Paint Artist Wanted

Loading Zone Arts is looking for a fun, personable and creative artist to join our team. Must be able to guide classes up to 20 people and provide step by step 2-hour instruction for an original acrylic painting.

Must be available on weekends and have reliable transportation.

Please go to our website to familiarize yourself with our business and the type of art work we have for our paint parties. We are looking for various styles of painting, and we encourage uniqueness and originality. Loading Zone Arts respects the rights of our artists, and we do not make you teach or paint another artist’s creation.

Please send your resume and samples of your work to Pay will be determined on experience.



Interns Wanted


Loading Zone Arts is hiring event interns!

Established in 2012 in Chinatown, Loading Zone hosts visual and performing arts events and shows. We have produced many successful First Friday events and other in-house multimedia art showcases.  The company was also featured on New York Times Travel section.  We are now mobile and has multiple monthly events, including our popular Sangria and Paint events at Ward and in Chinatown. Visit to learn more.
We are looking for enthusiastic, punctual and creative interns to join our team.


  • Participate in weekly virtual planning meetings with team members
  • Assisting various event coordinators in events including: sangria & paint events, dance event productions, art showcase, weddings and concerts
  • Assisting in all aspects of event production: networking, planning, marketing, and execution
  • Social media management and development
  • Video and photography support during events
  • A minimum 3-month commitment required
  • Ability to work on weekends a must; interns must work two events per month


  • College students or recent graduates preferred
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge in Google drive and virtual office
  • Knowledge of WordPress, graphic design and video-editing experience a plus.

How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume and any available portfolio or video links to Please include subject title: Loading Zone Events Intern

December First Friday Picture

Our December First Friday pictures are up on our Facebook page.  Here are a few for your sneak preview.

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Sculpture by artist Mark Jacobsen

Happy Art Makers at our First Friday art show

November First Friday Dia De Los Muertos

Dia De Los Muertos “Day of the Dead”
Calavera/Skull Make-Up Art Show at Loading Zone

Dia de los Muertos is a Celebration of Life & Honoring our Past!

Hosted by: Ana Medina (La Cutie Fotos)

FEATURED Makeup Artist:

  • Jason Alex
  • Karen Tracewell
  • Heather Chapman


  • Joel Gasper
  • Chanel Tanaka
  • Loren Shaw
  • Gavin Marai
  • Blaine Hong
  • Kahanu Fung
  • Alex B
  • Heather Chapman
  • Katie Hoan
  • Eddy Pierce (Tattoo Artist)
  • Marie Makowski (Tattoo Artist)
  • Valencia Miller (Tattoo Artist)
  • Ana Medina (photographer)

James Brown, Donna Summer, Michael Jackson, and Aaliyah

photo cred: La Cutie Fotos

October First Friday “POP Art” at a glance

Our October First Friday event was a successful and fun-packed evening filled with interactive arts: stencil workshop, art exhibition, jewelry display, dance performance, and Pop-Up boards posing area!

It was wonderful to see guests and families of all ages unloading their creativity at Loading Zone. Our POP Art exhibition will continue through the month of October.

If you missed our stencil workshop, don’t fret!  Come to our Artist Reception on Friday, October 19th.  Our FREE stencil workshop is back by popular demand.


“Get The Word Out: Basics” Marketing Workshop

Thank you to Poi Planet and SMO Hawaii for an informative (and FREE) marketing workshop for our artists and non-profits!

In the workshop, Tracy Larrua of Poi Planet covered marketing basics for any business + the basics of drafting a press release.  Gibi of SMO Hawaii talked about how to effectively use social media tools, including key word identification and social media triangulation.

We look forward to hosting their comprehensive marketing classes, created by artists FOR artists!  If you are interested in empowering your art, please contact info@duhawaii.

September First Friday Event At A Glance

Loading Zone September First Friday At A Glance:

Featured Artist Myqi Harrison– ART on exhibition for the month of September!

also showcasing art by Tien Austin & Brandon Tengan

Our free kids-friendly GYOTAKU art workshop by Brandon Tengan was a HIT!  We were very excited to see some keiki making their first Gyotaku art with real fish!  Thank you also to all the dancers who came out to grace our dance floor, as well as DJ’s Godiva & Matt Barberi for some great ambiance and dance music.

Check out our dance classes and other family friendly events!

ART special of the week (Aug 6 – 10th)

For the Month of August, Loading Zone will be featuring the art of Artist: Scott Fitzel. For this week’s special August 6th- August 10th, we would like to offer our customers a 10% discount off of any WAVE art pieces. For more info or viewing appointments please call (808) 387-1952.
Gallery Hours are 11am-6pm.

Soft Opening: July 2012 First Friday


Pictures from our Soft Opening Event, featuring artist Sarah Rasul, is available on our Facebook page! Here is a sneak peek; “like” our page and follow us on twitter to stay tuned for our events and announcements.