Charné was born and raised in Kaneohe, and island girl with a deep connection to the ‘āina. Since she was young, she was fascinated with the connection between the mind and body. Pursuing this fascination, Charné received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology and Addiction Studies. But she felt a missing link. After going through her own personal healing journey using Traditional Chinese Medicine, the puzzle pieces came together. She discovered that acupuncture and TCM were the missing link that she was searching for.
Charné went on to receive a Masterś Degree at the Institute of Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Honolulu. She is now a licensed acupuncturist who is a nationally recognized Diplomate of Acupuncture. She has studied in China at Chengdu University Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine. Her experiences range from treating pain, fertility, autoimmune disorders and post stroke, along with many other conditions. Charné is passionate about acupuncture and TCM because it is all natural - therefore offering more benefits than risk compared to other medicines. She is excited to assist people with their healing journeys and offer her knowledge of medicine as one of the best gifts to give.
During her spare time, Charné enjoys going to the beach, looking for shells, traveling, rockhounding, soaking in hot springs, trying new recipes and spending time with her loved ones.
“Life is like a river, just going with the ebbs and flows, living how you truly desire through it all.” - Charné