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Honolulu, HI - Kaka'ako

320 Ward Ave, Ste 114, Honolulu, HI 96814
(808) 798-9507
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Office Hours

Sunday: 12PM to 6PM
Monday: closed to closed
Tuesday: 12PM to 6PM
Wednesday: 12PM to 6PM
Thursday: 12PM to 6PM
Friday: 12PM to 6PM
Saturday: 12PM to 6PM
* Please see Event Calendar for event times, or contact us for available private party dates.

About Our Studio

Painting with a Twist has arrived in Hawaii!! Join us for the most unique art entertainment experience! This is the place to be for Paint, Wine, Fun!! We take you step by step through a selected painting with specific instruction and lots of laughs. Painting with a Twist is a paint-n-sip studio offering you a chance to try your hand at painting while hanging out with your friends and having a great time. So, grab your friends, bring some snacks and get ready to relax and enjoy. We are a full service art studio with an in-house beer and wine bar where it's always Happy Hour! We deliver an incomparable experience that is often copied! We offer the best music, best sound, best studio atmosphere, best art and art instructors, and a greatselection of beer & wine.  Painting With A Twist is the industry leader with the largest copyrighted art library created by our own team of talented artists, who guide you step by step through the night's featured painting in a fun and relaxing environment. Simply paint along with our artist to create your very own work of art that you will take home at the end of the evening. If you've taken a painting class in a bar or restaurant and enjoyed it, imagine how much more fun it will be in a full service art studio that has its own bar!!!

Alcohol Policy

Guests must be at least 21 years old with proper photo ID to purchase and consume alcohol. Due to local laws we are required to carry a Wine & Beer license to purchase and consume on our premises and BYOB is NOT allowed at this studio.

Age Policy

All classes or parties after 6pm individuals 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Friday and Saturday evening classes have an age requirement of 18+. We recommend ages 7 and older for Family Day classes. No Infants

Studio Details

• Please bring your own ice
• Cups are provided

Studio News


May 15 2016

SUMMERTIME IS ALMOST HERE!!! We will be having a “KidZ CAMP” Mon-Thurs 9-12pm, Art Show Thursday 12-1pm **Ages 7-12 Cost: $225 Campers will explore the artist Picasso, Warhol, and Van Gogh all week through paintings and other related art activities. They will paint a 16X20 painting each day M-Th, and the week will end with an art show Thursday afternoon from 12-1 pm. Camp fee includes all supplies, a Painting with a Twist t-shirt and snacks each day. Only paid reservations are guaranteed a seat for the Kid's Camp. All reservations are non-refundable but store credit will be given should you need to cancel. We require 1 week notice of cancellation prior to the camp so that we may offer the seat to another camper. Classes with little or no signups are subject to cancellation or change in art. If you are interested in this class, please sign up early. Waivers for all participants will be sent to the parent/guardian and need to be completed prior to attending camp. *Please advise if your camper has any food allergies in the special requests section. Take look at our Summer Calendar for June lots of new paintings and afternoon classes! ... | Read More

Spring comes new paintings and a new fun party theme!!

April 3 2016

Hi Twisters, Spring is here and flowers are blooming!! We have new paintings on our calendar, take a look!! Really fun paintings for all!! We just had our first gender reveal painting party!!! So much fun! Soon to be parents reveal the gender of their soon to be baby (BOY or GIRL) even they don’t know what it is until the big reveal!! Their guests choose either pink or blue painting on what they think the gender may be. At the end of the class, the reveal is done! Some parents choose to have a cake made and the cake inside will either be blue or pink, or you can do anything you would like to reveal the gender. So, soon to be parents if you would like something new and unique come have a GENDER REVEAL PARTY!! We will be happy to help you in your planning of the party!! Click on Photo Album to the left and take a look at the pictures of the party. Don’t forget you can have parties for any occasion, we have had children and adult birthday parties, Team Building Parties, Anniversary Parties, Bachelorette Parties, Baby Shower Parties!! You name it we can do it. With just a minimum of 10 people you can have a private party! For a private party you can choose your painting from our library of over 3000 paintings!! We are going into our 8th month of business and we would like to thank each and every one of you Twisters for coming to paint with us, some of you have been back numerous times!! Thank you, thank you!! Hope to see you all soon!! ... | Read More

Happy New Year!

January 16 2016

Happy New Year Twisters!! Can’t believe it, that we started this journey 5 months ago in 2015 and now it is 2016!! Thank you to all of our new friends that we have met over these past months and thank you to our friends and family that have supported us! We couldn’t have done it without all of you. These past months we have seen our Painting With a Twist Studio grow with more parties and classes! Thank you to everyone that have posted pictures on Facebook, Instagram, Yelp, and letting your friends and family know about us! Our success is due to all of you. Our artists are so excited to start the new year! We have six talented artists, Nico, Ian, Mike, Nicole, Cassie, Amelia. Many of you have already painted with them in one of the many classes they teach. They all look forward to painting with you all again and again. We have many new paintings, check out our January and February calendars!! Don’t forget that we have a private party room that can accommodate up to 18 people. To reserve this room you need a minimum of 10 people. Our main room can accommodate up to 42 people comfortably. We do sell an assortment of wines and beers but feel free to bring in any non-alcoholic beverages and food! Let’s get this party started, we hope to see you all soon!! Remember “A little bit of paint, a little bit of wine and a whole lot of fun”!! ... | Read More


November 26 2015

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!! Today is Thanksgiving and we at the Kaka’ako PWAT studio would like to wish all our Twisters a Happy Thanksgiving!! We are so thankful for all of you that have come painted and partied with us these 4 months that we have been opened. We hope to continue to have you come and be a part of our PWAT family! We are so thankful for all the new friends that we have made and will continue to make!! PWAT nationally will be having a promotion - Black Friday/Cyber Monday the promotion is “TWIST IT FOR A YEAR” We will be posting our January 2016 calendar on Black Friday 11/27. Anyone who registers for a class or books a private party for the month of January, starting from Black Friday (11/27) through Cyber Monday (11/30) will be able to enter the contest. You will receive a link to enter the contest in your confirmation email. There will be five winners nationally: Grand Prize Winner= PWAT for a Year (two gift certificates ever month for 12 months) 1st Place Winner= Private party or Team Building Even for 10 people $450 value). 2nd Place Winner= Bluetooth Canvas painted with custom artwork, 3rd Place Winner=Large Canvas painted with large canvas artwork from our library, 4th Place Winner=Paint your Pet Portrait. ($65 value) Winners will be announced Friday, December 4, 2015 ... | Read More

Holiday paintings are here!! Check out our November calendar

November 10 2015

Wow!! Halloween is over and now here comes Thanksgiving!! Where has the time gone!! We have been having a blast meeting all of you Twisters, it’s been so much fun talking and painting with all of you. Thank you to our returnees who have come multiple times, DeAna, Lori, Kalani, Tyson Family, Samantha & Jason, Dolores, Sophia, Tyler, Stacie Molina & Family, and all of you Twisters that have come to paint with us!! We can’t thank you all enough for giving us the opportunity to bring a little bit of paint and a whole lot of fun to you. Megan, Jimmy and me (Cynthia) hope to have you all paint with us again and again! We have over 5000 paintings and we’ve just begun! Don’t forget we have our party room where you can have a private party with a minimum of 10 people and up to 18 people. The best part is you get to choose your painting for your party. We can do Team Building also, so if you are looking for something new to bring to your employees, come paint with us!! Our main room can hold up to 40 people so if you need a bigger space for your party we have it!! The holidays are almost upon us so check out our November calendar now and watch for our December calendar on Nov.15th and our January 2016 calendar will go live on Black Friday Nov. 27th. Details on our Black Friday/Cyber Monday promotion coming soon!! See all of you Twisters soon! ... | Read More

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