This course dives deep into the foundation of Nail care and the theoretical knowledge in the industry. We offer an intensive full-time program on campus or a flexible schedule full-online, allowing you to pursue your education without sacrificing personal or work commitments. To train students in the theory and techniques using a balanced blend of theoretical and practical knowledge while preparing them to seek gainful employment as a nail technician or in a related field. This includes but is not limited to manicures, pedicures, acrylic nails, gel nails, nail wrap, nail art, and other techniques and treatments taught in the program. To prepare students for state board exams by providing accurate information about the rules and regulations as well as the process of registration and testing.
This program is the education that follows the basic requirements set forth for 350 hours by the State of Hawaii Board of Barbering and Cosmetology.


Admission into our school is open to all applicants that meet the following requirements:

  1. Be at least 16 years old AND have an education equivalent to completion of high school OR grade twelve. If you are under 18, a parent or guardian must enroll the applicant.
  2. Copy of high school diploma or educational equivalent. (GED certificate)
  3. Copy of picture ID (Passport, State ID, Driver’s license)
  4. Deposit $ 500.00 to save your seat which will be applied in full towards your tuition. Non-refundable.
  5. Completed HNA Application Form
  6. If you select a tuition payment plan option, there is a registration fee of $100.00 (non-refundable).
  7. (For VA students) A copy of the Certificate of Eligibility and transcripts of all education.

*During campus classes, students engage in practice sessions with each other. Please join with your natural nails. You have to remove all your enhancements. If you are unable to be a model due to product allergies or other reasons, please submit a doctor's note.


  • Manicuring (French/Paraffin wax)
  • Pedicuring
  • UV Gel Polish
  • Nail Wraps
  • Basic Acrylic Nails (Fill and Tip/Sculpture)
  • Basic Nail Art (Hand painting)
  • Massage Techniques
  • Shop Management

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