Martin & MacArthur


Koa furniture | Koa rocking chair | Hawaiian furniture

Martin & MacArthur is the leader in made in Hawaii, fine Koa furniture. For over 50 years, we have been making fine Koa furniture in Hawaii, longer than any other company in the history of the islands. We buy more Koa wood for our endeavors than any other company. We only harvest dead and fallen Koa trees. We never buy Koa wood harvested from live trees. In fact, we have partner with Hawaii Legacy Hardwoods to plant new Koa trees in the Hamakua District of Hawaii Island, where King Kamehameha, the Great, once owned a Koa forest.

We are proud to be the only vertically-integrated company that creates Koa furniture and home accessories and sells them in our 11 retail stores throughout the islands. We have over 30 craftsmen in our Furniture Workshop in Honolulu. We are the only company in Hawaii with two huge kilns to dry our Koa wood, shipped over from the Big Island.

We are honored to be recognized as the “fine furniture maker of ‘Iolani Palace.” Our craftsmen have re-built the Koa staircase in the Palace. Furthermore, we have donated our time and resources to re-build furniture on display in ‘Iolani Palace that was lost after the overthrow.

We have made the beautiful common area furniture for the finest hotels and resorts in Hawaii including the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, the Moana Surfrider, the Halekulani, the Ritz-Carlton, the Four Seasons, the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel, the Mauna Kea Beach Resort, the Grand Hyatt Kauai, the St. Regis-Princeville Resort, and the Marriott Ihilani.

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  • Koa for Future Generations of Hawaii
    Koa for Future Generations of Hawaii The popularity of koa wood has never been greater. This beautiful wood is endemic to Hawaii and known for its deep rich colors and varied grain pattern. Koa has a rich heritage in Hawaii, and…

    posted Monday, 24 March 2014 16:43
  • Hawaii Koa Wood – From Weapons to Watches
    Hawaii Koa Wood – From Weapons to Watches For anyone who has been to Hawaii, you know that Koa wood is highly revered as the wood of the monarchs and the ali’i. Koa wood grows only in Hawaii. It was the wood used…

    posted Monday, 17 March 2014 08:34
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