The public is invited to this free presentation to learn about the Hawaiian forests, fields, beaches and backyards filled to the brim with wild edibles. Learn which plants are edible and which are poisonous.
Come and find out what’s growing in your back yard! The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Hāli‘imaile Community Center on Makomako Street (mauka of Hāli‘imaile Road) in Hāli‘imaile.
For more information, call 573-9260.
Leonard is a practitioner and teacher of all five branches of traditional Chinese medicine: acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage, food as medicine and martial arts. He has studied traditional medicines with healers in Asia, North and South America, and Hawai’i. With a master’s degree in traditional Chinese medicine, he has a working knowledge of more than 400 traditional Hawaiian, Chinese and Western plants. A deep ecologist and Hawaiian Native plant specialist, he has been a student of Hawaiian medicine under Kahu Kawika Ka‘alakea, Kaipo Kaneakua and Na Kupuna ‘O Hawai‘i since 1992.