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Everyone was very welcoming

I never for felt like this wasn’t my home, everyone was very welcoming. Made me fill like I was part of a family.

I couldn’t have asked for a better experience in treatment

My time at Hawaii Islands Recovery was truly amazing. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience in treatment. I worked with all 4 therapists in individual therapy and I would be happy with any of them to be my therapist in the future.

I don’t have enough words to thank you!

I am so happy that I came to HIR and thankful to the program, all the staff and all that I had experienced in this month. I don’t have enough words to thank you.

I am so incredibly thankful to Hawaii Island Recovery for saving my life

I am so incredibly thankful to Hawaii Island Recovery for saving my life, and for putting me on my path into recovery, and for giving me peace. Read the whole testimonial…

Seeking help is very emotional and stressful experience

One former client of Hawaii Island Recovery has written a testimonial about his experience with his addiction treatment in Hawaii. Read, how stressful and emotional experience for him was to seek help.

Coming to Hawaii Island Recovery was the best decision I have made in a long

Coming to Hawaii Island Recovery was the best decision I have made in a long time and won’t hesitate to recommend it to any of my friends or family.

Testimonial: HIR was instrumental in my recovery

The emphasis was on a strong sense of community at HIR and the groups were small and everyone was included and given an equal voice.

Everyone was relaxed and in good spirits

We talked on the beach for a long while, basking in the sun and forgetting about everything but the moment.  Everyone was relaxed and in good spirits. Read more how clients spend their free day at Hawaii Island Recovery.

I was in the grip of alcoholism and suicidal thoughts

Sarah’s life was saved by Hawaii Island Recovery. She was in the grip of alcoholism and suicidal thoughts. Read more how HIR transformed her person from the one who first entered this facility.

Therapists are using current methods of treatment

I consider my experience at Hawaii Island Recovery to be one that is positive. The entire staff is experienced professionals, and compassionate. I felt that all clients are treated equally and with kindness and respect. Therapists are using current methods of treatment.

The Joint Commission Accreditation

Hawaii Island Recovery was pleased to receive Behavioral Health Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission (TJC), the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation. “We recommend Hawaii Island Recovery for its efforts to elevate the standard of care it provides.

All Therapists are incredibly intelligent

All therapists at Hawaii Island Recovery are incredibly intelligent. “I’ve been to therapy before but the 4 therapists on staff from the first visit brought out things about myself I did not know where there and helped me grow.”

I was completely broken, lost and hopeless

Our former client left that testimonial when leaving addiction treatment center in Hawaii According to his words he was completely broken, lost and hopeless. A warming staff in HIR completely changed his outlook on his life.

Over all my experience, benefit and value for recovery has been excellent

Over all my experience, benefit and value for recovery has been excellent. Not only have I achieved sobriety, I also have the tools, desire and courage to sustain it. Please keep this experience, it’s very valuable.

Famous City of Refuge in South Kona

The clients were doing yoga when I arrived on a beautiful Saturday morning.  Everyone ultimately blissed out and ready for the day, we got into the van to go to the famous City of Refuge in South Kona.  The place is a historical site that provided shelter to misplaces Polynesians in the 1500’s.   Wooden […]

Excursion to one of the best beaches on the island

All the clients went for another excursion to one of the best beaches on the island. Makalawena might be the best beach on the Big Island. Our clients really love that beach.

My doctor recommended HIR

When I came to the decision to stop drinking, my doctor recommended HIR. I will always be thankful for that choice for the following reasons: HIR has a staff of therapist and doctor who are caring and competent.

I have spent the last 15 years suffering, but I can spend the next 15 plus actually living!

I have spent the last 15 years suffering, but I can spend the next 15 plus actually living! I came in a completely hopeless, sick, broken and I was loved. Genuinely loved by both the staff and clients. HIR saved my life.

I biked to the active volcano!

After a few days of detox, I had come to the realisation that I can do this. The staff pushes you to do things; they have done this before. Two days after my arrival I biked to the active volcano and I thought I was going to die!

Transition into a deeper relaxation by the yoga teacher in Hawaii

The day as usual started off with an hour long yoga session, succeeded by a transition into a deeper relaxation by the yoga teacher. Alyssa brought her harmonium and sang while the sonorous melodies filled the house. At 9;30, everyone was in the van ready to go to an undisclosed location.

I felt like nothing was ever going to change

Before coming to H I R my life was a complete mess, I had so many things going on all at once and just felt like nothing was ever going to change. With the help of the wonder staff and therapists it did change and for that I will always be grateful and each one of them will always hold a special place in my heart.

We all had fun in the back of the pick-up trying to hold on for dear life!

We all had fun in the back of the pick-up when took a long drive to the southern most point of the island to go to a beach illustriously titled, “Green Sands.” There was a quiet anticipation in the car, everyone was excited to get there and bask in the truly bizarre glory of the place.

Christmas Eve at Addiction Treatment Center | Hawaii Island Recovery

Clients spent the Christmas day at one of the most populated/largest white sand beaches on The Big Island. They had a great time swimming in the ocean.

The clients all went snorkeling!

Today we went snorkeling at a place called Two Step. The place is bountiful with flowers, ocean critters, and people.

Paddle Boarding as a Part of Addiction Treatment Program in Hawaii!

Clients went to Kahaluu Bay for paddle boarding. It was amazing to paddle way out in the bay and get a different perspective of the island.

I couldn’t get sober on my own!

I came to Hawaii Island Recovery because I couldn’t get sober on my own. Having only eight people in the house made me feel at home.

Trauma have happened to me when I was younger

When I came here I was a mess. I am going to be getting outside therapy to deal with some trauma that I’ve had happen to me when I was younger.

Alcohol started to control my every life!

I am a 49 yr old male. I am a family man, married and have 5 children. I am very successful and have an amazing life! BUT, alcohol control my life!

News: Clients went for a hike in Pololu Valley

Resident manager at Hawaii Island Recovery Tyler led this excursion for our clients – they had great time together in Pololu Valley.

You clearly deal in life and death terms

I have been honored to be able to spend this time here with your program. This was a great experience so far and I look forward to continuing the process.