With stunning covers, breathtaking images, and thought-provoking stories, coffee-table books are the colorful heavyweights of home decor. Local bookstores carry the best options that evoke the island lifestyle and simplicity of easy living.
A quality coffee table book completes any living room, kitchen, bar cart, or entryway. So get into the trendy and easy habit of gifting new homeowners a couple of cozy coffee table books. It is a personal yet chic home decor hack that doubles as something they can use. Go with a book that is neutral, has pops of color, or gives a classic element, and we promise it'll look great anywhere.
So whether your friend just bought a beachside condo in Kihei or your cousin bought their dream house in central Wailuku, here are 10 housewarming coffee table books, inspired by Maui Hue, that make any house a home. What's better than a gift that offers style and usefulness?
Surf Shack: Laid-Back Living by the Water Book by Heather Summerville and Nina Freudenberger
The Thirlby: A Field Guide to a Vibrant Mind, Body, and Soul Book by Almila Kakinc-Dodd
A Summer Place: Living by the Sea Book by Tricia Foley
An Entertaining Story Book by India Hicks
The Bucket List: Places to Find Peace and Quiet Book by Victoria Ward
'Ohi: How to Gather and Arrange Hawaii's Flora Book by Mariko Reed and Tamara Rigney
Fifty Places to Surf Before You Die: Surfing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations Book by Chris Santella
Global Bohemian: How to Satisfy Your Wanderlust at Home Book by Fifi O'Neil
Surf Like a Girl Book by Carolina Amell
Leaf Supply: A Guide to Keeping Happy House Plants Book by Lauren Camilleri and Sophia Kaplan