Voted Best Salon on Maui!

Meet the team at Salon 253


Adiel Cline

Co-Owner / Senior Stylist / Master Colorist

Salon Owner and Senior Stylist, Adiel chose her career path in 1996. Being the granddaughter to a “beautician” she knew from early on that hair would be her life and love. Her creative vision, outgoing personality, and drive all add to her perfection as a hair stylist. Every one of her clients are pampered from the time they arrive until they walk out the door… Read more


Nicole Nadalin-Vincent

Co-Owner / Senior Stylist / Salon Educator

Nicole Nadalin describes her work as classically elegant with an edge. Specializing in classic shapes, long hair and graduated bobs, Nicole’s edgy and modern style is inspired by current fashion and films. Originally from Oahu, and basically trained at home, she is the daughter of Toni & Guy Educator, Marsha Nadalin. Hair was in her blood… Read more

Ashley Kakugawa

Senior Hair Stylist

Take a spin in Ashley’s chair if you’re hungering for a side of warmth and sweetness alongside your stunning new look. Known for creating beautiful blondes, careful cuts, and delectable bridal hair, Ashley has spent over a decade making us look fantastic on our big day and every day. You may have seen her work in the Maui Times fashion edition, or on the runway at fashion shows around the island – or maybe on TV, in commercials, or in glossy photo layouts. Her busy career has gotten even busier lately, with the birth of her three children – but they’ve only inspired her to fuss over your hair the way she tends to their needs: soulfully, with deep and true connection. And foodies, take note: she’s a passionate cook and baker – ask her for her latest greatest recipe tips!

Maria Ace Alipio

Senior Stylist

As one of the Salon 253 Team she is defiantly an “Ace” in our pocket. Stylist Maria Ace Alipio began her career with extensive training at the Paul Mitchell Academy.
Ace has an exquisite eye and a unique approach to hair. Her love for music, fashion… Read more


Lauren Sneary

Hair Stylist, Eyelash Extensions & Hair Extensions

A Graduate from OWATC cosmetology program in Utah and Salon 253 advanced in-house training program. Lauren has had very unique training on the mainland, where they are trained for 800 hours … Read more


Nikki Hernandez

Hair Stylist

A 2011 graduate from Regency Beauty Institute in Chicago and Salon 253 advanced in-house training program. “Little Nikki” as called in the salon has grown up and has transferred her visual eye as a performer into the art of hairstyling… Read more


Hanna Blumenfeld

Junior Stylist

Originally from sunny Sun Valley Idaho she came to Maui looking for more sun and a good tan. Now being a graduate from Maui’s own IBS School of Cosmetology Hanna has always been a driven dreamer. Midway through her program at the school she knew she wanted to be somewhere great. Seeking out more education she searched for the best salon on Maui. She then obtained an assiatant postion at Salon 253 and instantly made a connection, she had found the perfect place. Through her learning and passion for making clients feel comfortable and leaving looking like a million she has grown into one of Maui’s fastest up and coming stylist.


Raquel Tosaya

Hair Stylist

Hey, Maui if you’re looking for a stylist who gets your hair, stop, and book an appointment with Raquel ASAP. She can bring out the bombshell in any woman. As a Deva Curl Coach, she has mastered the curl and is trained in how to cut your curls – she’s also been training other stylists in Los Angeles to do the same. After seven years of experience and knowing her passion at the young age of seventeen she’s happily chose us as her home and we are so blessed. A graduate of Western Beauty Institute in California she specializes in cuts and colors, especially balayage, where she uses a color technique to “make your hair like summer.”Her passion for bringing out the natural beauty and strength of every hair type, and her unswerving devotion to customer service, makes her a natural fit at Salon 253. Welcome to Maui, Raquel!


Kimberly Wark

Salon and Bridal Coordinator

Because the guest experience is so important to Salon 253, we have Kimberly. The Front Desk is your first impression of our business and we want to make sure your experience isn’t cut short of amazing. She is here to give you as our guest the attention you deserve, even a warm cappuccino. She wants Salon 253 to be a little bit of heaven in a busy stressful world. She keeps the team on task in the hustle and bustle through out the day. Kimberly has over four years of office coordination and business management experience, creator and co-owner of Purveyor & Co. Her love of everything “I do” (along with pinterest) is what comes through to the 253 Bride; it’s her attention to detail, ensuring your wedding day beauty is planned to the T.
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