Upcountry Maui: Pukalani

About Pukalani

Pukalani, which means "heavenly gate" or "window to heaven" in Hawaiian, is the largest town in upcountry Maui. Situated on the slopes of Mt. Haleakala at an elevation of 1,526 feet (465 m), Pukalani's temperature is cooler than the temperature in towns located at or near sea level.

While the place evokes a laid-back, country atmosphere, it has a commercial shopping center, community and recreation centers and an 18-hole golf club and sports fields.

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Average Property Value: $657,612

Pukalani Shopping Center

The Pukalani Shopping Center contains everything needed for up-country living, including a grocery store, hardware store, a few banks and a Post Office.

Pukalani Superette

The Pukalani Superette is a local, family-owned market since 1955, selling groceries, local produce, household goods and prepared foods.

Pukalani Community Pool and Park

The Upcountry pool is a free public swimming pool and a great place to go with the kids. There is a large lap pool, a teaching pool aka the keiki pool and a 1 foot deep baby wading pool. The baby pool is often warm as it is shallow and exposed to the sun. The facility has restrooms, showers, locker rooms, lifeguards and bleachers.

Pukalani Country Club

Set in the gentle hillsides of "Up-Country" Maui, Pukalani Country Club overlooks the Pacific Ocean and offers breath-taking panoramic views of the Valley Isle of Maui.

Pukalani Weather  

The climate in Pukalani is warm, humid, windy, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 60°F to 82°F and is rarely below 55°F or above 85°F.
Weather forecast: https://www.hawaiiweathertoday.com/maui.php?zone=HIZ020

Pukalani Schools

Carden Academy of Maui
Grade Span: Kindergarten - 8th
55 Makaena Pl, Makawao
Phone: (808) 573-6651
Website: https://www.cardenmaui.org

Pukalani Elementary School
Grade Span: Pre-K - 5th
2945 Lolani St, Makawao
Phone: 808 573-8760
Website: https://www.pukalanies.k12.hi.us/

Kamehameha Schools Maui
Grade Span: Kindergarten - 12th
270 Aapueo Pkwy, Makawao
Phone: 808 523-6200
Website: https://www.ksbe.edu/campus_education/campuses/maui_campus/

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