Upcountry Maui: Makawao / Olinda

About Makawao

With its wooden storefronts, tin roofs, hitching posts and generations old family stores, Makawao town is the definition of charming. Situated on the slopes of Haleakala, where Baldwin Avenue and Makawao Avenue meet, this quaint town of about 17,000 inhabitants has maintained its historic rustic cowboy and unique atmosphere.

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Average Property Value: $663,294

Makawao Town Center

Makawao’s charming town center features the classic western facade on its business structures, yummy baked treats at Komodo Store and Bakery, natural herb solutions at Dragons Den, artsy boutiques, restaurants and cafes, art galleries, a gas station, post office and a general store.

Rodeo General Store

Rodeo General Store provides prepared meals, organic, vegetarian and general grocery food items, alcohol, desserts and a gelato and coffee bar.

Makawao Forest Reserve

Nestled below the cloud line of Mount Haleakala at 3,820 feet of elevation is a 186 acre grove of pine trees with a looping trail that provides peaceful walking amidst the cool mountain air.

Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center

Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center is a nonprofit, community based visual arts education organization offering open access to quality arts instruction by teaching artists. The art studios at Hui No‘eau are the only public studios on Maui that offers year-round access to fine art equipment. 

Seabury Hall and Campus

Seabury Hall is a private college preparatory school in Makawao and is affiliated with the Episcopal Church. It was founded in 1964 and serves middle and high school students.

Makawao Union Church

From its founding in 1861, Makawao Union Church is a spiritual home for diverse people of differing backgrounds and perspectives.

Makawao Weather  

The climate in Makawao is warm, humid, windy, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 60°F to 81°F and is rarely below 55°F or above 84°F.
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Makawao Schools

Montessori School of Maui
Grade Span: Kindergarten
2933 Baldwin Ave, Makawao
Phone: 808 573-0374

Pukalani Elementary School
Grade Span: Pre-K - 5th
2945 Iolani St, Makawao
Phone: 808 573-8760

Samuel Enoka Kalama Intermediate School
Grade Span: 6th - 8th
120 Makani Rd, Makawao
Phone: 808 573-8735

Seabury Hall
Grade Span: 6th - 12th
480 Olinda Road, Makawao
Phone: 808 572-7235

Carden Academy of Maui
Grade Span: Kindergarten - 8th
55 Makaena Place, Makawao
Phone: 808 573-6651

Makawao Elementary School
Grade Span: Pre-K - 5th
3542 Baldwin Ave, Makawao
Phone: 808 573-8770

Kamehameha Schools Maui
Grade Span: Kindergarten - 12th
270 Aapueo Pkwy, Makawao
Phone: 808 572-3133

King Kekaulike High School
Grade Span: 9th - 12th
121 Kula Hwy, Makawao
Phone: 808 573-8710

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