Welcome to the World Medicine Institute

World Medicine Institute was first established in Honolulu, Hawai'i in 1970 to perpetuate a Taoist heritage dating back over 2,000 years to the Han Dynasty. With a Taoist approach to the Arts of Living in the areas of philosophy, medicine, spirituality, and education, we offer unique training in Traditional Chinese Medicine - Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine and Taoist healing traditions. The beauty of Hawai'i provides students a natural and holistic learning environment.

The World Medicine Institute offers an accredited Masters degree in Acupuncture and Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. 

To learn more about our Institute, Taoist healing, and Hawaii, browse through our site and read about the Six Taoist Arts, download the catalog and enjoy our Photo Galleries of Students, Hawai'i, and China.


       Traditional Taoist Education     

       Tranquil Hawaiian Setting     

       Unlock the secrets of herbal remedies     


Top acupuncturists in Honolulu
Voted 2015’s best Acupuncturist in Honolulu, HI
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Fall Semester 2017:
September 2 - December 15, 2017

Spring Semester 2018: 
January 6 - April 20, 2018

Summer Semester 2018:  
May 5 - August 17, 2018

Fall Semester 2018: 
September 1 - December 14, 2018



Dr. Gayle Todoki DAc (HI) 



2509 S. King Street  - Suite 201

Next to Down to Earth, across from Longs

Call for appointment: 808-947-4888

Low cost, effective treatments

Dr. Chang with her students

WMI graduates in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine successfully integrate Traditional Chinese Medicine, including Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine and Taoist healing arts to empower their patients and students in their health and well-being. WMI offers programs dedicated to honored traditions, academic innovation, and excellence.



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