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Makana’s Philosophy

Makana’s dedication is to always work with professional ethics, true dedication to our industry, and a sincere concern for our students, clients and partners in the spa industry.

Makana’s approach to educating Estheticians is embodied in a program designed to enable them to master the precise theoretical and practical knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of the skin. Along with incorporating leadership, personal ethics and integrity; the ability to think strategically is critical to the ability to provide excellent customer service and client care. These attributes also promote good mental and physical health for our students.

Our vision is to help our industry as a whole. We at Makana are proud of the “gift” we can contribute to our industry by adhering to excellence in teaching and guidance to promote a stable environment for employment and advancement in esthetics.

The Company

Makana Esthetics Wellness Academy is based in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. Malia Sanchez is the founder of the Academy.

Malia Sanchez was born and raised in Hawai‘i. Malia grew up on the island of Kaua‘i and moved to O’ahu to pursue her Education in the beauty field. Malia envisioned and created an Academy that would enable her to share her knowledge in a positive and giving way while promoting Esthetics, health and wellness.

Malia’s commitment to the esthetic industry has given her Academy the integrity and ability to grow and provide excellent education for future Estheticians.