Hawaii Nursing License

Important Note: Nursing licensure and practice requirements are subject to change. Nursing License Map makes its best effort to keep content accurate; however, the official source is the State Board of Nursing. Make sure to confirm licensing requirements with the Hawaii State Board of Nursingbefore applying for licensure or renewal. Last updated: 9/6/2013

Hawaii Nursing Salary Average

Licensed Nursing AssistantLicensed Practice NurseRegistered NurseAdvanced Practice Registered Nurse
$30,500$45,000$80,020 >$80,000*
*The Salary of an advanced practice nurse in Hawaii can vary widely based upon specialization. Learn more about Hawaii nursing salary.

Hawaii Nursing Scholarships

Below, find opportunities for nursing scholarships in Hawaii. Click on the nursing scholarship’s name to learn more. For additional nursing financial aid options take a look at our nursing scholarships and grants page.

Nursing Scholarships in HawaiiScholarship Amount

Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship ProgramFull tuition plus stipend
Must be a student of Native Hawaiian ancestry enrolled full time at an accredited institution. Must be willing to relocate to work in an under-served area of the state of Hawaii for each year funds are received.

Learn about more financial aid options for nurses on our nursing scholarships and grants page.

Is Hawaii a Nursing Licensure Compact State?No

Nursing License

There are many paths to become a nurse in Hawaii. The path you take will mostly depend upon the type of nurse you’d like to become and your current or prospective level of education. The higher your level of education, the more opportunities you’ll have to choose where and how you pursue your career in nursing.

In addition to nursing salaries in Hawaii, you’ll find information on acquiring and maintaining several types of Hawaii nursing licensure. We’re constantly making updates, but with the speed of change in the healthcare sphere it’s difficult to stay current. If you have any comments or suggestions for our information on nursing in Hawaii, please let us know!


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Hawaii Nursing Licensure Renewal

License renewal is required through the Hawaii Board of Nursing every two years. Advanced practice registered nurses renew every two years in odd-numbered years. Any national certifications will need to be renewed per the requirements of the national certification company.