Immerse yourself

in a hands-on, world class beauty school education… right here on the Big Island.

Immerse yourself

in a hands-on, world class beauty school education… right here on the Big Island.

Immerse yourself

in a hands-on, world class beauty school education… right here on the Big Island.

Big Island Beauty Academy

Big Island Beauty Academy LLC, is Hawaii Island’s only beauty school, offering an exciting education opportunity for residents interested in pursuing a career in the beauty industry, without requiring a move off-island. Founded in 2018 by award-winning owner and educator Monica May, Big Island Beauty Academy provides a supportive learning atmosphere that equips students with the essential training, knowledge and skills to launch a successful career in the beauty industry.

Turn your Passion into a Career

If you are considering a new career, cosmetology could be the answer! Here are some reasons to become a licensed Cosmetologist through Big Island Beauty Academy:

  • Have a flexible schedule
  • Become an entrepreneur by opening your own salon
  • Avoid the office grind
  • Enjoy a fun work atmosphere
  • Meet new people every day
  • Get paid to make people look and feel great

We offer comprehensive, Hawaii state-board approved courses in the Art of Cosmetology, Hair Design, Nail Technology, Esthetics, and Beauty Instruction. Our qualified instructors will guide you on this exciting journey to become a true professional in your chosen field. In as little as 54 weeks, you can earn your license and get hired at local salons, spas and hotels. You can even open your own beauty salon and work for yourself!

In an industry that constantly updates and changes as new tools and skills become available, we understand that additional training is necessary to be the best in this field. That’s why we consistently review and update our classes and materials. We also offer continuing education courses for professionals looking to stay up-to-date on the latest trends.

Interested in a career in beauty?

Get your start in this exciting and fulfilling industry today!