Welcome to Lāna`i Community Health Center

The Lāna'i Community Health Center’s mission is to take care of the community of Lāna`i by directly providing health services (primary care, dental, behavioral health and selected specialty services) to the community; providing activities and services through partnerships with local organizations as well as the many off-island organizations reaching out to Lāna`i by serving as coordinator, advocate, resource, initiator, and convener;
and working collaboratively to provide space for partners who can provide needed services for Lāna`i.

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Lunes/Martes/Miyerkules/Huwebes: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Biyernes: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sabado: 8:00 am – 3:00pm

Health Center: 333 Sixth Street

Italmeg ti kakalbitan iti mapa tapno maiturong kayo iti Mapa ti Google Ipigket ditoy a pahina: Lugar a masarakan iti 478 Lauhala Place, Lanai City, HI Para ti kadakkelan nga pangbuyaan iti mapa, mabalin nga ipadakkel ken ipabassit, ken iprinta ti direksyon

(808) 565-6919

333 Sixth Street, Lāna'i City, HI

Open Monday - Saturday with evening hours available


Tobacco Cessation

tobaccoWhat is Tobacco?

It is a plant with many leaves. Dried tobacco leaves can be smoked, sniffed, chewed, or dipped.

What is Nicotine?

chewcigsIt is an addictive chemical in tobacco. Nicotine changes the way your brain works and causes you to want more of it. This is what makes quitting tobacco products so hard.


These are battery powered products that turn nicotine and other chemicals into vapor that is inhaled.

Are e-cigs safe?   NO.

They are not regulated or approved by the FDA. You have no way of knowing what chemicals they use and how much nicotine you are inhaling.

The long-term health risks are unknown.

Facts and Your Health

people➤ Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable illness and death in the United States

➤ Results in about 1 out of 5 deaths

➤ Smokers die 10 to 14 years earlier

➤ 16 million people suffer with a serious illness caused by smoking

How Does Smoking Affect Your Health?

The chemicals in tobacco are harmful to your body.

Smoking can cause:

1/3 of all CANCERS

90% of LUNG cancer

➤ Lung diseases: emphysema & bronchitis

➤ Heart diseases: stroke & heart attack

Gum disease & tooth decay

Pregnancy problems: miscarriage, birth defects, low birth weight, premature birth, still birth

Second-hand Smoke:

Smoke from tobacco is inhaled by nonsmokers.

➤ 88 million Americans are exposed to secondhand smoke and 41,000 die from disease cause by it.


➤ Behavioral Interventions

  • Self help & counseling

➤ Medication

  • Such as nicotine replacement therapies (patch, nasal spray, etc.)

➤ Combination of both

TIPS to Quit:

no smokingQuitting tobacco or smoking can be very hard. It may take many tries but don’t give up.

➤ Get ready

➤ Get support and encouragement

➤ Learn how to handle stress and the urge to smoke

➤ Get medicine and use it correctly

➤ Be prepared for relapse

➤ Keep trying

You may experience withdrawal (headache, anxiety, nausea, cravings)

Let us help you quit tobacco today!