also raise awareness about Rapid 'Ohi'a Death.

For more information, call (808) 969-8268, email or visit