Dr. Nichole Nakata was born and raised in Sacramento, California. She attended University of California, San Diego and earned Bachelors of Science degrees in Biology and Management Science. She later attended and earned a Doctor of Optometry degree from University of California, Berkeley College of Optometry. Dr. Nichole Nakata is a licensed doctor in both California and Hawaii.
Though born and raised in California, Dr. Nichole Nakata has made Hawaii her home. While in school, she did a rotation at the VA Pacific Islands in Honolulu, Hawaii. She fell in love with the weather, the food, but especially the people. In her free-time, Dr. Nakata enjoys hiking and playing basketball.