COSMETOLOGY, PRELICENSE REAL ESTATE SCHOOLS & PRIVATE TRADE, VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS
Schools that are exempt from authorization by HPEAP include non-degree granting post-secondary educational institutions licensed by an entity of the State or governed by any other chapter of the Hawaii Revised Statutes. As examples, these schools include:
- Cosmetology schools
- Pre-license Real estate schools
- Private trade, vocational or technical schools including massage schools.
Cosmetology schools must be licensed through DCCA’s Professional and Vocational Licensing (PVL) Division. You can find contact information for the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology by clicking here.
Pre-license real estate schools must be registered and be approved by the Hawaii Real Estate Commission. Find contact information by clicking here.
Private Trade, Vocational or Technical Schools, including Massage schools are regulated by the State of Hawaii Department of Education. You can find contact information for that program by clicking here.