Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has one fine arts school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Brigham Young University-Hawaii has a total student population of 2,586. It is the 2966th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Hawaii (#1 is University of Hawaii at Manoa). To learn more about fine arts programs in Honolulu, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of fine arts professors at Brigham Young University such as Mata'Umu Alisa, Val Brinkerhoff, and Richard Wells.
Fine Arts students from Honolulu schools who go on to become artists, animation artists, fine artists, sculptors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 8,900 people working as fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,630. Also, Craft artists make on average $33,070 per year and there are about 5,380 of them employed in the US today.
Honolulu lies in Honolulu county, which is one of the 4 counties in Hawaii. Overall, the Honolulu area has 430,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,760 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brigham Young University-Hawaii ends up costing a student $10,847/yr.