Makua Spa Wellness Center MAE #2288
(808) 640-4980
75-127 Lunapule Rd. suite 14 Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740

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Who We Are

Makua Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Academy offers numerous opportunities to learn, earn and train in a variety of Hawaiian Healing Arts and other modalities on the Kona side of the Big Island, Hawaiʻi.

Approved by the Hawaiʻi State Massage Board, our massage training options are an inexpensive way to get a high quality education and qualify to take your Hawaiʻi Massage Licensing exam.

Our students train in a spacious studio in the environment of Makua Spa Wellness Center. You will receive all of the tools, techniques, understanding, knowledge and protocols required to begin your career as a massage therapist into a Makua Lomi Lomi Kālaimoku. 

You will receive:

          Individualized attention;

          Highly experienced and organized teachers;

          Easy access to resources;

          The option to study in an intensive style, or through a more gradual immersion program;

          The ability to learn in a safe and supportive environment;

          A broad, engaging curriculum providing a professional and knowledgeable understanding of massage therapy;

          Access to the many amenities at Makua Spa Wellness Center. 

What We Offer:

- Bodywork Training while you work.

   A focused 3 night a week training, and 3 day spiritual Lomi Lomi workshop in Waipio Valley once a month

   Classes in Anatomy, Kinesiology and Physiology as well as Swedish Massage, Hawaiian Lomi Lomi, Deep Tissue Massage and Traditional Thai Massage.  

- Bodywork Immersion Program

   Receive training to become a licensed massage therapist while participating in the Makua volunteer live-in program.

- Apprenticeship Program

   Complete the remaining hours required for the Hawaiʻi State Massage Licensing (570 needed).

   Students are eligible after completing either the Bodywork Training Intensive or Bodywork Immersion program

   For those who are already practitioners looking to get Hawaiʻi State Licensure Certification, participation in our Apprenticeship Program is a great option to help you fulfill Hawaii’s requirements for Licensing.

   Consists of bi-weekly massage clinics plus ongoing weekly classes in a variety of modalities. 

 Continuing Education & Courses

For those who are already licensed and Looking to broaden your practice we have many stimulating options available for you.

Student Clinic Sessions

Our Student Clinic is a wonderful opportunity for our students to enhance the tools and techniques they have learned during class as they complete the 310 hours of hands-on experience required to attain full licensure within the State of Hawai’i.

Our clinic is open to the public and is a great way to receive inexpensive massages from students and enjoy their fresh enthusiasm for giving bodywork. Sessions are $45.00 for 1-hr. To book a session please call 1-808-640-4980.