Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has three LVN schools within its city limits. Hawaii Pacific University, the highest ranked school in the city with a LVN program, has a total student population of 8,113. It is the 589th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Hawaii (#1 is University of Hawaii at Manoa).
LVN students from Honolulu schools who go on to become licensed vocational nurses, nurses, LVNs, licensed vocational nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Honolulu area alone, there are 3,540 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $29,790. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $45,810/yr and there are 950 employed.
Honolulu lies in Honolulu county, which is one of the 4 counties in Hawaii. Overall, the Honolulu area has 430,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,760 average annual salary. Thus, about 2 out of every 1000 jobs in Honolulu are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 8/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
Of the 3 LVN schools in Honolulu, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Hawaii Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,566/yr) for LVN students, with Kapiolani Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,425/yr.