Welcome to the Honolulu Nails & Aesthetics Academy website!

If you are looking for an exciting, creative, awe inspiring career that gives you the opportunity to be a part of a multi-billion beauty industry; Esthetics and nail technology is for you!  Honolulu Nail Academy is the first nails only school in Hawaii, established in 2004, which makes us the “Premier School” of nail technology in the islands and 2019, we start Esthetics Program and change name “Honolulu Nails & Aesthetics Academy”
As a student at Honolulu Nails & Aesthetics Academy, you can expect to be properly educated and certified in the procedures of sanitation and disinfection, as well as basic techniques till advanced. Honolulu Nails & Aesthetics Academy is an active member of the Better Business Bureau, in good standing for 14 years. The instructors at our academy have a PASSION for the industry and follow all rules and regulations of the State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology.  The focus of our instructors is to make certain that our students have the knowledge and confidence to enter the work force!

HNA is able to issue I-20 required for M-1 visa (Nail course) based on years of experience and results, so it accepts foreign students as well. You can also apply for military support (VA/GI Bill®).

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

The professional nail salon “Pure Nails & Beauty” was opened in 2007, and about 20 staff work as a place to work for graduatesYour new career in this industry can start as soon as a few short months!

The beauty industry is forever. It is a field that will expand infinitely. With the development of the Internet and AI, we think that the work that feels the skin with human hands and feels the energy will be an era of healing that is more needed from now on. Why don’t you start such a wonderful career at Honolulu Nail & Aesthetics Academy in paradise, Hawaii?

  • All classes are in English. (Japanese language support is available
  • All international students who wish to work full time must have an M-1 visa.
  •  If you are part time, you do not need to apply for a visa.

Please contact us directly for details.

New Location :

680 Iwilei Road, Suite 665. Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
(Dole business building)




Honolulu Nails & Aesthetics Academy prohibits the reproduction of handouts or videos issued directly to the student or by any other means where the student acquired possession, including and not limited to hardcopy, digital, emails, etc.


It is the policy and commitment of Honolulu Nail Academy that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Honolulu Nail Academy is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment or educational opportunity on account of race, age, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or religion or otherwise as may be prohibited by federal and state law.
Any employee, student, board member, volunteer or client who believes that they or any other affiliate of Honolulu Nail Academy has been discriminated against is strongly encouraged to report this concern promptly to the Executive Director.
Harassment or intimidation of a student, client, staff person or guest because of that person’s race, age, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or religion is specifically prohibited and may be grounds for termination or expulsion. Harassment and intimidation includes abusive, foul or threatening language or behavior.
Honolulu Nail Academy is committed to maintaining a workplace and educational opportunity that is free of any such harassment and will not tolerate discrimination against students, staff members, volunteers or agency clients. Issues of discriminatory treatment, harassment, or intimidation on any of these bases should immediately be reported to the Executive Director or immediate supervisor and, if substantiated, prompt action will be taken.
In conformance with and strict compliance to the above policies, Honolulu Nail Academy reserves the right to refuse educational enrollment for any reasons not prohibited by law and/or our policies.