Aloha kakou, greetings to everyone from the PIAE team!

The 6th Annual Pacific Ink & Art Expo
August 4,5,6

at the Blaisdell Expo Hall is just around the corner and we are so excited to have all of you joining us this year! Please be sure to read this email in its entirety as the information is crucial and timely.


This year’s show is currently SOLD OUT. ALL unpaid balances must be ASAP to secure your booth and paid no later than June 23rd. Please reply to this email or call the PIAE main phone line #808-351-3314 to coordinate payment. Payments can also be mailed to our mailing address: PO Box 1263 Aiea HI 96701.

ALL ARTISTS MUST be licensed in the State of Hawaii to tattoo at our shows!

Complete Pre-Registration for each artist in your booth here:


Important for Artists Deadline SATURDAY JULY 8th. A friendly reminder, you MUST be licensed in the State of Hawaii to tattoo at our shows. Our state is a non-transferable state meaning, if you are licensed somewhere else, it cannot be transferred. If you do not have a Hawaii tattoo license please visit this link to get one or renew one. **THE MEDICAL TESTS OFTEN TAKE OVER A WEEK TO GET YOUR RESULTS. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE TO GET TESTED!


Click this link for a full list of all registered DOH artists: If you DO NOT see the name of your artists on the list, they will need to apply or renew.

Show Information:

Date: August 4, 5, 6, 2017


FRIDAY August 4th 2PM-11PM

SATURDAY August 5th 12PM-11PM

SUNDAY August 6th 11AM-6PM

Artist/Vendor Registration:

THURSDAY August 3rd 3PM-9PM

FRIDAY August 4th 9AM-12NOON

in the Hawaii Suites/PIAE Staff Room (Enter Ward Ave/Turn About) You will need a valid photo ID AND current state of Hawaii tattoo license at time of registration. All show agreement forms must be signed and completed.

Artist/Vendor Load In Times:

THURSDAY August 3rd 7PM-10PM

FRIDAY August 4th 9AM-12NOON

Enter through back entrance of Exhibition Hall-Between Concert Hall and Expo Hall) Only registered artist/vendors will have access to ALL load times.

Mahalo hou for participation in this year’s show. For all show information and licensing info go to If you have any questions, please feel free to reply to this email or call/text me at the PIAE Main phone line #808-351-3314.


Coming from the mainland? Use our Hawaiian Airlines Code which garners 5-10% off on flights. Type in PIAE when you click link:

Are you coming from the outer islands? Use our awesome Island Air deal which gets you 2 FREE check on bags, great discounted deals and free cancel and change deals. To book this deal, contact us: CONTACT PIAE (

Any concerns or questions: EMAIL US (