Trust Life. Allow Nature’s Inherent Wisdom To Guide Your Way
Downtown: 1188 Bishop St., Ste 1509 Honolulu, HI 96813
North Shore: 62-203 Lokoea Place Haleiwa, HI 96712
“Aloha ka mea i ho’ola ai”
Compassion is the healer
Dr. Lori Kimata ND & Midwife
Dr. Madeleine Portuondo ND & Midwife
Dr. Kathryn Taketa ND & LAc & Autisim Research Institute Trained Physician
Dr. Eun Strawser DO (Osteopathic Medicine)
Tara Mattes LAc
Silver Goodier LMT
Jaymie Lewis LC (Lactation Counselor) & Doula
Dr. Lori Kimata & Dr. Madeleine Portuondo are licensed Naturopathic Physicians, Dr. Lori & Dr. Madeleine are also midwives, all with diverse backgrounds in the healing arts. Tara Mattes is a licensed Acupuncturist, certified Doula, certified Detox Counselor.
Born and raised in Hawaii, Dr. Lori has a background received her bachelors in Psychology from UCLA and her medical degree from National College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1988. As a Naturopathic Physician, Midwife, Yoga Instructor, Author (she published the book Partner Yoga: Making Contact for Physical, Emotional & Spiritual Growth with Rodale Press), Guest Lecturer, Sexual & Spiritual Counselor, Musician and Nature Lover, “Dr. Lori” travels extensively and calls herself a “ Life Artist”. Whether working, hiking, gardening, surfing, dancing, writing, drumming, painting, cooking, or exploring life, she puts her passion, creativity and aloha into her adventures all the same.
Born in Miami, FL, Dr. Madeleine and received her Bachelor of science in Biology, Pre-Medicine at California State University. She graduated from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon. In addition to her practice, she teaches medical classes and is secretary for the Hawaii Society of Naturopathic Physicians. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, swimming, reading, gardening, art and cooking whole foods.
Tara Mattes is a licensed Acupuncturist, certified Doula and Detox Councelor. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and Pre-Medical Studies from University of Colorado. She later studied in Hawaii under Taoist Master Chang Yi Hsiang at the Tai Hsuan College of Acupuncture andf Herbal Medicine. Her training in Chinese Medicine focuses on qi gong, acupuncture, herbal medicine and Taoist philosophy and arts. When not serving patients, she enjoys receiving acupuncture treatments, dancing, hiking, swimming, and spending time with her daughter.
Dr. Kathryn Taketa, N.D., L.Ac.
Naturopathic Physician & Licensed Acupuncturist
Dr. Taketa practices holistic family medicine, empowering individuals to take an active role in their journey to wellness. She utilizes both evidenced-based and complementary therapies in promoting healing. Dr. Taketa specializes in biomedical treatment of autism spectrum disorders, ADHD and other pediatric developmental disorders. She is a candidate for fellowship in the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs, and has been trained through the Autism Research Institute (formerly known as DAN). Born and raised in Hawaii, she received her doctoral degree in naturopathic medicine and master’s degree in Oriental Medicine from the National College of Natural Medicine in Oregon. She wrote her thesis on the use of Chinese medicine to treat autism, and is certified in Qigong Sensory Training, a Chinese medicine-based massage shown in research studies to improve behavior, social and language skills in young children with autism and developmental delays. She is the proud sister of an adult on the autism spectrum.
Philosophy and Practice Our team of Professionals dedicate ourselves to the service of humanity, as practitioners of the art and science of naturopathic and oriental medicines. These medines are honored traditions based on “Vis Medicatrix Naturae” (The healing Power of Nature) and the medicines of our sacred Mother Earth. We create a space where individuals, couples, groups and corporations can cultivate personal growth, radiant aliveness and ultimately inner peace.
Principles The Healing Power of Nature The vital Force (CHI, KI, Mana, Prana) First Do No Harm Treat the Whole Person Address the Cause Doctor as Teacher Prevention is key
Services offered: Family Practice Women’s Healthj Midwifery Doula Services Oriental medicine Acupuncture Botanical Medicine Homeopathy Nutrition Detoxification Lifestyle Counseling Hydrotherapy Aromatherapy Holistic Bodywork Realignment Meditation Guidance Yoga Therapy Sacred Sexuality Emotional and Spiritual Counseling Art, Music and Dance Therapy Group Classes Retreats Corporate Wellness Program In addition, personalized wellness packages, gift certificates, private and group classes and corporate health retreats are offered. Office visits are made by appointment only.
Common conditions addressed by our professional team: Allergies Anxiety Asthma Autism/ADD/ADHD Autoimmune Disorders Cancer Candida Cold/Flus Depression Heart Disease, Hypertension HIV/AIDS Insomnia Menopause Pain (acute, chronic) PMS Psychological/Spiritual Disturbances Skin Conditions STDs For more information, please call 808-783-0361.