Big Island Salon Receives National Recognition for Industry Excellence

(Los Angeles, CA; July 22, 2014) – This week, Hawaii-based Hearts & Stars Salon & Day Spa was named to top fashion, beauty, and lifestyle magazine ELLE’s annual list of top 100 salon in the United States. Opened in 2013, the full service salon located in Waikoloa, on the Big Island of Hawaii, joins the prestigious list as the only spa from Hawaii.

 Owned by former rock and roll musician-turned-celebrity hairstylist Jason Harsin and wife Joy, Hearts & Stars is the premier destination for local beauty mavens offering the latest styles and services for hair, skin, nails, massage, and weddings.

 “The Hearts & Stars team works very hard to elevate the salon experience, to connect with our guests and our community, and to provide excellence in service and skill,” said Jason Harsin. “We are honored to be recognized by industry experts, and to bring the essence and spirit of Hawaii to ELLE’s top 100.”

Hearts & Stars recently launched a luxury sulfate- and paraben-free hair care collection created with island-inspired essential and natural ingredients such as Lilikoi, a native fruit of Hawaii. Owner Jason Harsin recently appeared on Hawaii News Now and will be a regular style contributor for Sunrise.

Hearts & Stars Salon & Day Spa is located at Queens’ MarketPlace (69-201 Waikoloa Beach Drive), and open Tuesday – Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Mondays & holidays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  To make an appointment, please call 808-886-0600 or email

About Hearts & Stars

Founded in 2013 by Jason Harsin, Hearts & Stars has become one of Hawaii’s hottest beauty destinations. Jason and his team of top stylists, nail artists, estheticians and massage therapists have created a full-service salon and spa that attracts locals and visitors from all over the world. Former rock and roll musician-turned-hairstylist Jason Harsin is a seasoned expert with over 10 years in the industry. Hearts & Stars exudes a sophisticated look with a touch of the Hawaii lifestyle – relaxed, welcoming, and beautiful.