2018 Holiday Gift Guide

We’ve got the goods on where savvy Santas shop.



Puzzle Piece

Shiner” Bruce Whitaker carved hidden meanings into his sculpture “Two Extremes: Eagle and Whale.” “I have a two-year limit. If you don’t figure it out by then, I will be happy to tell you.” 59”x21”, $3,800. Visit his booth at the Maui Swap Meet, Saturdays, 7 a.m.–1 p.m., at UH–Maui College, 310 W. Kā‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului, ShinerBW@yahoo.com, ShinerBruceWhitaker.com

Urchin Message

Shaped like a collector urchin, Two’s Company’s ceramic jar holds its own when it comes to under-the-sea charm. $40 at HUE, 210 Alamaha St., Kahului, 873-6910, MauiHUE.com

New Wave

The quintessential pillow for any self-respecting surf nut, Aloha to Zen’s hand-sewn, 100 percent cotton pillow pays homage to Hawai‘i’s surf culture and wave-riding legends like Duke Kahanamoku, Gerry Lopez and Rell Sunn. 20”x20”, $167 at Goin Left, 143 Dickenson St., #101, Lahaina, 868-3805, GoinLeft.com

Weave got something special

The Maui Mercer’s one-of-a-kind handwoven towels are 100 percent mercerized cotton and oh so soft. Hand towel, 18”x30”, $39 at Pearl Butik, 71 Baldwin Ave., Pā‘ia, 579-8899, PearlButik.com

Into the Woods

O‘ahu woodworker Pat Kadooka designs his handcrafted koa desk accessories to enhance the office, at work or at home. Stapler $66, tape dispenser $62 at Maui Hands, 1169 Makawao Ave., Makawao, 572-2008, MauiHands.com

Off the wall

The perfect painting could be right under your nose. Each 4”x4” ceramic-tile coaster is a miniature reproduction of Makawao artist Jordanne Weinstein’s evocative island scenes. Set of four $64, or $19 each, at Jordanne Gallery & Studio, 3625 Baldwin Ave., Makawao, 563-0088, JordanneFineArt.com



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