In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer for 30 seconds. Add sugar, brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla; beat until light and fluffy.
Beat in flour, baking powder, and salt. By hand, stir in coconut, white baking pieces or chopped white chocolate baking bars and macadamia nuts.
Drop by rounded teaspoons onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven; transfer to wire rack to cool. Makes about 54 cookies.