Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers in Kapaau, Hawaii

The small and welcoming community of Kapaau is located on the far northern tip of Hawaii’s Big Island. This historic city is perhaps most well-known as the current home to the statue of King Kamehamha the Great but there is much more to enjoy in this great small city. For those in seeking recovery from substance abuse you will find friendly people and a beautiful atmosphere to greet you during your stay.

Flight Information

For domestic flights, the Waimea-Kohala Airport is the closest airport to Kapaau. Located a mere 26 miles from the heart of town, visitors can travel to their final destination via Mokulele Airlines and cab services. As an alternative, the next closest regional airport is Hana Airport, located about 41 miles from town. Mokulele Airlines also services this airport, while rental car reservations are available in Hana to help you reach your final destination.

Weather in Kapaau

During your stay in Kapaau you can expect to find mild, temperate and inviting weather, no matter the time of year. As part of a warm, summer Mediterranean climate the average temperatures in Kapaau usually hover around 70 degrees year round. On average the January temperature comes in at 72 degrees, while July temperatures average out at 77 degrees.


For a smaller community, the town of Kapaau has some of the best reviewed lodging accommodations in the area. When patients and family members are looking for a good place to relax and recuperate in Kapaau, online reviewers recommend the Hawaiian Island Retreat at Ahu Pohaku Ho’omaluhia. Users loved the location, rooms, sleep quality and service. Other popular lodging in the area includes the Kohala Club Hotel, Kohala Village Inn and Hapuna Prince Beach Hotel.

Employment Opportunities

Kapaau has many great employment opportunities for patients and family members looking to further transition into life here during and after treatment. The top industries here include travel, accommodation, real estate, and telecommunications. Currently, the employers offering the most jobs include Hilton Hotels and Baylor University.

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