Great Finds

Give your living space a sense of place with these island-inspired home furnishings.


Compiled by Conn Brattain

IL-Great-Finds-1-Bisazza1. Wall Flowers

No shrinking violets here! Summer Flowers glass mosaic panels by Bisazza turn a wall into a work of art. “A” and “B” modules placed side by side create the mural shown here. Each is approx. 3’x9½’ and composed of ½” square glass tiles. $1,466.50 per module. At Exclusively Yours: The Maui Home Design Center, 295 E. Wakea St., Kahului, 808-871-7595,


IL-Great-Finds-2-JoelleC(1)2. A Cut Above

To appreciate the fine details of Joelle C.’s oil painting “Colors and Curves Fond of Light,” you’ll need to get really close; they’re carved into the wood. 33”x63” framed, $14,000. Also in limited-edition giclée on canvas, 20”x50”, $1,490, at Viewpoints Gallery, 3620 Baldwin Ave., Makawao, 808-572-5979,


mango dresser3. The Well-dressed Mango

This six-drawer Fiji dresser of plantation-grown solid mango is an elegant storage solution. 66”x20”x36”, $999 at First Impressions, 110 Kaahumanu Ave., Kahului, 808-873-7632,



IL-Great-Finds-4-Justice-Design-Group4. Tropical Appeal

What could be more delightful than this banana-leaf pendant shade from the Limoges Collection, by Justice Design Group? The 6.5”x4” shade includes 8’ black or white cord for adjustable drops. $180. By special order at Read Lighting, 335 E. Wakea Ave., Kahului, 808-871-8995,


IL-Great-Finds-5-Bedside-Table5. Engrained in Tradition

Stephen Hynson’s Tapa Series bedside tables echo Polynesian kapa patterns in koa, ebony and exotic veneers. 29”x19”x19”, $4,840 at Maui Hands, 3681 Baldwin Ave., Makawao, 808-280-1460,


IL-Great-Finds-6-Swan-Interiors6. Woodn’t It Be Nice?

If you love the classics, Swan Interiors’ vintage-style cottage cocktail table is the perfect reprise. Crafted in mango wood, it’s available in light or dark (shown) finish. 47”x24”x18”, $965. 2103 W. Vineyard St., Wailuku, 808-243-3316,



IL-Great-Finds-7-Antique-Chinese-Cabinet7. Aged to Perfection

Created in Shanxi Province circa 1851–1900, this antique red lacquer cabinet is a timeless treasure. Certificate of antiquity included. 72”x42”x21”, $3,079 at BJ Furniture Mart, 374 Hanakai St., Kahului, 808-877-5503.


IL-Great-Finds-8-Swivel-Chair-Lifestyle8. Captured in Print

Make a bold statement! This Mulahia swivel chair has a tropical-leaf pattern on 100 percent cotton barkcloth. Also available in other patterns. $599 at Lifestyle Maui, 703 Lower Main St., Wailuku, 808-242-1863,


IL-Great-Finds-9-Martin-Bed9. The Rest Is History

Hawaiian quilt and shams in ulu (breadfruit) pattern complete the traditional look of this curly koa Queen Emma bed ($8,900 queen, $9,900 king). The bedding—king or queen spread and two shams, $1,100—is a custom order; takes up to three months. At Martin & MacArthur in The Shops at Wailea, 808-891-8844; Whalers Village, 808-667-7422; and the Westin Maui, 808-270-0888;


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