Decor Tips: Get the Look From Two Waikīkī Hotels, The Surfjack and The Laylow

Turn your home into your own tropical retreat with aloha-modern décor inspired by two of Honolulu’s most stylish mid-century escapes.
The Laylow Waikiki
A look at one of the breezy suites at The Laylow, Autograph Collection hotel.
Hotel photos: courtesy of the laylow, autograph collection, mariko reed, the surfjack  |  Product photos: david croxford, aaron k. yoshino, pacific home, place hawai‘i


The Surfjack

412 Lewers St.

The Surfjack


The look:

Swell time

The elements:

Warm woods with pops of retro blues and oranges, geometric motifs and nostalgic nods to local surf culture.


Inspiration: Shaka Wallpaper

Shaka wallpaper


Get the Look: Andrew Mau vinyl wall covering with micro venting

Shaka wallpaper
$270 per 36-by-96-inch panel. Custom order,, (800) 748-3308.


Inspiration: Pendant Lamp

Surfjack Hotel


Get the Look: Mark Chai oak pendant lamp

Pendant lamp
Price upon request. Custom order,


Inspiration: Geometric Tiles

Bar tiles


Get the Look: Casa Vita Bella Dimensions 8-by-8-inch hand-poured pressed cement tile

Cement tile
$30 per square foot. Custom order, Daltile, 1200 N. Nimitz Highway, (808) 523-3660.


Inspiration: Bathroom mirror

Bathroom mirror


Get the Look: Andrew Mau x O&G Studio Moana mirror in stained ash wood with brushed brass hardware

$850. Custom order, Fishcake, 307C Kamani St., (808) 593-1231.


The Laylow Autograph Collection

2299 Kūhiō Ave.

The Laylow


The look:

Awe Natural

The elements:

Woven furnishings layered against textural backdrops, poppy leaf patterns and calming neutral-pastel color schemes.


Inspiration: Vintage hula dolls

Hula dolls


Get the Look: Vintage hula girl figurine

Hula girl figurine
$129.95. Surf ‘N Hula Hawai‘i, 3588 Wai‘alae Ave., (808) 428-5515.


Inspiration: Wall details and Rattan Chair



Get the Look: Concrete 314 screen blocks

Concrete blocks
$3.72 each. Tileco Inc., 91-209 Hanua St., Kapolei, (808) 682-5737.


Get the Look: Cohanga rattan hanging chair

Rattan hanging chair
$700. Place Hawai‘i, 54 S. School St., (808) 275-3075.


Inspiration: Graphic Wallpaper

laylow hotel rooms


Get the Look: Schumacher Ananas wallpaper

Ananas wallpaper
$956 per double 4.5-yard roll. Custom order, Interior Accents, 40 S. School St., #100, (808) 523-5553.


Inspiration: Outdoor rattan chair



Get the Look: Milo rattan chair with iron frame

Rattan chair
$670. Pacific Home, 744 Ala Moana Blvd., (808) 596-9338.