Our Doctors

Marc Capener, L.Ac.


Marc Capener is a National Board (NCCAOM) and Hawaii State Certified Licensed Acupuncturist L.Ac.  Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, he studied and graduated from the University of Hawaii, Manoa with a Bachelor’s B.S degree in Ethno-Botany, after which he attended the Institute of Clinical Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine I.C.A.O.M. It was there Marc received his Master’s M.S.O.M Degree in Oriental Medicine. He is also the co-founder of Acupuncture Arts Clinic located in downtown Honolulu, Hawaii (1136 Bishop St., 9th Floor, Penthouse 1b.)

Marc Capener is also a Master Herbalist and has spent many years studying Hawaiian herbology, horticulture, soil science, Chinese Herbology & Herbal Formulas.  He currently teaches “Introduction to Chinese Herbology” at I.C.A.O.M and is Head Caretaker of the school’s herb farm, where many Chinese medicinal herbs are grown organically.

Marc Capener also has an extensive background in martial arts including a 2nd degree black belt from J.I.K.C Karate a Black Belt in Aiki-Bhudo, and a Black sash in Wing Chun Kuen (a traditional shaolin art) under Sifu John Divirgilio.  He currently teaches Wing Chun Kuen in Honolulu.  As such he specializes in Musculo-Skeletal injury & Sports Medicine including: Herbal liniments (Yuk Jiaos), Fire Cupping, Chinese Massage (Tui Na), and Electro Stimulation.  Other specialties include PTSD, addiction, heat therapy (moxibustion), facial beautification, and insomnia.

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