Kula, Makawao, Pukalani, Olinda, Keokea, and Hali'imaile

Welcome to Upcountry

Country lifestyle on the cool slopes of Haleakala from 1,000 to 10,000 ft of elevation.
Escape to the serene beauty and elevated living of Upcountry Maui, where rolling hills, lush landscapes, and a sense of tranquility define the essence of this unique region. Whether you're seeking a peaceful retreat, a charming family home, or an agricultural haven, Upcountry Maui offers a distinctive blend of natural splendor and a laid-back lifestyle.


Upcountry Maui enjoys a cooler climate, with temperatures ranging from 60°F to 75°F, providing a refreshing escape from the coastal heat. The gentle trade winds sweep through the picturesque landscapes, creating an environment that is ideal for outdoor living and agricultural pursuits.



Upcountry Maui is home to a community deeply connected to nature and agriculture. Residents range from families embracing the rural charm to those seeking a more sustainable and self-sufficient lifestyle. The demographics reflect a shared appreciation for the slower pace and natural beauty that defines Upcountry living.



Engage in a variety of outdoor activities surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of Upcountry Maui. Explore the trails of Haleakalā National Park, visit lavender farms, or take part in horseback riding adventures. The vibrant arts community in Makawao adds cultural flair to the region with lots of shops to look through in the historic town. Waihou Spring Trail and the Makawao Forest Reserve are great places for a quick hike or mountain bike ride while Poli Poli State Park and Haleakalā National Park offer a deeper level of adventure.


Annual Events:

Upcountry Maui celebrates its agricultural heritage with events like the Upcountry Farmers Market in Kula, showcasing the abundance of locally grown produce and handmade crafts every Saturday morning. The annual Makawao Rodeo adds a touch of cowboy culture to the region, Kula Country Farms welcomes you to their pumpkin patch every fall, and the numerous tree nurseries offer a unique Christmas tree selection, bringing the community together in celebration.


Top Restaurants:

Upcountry Maui's dining scene reflects its agricultural roots. Enjoy farm-to-table cuisine at O'o Farm, indulge in homemade pies at Grandma's Coffee House, or get an Italian pie and brew at Marlow and Mahalo Aleworks. These restaurants capture the essence of Upcountry living, combining delicious flavors with a rustic charm.


Upcountry Maui is more than a location; it's a lifestyle. Whether you're seeking a charming cottage, a sprawling estate, or an agricultural parcel, Upcountry Maui invites you to embrace a way of life that is connected to nature, community, and a sense of tranquility. Explore our real estate listings and make Upcountry Maui your distinctive sanctuary today!


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Overview for Upcountry, HI

18,497 people live in Upcountry, where the median age is 43.9 and the average individual income is $43,129. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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43.9 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Upcountry, HI

Upcountry has 6,303 households, with an average household size of 2.88. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Upcountry do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 18,497 people call Upcountry home. The population density is 427.35 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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49.17 / 50.83%

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Around Upcountry, HI

There's plenty to do around Upcountry, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Maui Smoothie Co., 808 Delights, and Tribe Maui.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 2.21 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.8 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.73 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.72 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.23 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.69 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars

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