Hawaii Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Vacancies

Are you interested in serving on the Hawaii Board of Barbering and Cosmetology? One seat is open to a licensed barber and one to a public member, and Governor Josh Green’s office is looking for qualified applicants.

AHP encourages interested and eligible members to consider applying for an appointment. It’s a rewarding opportunity to learn about various functions of state government and provide an important service to the community. Please mention to anyone you know who may be interested in serving Hawaii as a public member on the Board.

Am I Qualified?

The Board consists of seven members appointed by the governor. Candidates applying for the barber vacancy must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a resident of Hawaii
  2. Hold a current and active barbering license

* Candidates associated with a barbering or cosmetology school, or an apprenticeship program, must disclose that affiliation.

Candidates applying for the public member vacancy must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a resident of Hawaii
  2. Not be connected to the barbering or cosmetology industry

How Do I Apply?

Follow these steps to apply for an appointment.

  1. Visit the governor’s Board and Commissions Application webpage
  2. Fill out the required information—you must attach a letter of interest and resume and can include up to three personal references.

About The Board

The purpose of the Board is to regulate the practice of barbering and cosmetology in Hawaii. The Board is responsible for various duties. It establishes rules governing the practice of barbering and cosmetology; approves licensing examinations; issues, suspends, or revokes licenses or apprentice permits; and creates standards and requirements for apprenticeships and training provided by schools.

Learn more about the Board (page 8) and help shape the future of Hawaii barbering and cosmetology. Apply for an appointment today!

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