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RN Programs in Hawaii

RN Programs in Hawaii

RN Programs in Hawaii

After becoming an RN in Hawaii, an individual can work in a hospital, clinic, or doctor's office. There is currently a great demand for registered nurses in the job market, and that need is growing every year. The more people that come to the state, the more nurses are needed to take care of them.

There are many different RN programs in the state of Hawaii. Any individual interested in becoming an RN should get as much information as possible, and seriously consider all available options.

In order to become an RN by examination in Hawaii, an individual must:

  • Submit a completed Application for License by Exam along with the $40.00 application fee
  • Submit an NCLEX registration form
  • Select the Pearson Professional Center location that he or she wants to test in

In order to become an RN by endorsement in Hawaii, an individual must:

  • Have passed the NCLEX in another state with a score of at least 1400 or the State Board Test Pool Exam in another state or Canadian province with a score of at least 350 in each part
  • Have graduated from a state-approved baccalaureate, associate degree or hospital nursing program in the United States or a US territory
  • Prove that his or her nursing program is equivalent to a U.S. Accredited Nursing Education Program if the individual was educated outside of the United States

To get a temporary permit in Hawaii, an individual must submit:

  • A completed application with the application fee
  • A photocopy of his or her current US nursing license indicating the expiration date
  • A completed 'Verification of Employment' form that is signed by his or her employer in Hawaii

Additional Resources

The Best RN Schools in Hawaii

By offering the most complete directory of nursing schools, NurseGroups.com helps Hawaii residents find the best local RN programs, as well as the best online RN schools whose accreditation is accepted by the Hawaii Board of Nursing.

Why Online RN Classes?

Being a registered nurse is a great career. But many working adults who want to become an registered nurse have an extremely busy schedule - balancing a full-time job, family commitments and other personal responsibilities. The traditional classroom setting offered by most local nursing schools doesn't offer the same flexibility as taking their RN classes online.

Online nursing programs allow each student to fit their education into his or her already busy schedule. Online students can participate in discussion forums and take exams when it's convenient for them. RN nursing students can access their virtual classroom 24 hours per day / seven days per week.

Also, taking RN courses online saves students even more time, as online students don't need to commute to school. Online schools enable busy people to get an RN degree, without interfering with their current professional and personal life.

Hawaii RN Resources

On-Campus & Online RN Schools

11 RN Schools in Hawaii

Hawaii Community College

  • 1175 Manono Street Hilo, HI 96720
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (808) 974-7531

Hawaii Community College

  • 200 West Kawili Street Hilo, HI 96720
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (808) 974-7611

University of Hawaii

Hawaii Pacific University

Kapiolani Community College

University of Hawaii

University of Phoenix

  • 745 Fort Street Suite 2000 Honolulu, HI 96813
    Programs: BSN, RN
    (808) 536-2686

University of Hawaii Maui College

  • 310 Ka'ahumanu Ave Kahului, HI 96732
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (808) 984-3500

Hawaii Pacific University

Hawaii Community College

Kauai Community College

  • 3-1901 Kaumualii Highway Lihue, HI 96766
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (808) 245-8311