Today, where to get a cheap haircut. But first, some history. Forty years ago I paid more than $30 to my hair stylist. After I retired, I went to Super Cuts where it cost around $20. Now, the 15 Craigside in-house barber charges $16.
As I had not had a haircut for six weeks, and I hate to feel hair touching my ears, I asked the waitress if there was a barber shop close by. She highly recommended some hair institute. I've paid as low as $1 for an on-street haircut in Beijing, but never experienced a haircut at a training center. She said she goes there and the price is affordable. So off I went, on Nuuanu Avenue, off Pauahi.
There must have been around 20 chairs at the Hawaii Institute of Hair Design, and they immediately took me. My barber was in the fourth of a ten month course, and he was excellent.
The price was $9.75 and they do a lot more than a plain haircut: