Karl Van Zandt


Hi! I'm Karl, Owner/Manager of Oahu Pro Painters.

My goal is for Oahu Pro Painters to blend the best of two worlds - my Midwestern background and work ethic with the warm, aloha spirit of Hawai'i. This beautiful state has sun, sand, an abundance of natural beauty, but the welcoming sense of ohana in our communities is what truly makes us such a special place. My wife Karina and I met here and our family has been blessed with two children who are quickly growing and thriving in this place of love and aloha.

While I graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Graphics Technology, my passion has always been working with my hands and solving problems. I've been applying these skills to all we do here since we first opened our doors on O'ahu 20 years ago. Our mission is to deliver a consistently extraordinary experience to our customers, no matter what their needs may be. I am driven to be a better person each day, as a painter, a manager, a husband, a father, and as a human being. We've carried this ethos through into all we do, and have created a workplace where our team can also grow as painters, as people, a great neighbors here in Hawai'i. We believe that a happy, healthy work environment helps us help our customers realize their dreams.

I love my family, basketball, travel, the beach and ocean, golf, coaching, reading, art, nature. This life is surely full of blessings everywhere you look.

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