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



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

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

October 11, 2017

Behavioral Health & Wellness Training

Topic: Strength-Based Therapy and Positive Thinking

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

Location: BISAC Administration Office

(16-179 Melekahiwa Street, Kea'au)

Cost: $40 per class

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

October 9, 11, 12, 19 & 24, 2017

Hawai'i County Mass Transit Public Meetings

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Hawaii County has big plans for its mass transit system, and it’s time for the public to weigh in. The county scheduled its first series of public meetings to get input on how best to implement an overhaul that includes a “hub and spoke” design for the Hele-On bus system.

Meetings are scheduled for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the West Hawaii Civic Center, Oct. 11 at the Keaau Community Center, Oct. 12 at the Pahoa Neighborhood Facility, Oct. 19 at Waimea Elementary School and Oct. 24 at Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Luau Hale in Hilo.

October 13-15, 2017

October 16-19, 2017

"A Deep Dive Into Mental Well Being" Workshop

Location: Grand Naniloa Hotel, Hilo

"A Deep Dive Into Mental Well Being" is a 2-1/2 day weekend experience, followed by a 4-day immersion intensive training that will focus on helping participants awaken to the Three Principles of Mind, Consciousness, and Thought. This week-long exploration into innate mental well being creates an experience that will be presented by Christine Heath, LMFT, CSAC, MAC and Dr. Mark Howard, Ph.D.

For more information, call (808) 254-6484 or go to to register. The Grand Naniloa is providing special low rates for the retreat.

Approved by AAMFT-HI for 14 CEU's weekend +17 CEU's intensive

Approved by ADAD for 14 SA CEU's weekend + 16 SA CEU's intensive

October 21, 2017

"Finding Da Solution" Recovery Awareness Event

Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location: Mo'oheau Bandstand, Hilo

*Walk/Rally begins at 10 a.m. at Kamehameha Statue*

Have a say and make a difference. Join the fight against drugs, crime, and homelessness by attending the rally and community hearing. The event will include inflatable water slides and shave ice for keiki.

For more information, email:

October 26, 2017

Opioid Use and Abuse: Hawaii's Coordinated Response

Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location: Airport Honolulu Hotel, 2301 N. Nimitz Hwy.

The opioid epidemic nationally has prompted the declaration of a national emergency to tackle the problem. Over the last 17 years, the number of opioid drug fatalities in Hawaii has more than doubled.

There were 27 deaths in 2000 and 60 in 2016.

*COST: Hawaii Youth Services Network member agencies: $30 // Other: $45

To register, visit:

or call Regina Jacobs at (808) 489-9549 ext. 2

October 27, 2017

29th Annual Family Peace Walk & Vigil

Commemorating October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Time: 4 p.m.

Location: Assemble at Kamehameha Statue for sign waving or sign wave along Kilauea Avenue, Hilo

The event is FREE and will feature a resource fair, music, fellowship and light refreshments. Join in by wearing purple to remember those who lost their lives to domestic violence, to celebrate those who survived and live on after the abuse, and to encourage love and the end of domestic violence.

Coordinated by the Family Violence Interagency Committee - (808) 934-3365

October 28, 2017

Love Strong Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

Time: 9 a.m.

Location: Lili'uokalani Park (Meet across from Hilo Bay Cafe)

For more information, please contact:

Sammy Sampaga, (808) 987-6111

Wayne Souza, (808) 989-8817

Michelle Kobayashi, (808) 747-0912

October 28, 2017

Big Island National Take-Back Initiative

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


Ka Waena Lapa'au Medical Complex (670 Ponahawai Street, Hilo)

Kona Police Station (74-0611 Hale Makai Place, Kailua-Kona)

Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe, anonymous disposal.

For more information visit, or call (808) 541-1930