(Classes are recorded)

Get ready to learn both Eastern and Western perspectives of plant medicine!

Join David Bruce Leonard for an in-person class 30-hour course at Ono Gardens (see dates and time below).

Learn Eastern and Western perspectives from author and plant medicine expert, David Bruce Leonard! 

Come discover…

  • The abundance of food and medicine that is growing all around you.

  • Chinese and Hawaiian herbs for:

    • Skin

    • Memory

    • First Aid

    • Kidneys and Bladder issues

    • Immunity

  • And more!

This class is for novice and experienced herbalists alike!

Your Instructor: David Bruce Leonard is a deep ecologist and Hawaiian plant specialist. He is the founder of the Earth Medicine Institute and practitioner and teacher of ALL five branches of traditional Chinese medicine:

  • Acupuncture

  • Herbal medicine

  • Bodywork

  • Food medicine

  • Martial arts

David has studied traditional medicines with healers in…

        • Asia

        • North America

        • South America

        • Hawai’i


David has a Master’s Degree in traditional Chinese medicine, has a working knowledge of more than 400 traditional Hawaiian, Chinese, and Western plants. AND has been a student of Hawaiian medicine under Kahu Kawika Ka’alakea, Kaipo Kaneakua and Na Kupuna ‘O Hawai’i since 1992.

David is the Author of “Medicine at Your Feet: Healing Plants of the Hawaiian Kingdom” & “Wild Wisdom: Listening to Heart of Nature”.

He is an expert on the medicinal plants of the tropics. He studies, lectures and teaches on cross-cultural uses of plant medicines, environmental concerns, traditional plant gathering practices, and pragmatic approaches to health care.

David is known for his off-beat sense of humor. He is often seen in Hawaiian rain forests wearing his favorite trash bag as a raincoat.

Class Time: 10am-4pm (Please bring water, lunch and snacks)

Class Dates: January 21st, 28th & February 4th, 11th, 25th. (30-hour course)

Location: Ono Gardes 29-362 Chin Chuck Rd. Hakalau, Hi

Complete Class Investment: 


or Two Payments of $224

To register choose your payment plan below: 


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Payment Plan 

Two Payments $224 

(2nd payment in 2-weeks)


“David Bruce Leonard is one of those gifted individuals who can translate messages from plants into the medicines and foods that nourish our bodies, minds and souls.” –Kumu Dane Kaoha Silva

What I feel fortunate about is that I’m still astonished, that things still amaze me. – – Milton Glaser
Start off your year with insights you’ll keep for a lifetime!