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



In The News






State of hawai'i resources

Additional 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.

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.

December 11-15, 2017

County of Hawaii "Magic of the Season" Holiday Open House

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. nightly

Location: County Building, Hilo

The annual event will feature live music, light refreshments and decorated trees for the public to enjoy!

December 15, 2017

ADAD Training Workshop

"Working with Challenging Families"

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: BISAC Administration Building (16-179 Melekahiwa Street, Keaau)

Cost: $25.00 / Continuing Education Credits: 6

Registration Deadline: December 8

This workshop is designed to incorporate the skills necessary to build better relationships with families who may be resistant or hesitant to services. Training will focus on assessing client strengths, reviewing various behavioral theories, approaches and techniques, and identifying strategies for addressing conflict in relationships.

Register at:

December 15 & 16, 2017
25th Annual Big Island Craft & Gift Fair

Time: Friday, 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. //  Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Edith Kanakaole Multi-Purpose Stadium
This large fair, sponsored by Hawaii Art & Craft, will showcase vendors throughout the state. Food will be available for purchase. Prize giveaways. Lots of free parking.

Small admission fee; children 7 and under are free.

For more information or to ask about being a vendor, call (808) 981-0518, email or visit

December 16, 2017 
Hula Kahiko at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Hula featuring Kumu hula Sammye Ku'ualoha Young with Halau Na Lei Hiwahiwa o Ku'ualoha performed in a one-of-a-kind outdoor setting at the kahua
hula (platform) in Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. This performance is rain or shine without electronic amplification. Audience members are encouraged to bring sun/rain gear and sitting mats. This free event is supported in part by a grant from the Hawai'i Tourism Authority and the County of Hawai'i Dept. of Research and Development. Park entrance fees apply.

For more information, call (808) 967-8222, email or visit 

December 16, 2017 
Free Holiday Concert

Time: 4 p.m.

Old Airport, Kailua-Kona
Kona Choral Society presents their annual holiday concert
 at the Maka'ea Pavilion.

December 16, 2017 
Kainaliu Kalikimaka

Time: 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

*Free Public Event*
Kainaliu Kalikimaka will be a family fun holiday stroll through the town of Kainaliu, with live music, Santa, carolers, stores open late, vendors, holiday lights, and free giveaways.

December 17, 2017
13th Annual Jingle Bell Beach Run

Time: 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Coconut Grove Marketplace

Cost: $25-40
The Big Island's largest and most anticipated 5k run/walk event. This holiday-themed fun run is the perfect way to kick off
the holiday season!

For more information, call (808) 345-6214, email or visit

December 19, 2017
Chamber Orchestra of Kona Holiday Favorites Concert

Sheraton Kona Resort

Tickets $10/$20; under 18 free
The chamber orchestra will play a variety of holiday songs - Russian Christmas music, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Sleigh Ride, Festive Sounds of Hanukah and more.

Available at, or at the door beginning at 6 p.m.

December 30, 2017
Wailea Village 20th Annual Mochi Pounding
Time: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Akiko's Buddhist B&B, Hakalau

*Free to the public*

A traditional Japanese mochi-pounding event that welcomes 600-700 people. Fire building starts at 7 a.m. to steam the rice. Hearty local-style lunches will be available for $5. New years crafts, food vendors, fortune telling, massage, I Ching readings, floral arrangements, plantation stories, Okinawan taiko drumming, Hawaiian entertainment and more.

Call Miss Akiko for more info, at (808) 963-6422, email or visit for more information.