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    Situated at elevations ranging from 500 to 1,100 meters above sea level, Kula is an Upcountry town on Maui with numerous residential areas featuring a more country feel than those along the coasts. Numerous celebrities, including Oprah Winfrey and Mick Fleetwood, have chosen Kula over the luxury sea-level resort communities along the shores.

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    Want to Live in Kula

    Situated at elevations ranging from 1,600 to 3,280 meters above sea level, Kula is fast becoming an in-demand area due to its “Goldilocks Zone” position on the slopes of Haleakala. Besides the gorgeous bi-coast views, the area has a temperate climate that enjoys warm days and breezy evenings. The lifestyle in Kula is very Napa-meets-Maui, with a local farmer’s market, wineries and distilleries, lavender farms, pumpkin patches, and epic farm-to-table restaurants.

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    Kula has relatively easy access to Maui’s primary Kahului Airport. Numerous airlines also offer non-stop flights to Maui, and Honolulu International Airport is also an option for those who prefer to connect through Oahu. From there, a quick 30-minute flight will take you to Maui.



    According to Maui MLS, in Q1 2023 – the median sale price of a single-family home in Kula was $1,305,000.

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    92-8831 LANIKAI DR

    OCEAN VIEW, HI 96737
    3 Beds3 | 1 Baths3,604 Sq. Ft.
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    92-8831 LANIKAI DR

    OCEAN VIEW, HI 96737
    3 Beds3 | 1 Baths3,604 Sq. Ft.
    Kula Offers

    A Mix of Agricultural Real Estate & New Luxury Subdivisions

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    Properties in Kula invite a rural ambiance, with homes from charming subdivisions and luxurious gated communities to agricultural lots and large mixed-use parcels.

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    Single-Family Homes

    According to Maui MLS, the median price of a single-family home in Kula in Q1 of 2023 is $1,305,000. Like other areas, homes range in scale from simple cottage-like dwellings to large estates with sumptuous properties.


    Luxury Development

    Sweeping bi-coastal and mountain views define the landscape of the new luxury subdivision known as Kula I’o. Lots range in size from 2 to 25 acres. The community is gated, and the homes being built there are landmark luxury properties offering the ultimate in amenities and a dreamy setting.

    Homes are positioned to take advantage of the incredible views and feature gates, infinity-edge pools, indoor-outdoor living, and opulent landscaping. Prices can run as high as $10,000,000.


    Lots in

    According to Maui MLS, in Q1 2023 – the median sale price of land in Kula was $1,350,000.

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    Kula residents with keiki or children can choose from the following public and private schools.

    Private Schools
    • CheckHaleakala Waldorf School (Pre-school - 8th Grade)
    • CheckCarden Academy of Maui (Pre-school - 8th Grade)
    • CheckKamehameha School (Pre-school - 12th Grade)
    • CheckSeabury Hall (Pre-school - 12th Grade)
    Public Schools
    • CheckKula Elementary School ELEMENTARY
    • CheckKalama Intermediate School INTERMEDIATE
    • CheckKing Kekaulike High School HIGH SCHOOL

    Things to Do


    The “Full Paragliding Experience” is the most sought-after service offered, in which you share a parachute with a professional pilot. The adventure starts by driving up Mount Haleakala to reach the Haleakala Watershed Preserve, with a height of 4,500 feet, giving you an awe-inspiring view of Maui.



    Haleakala National Park is home to one of the world’s most extraordinary sunrise views, making it a must-visit destination. Visitors can take advantage of numerous trails and engage in activities like hiking and horseback riding. Endangered species like Hawaii’s state bird, the Ahinahina or nene, are often spotted here.

    If you want to catch a picturesque sunset view, Sun Yat-Sen Park is the perfect location. With an elevation of 2,400 feet, this historic mountain offers priceless views of Kihei, Wailea, Makena, Puu Olai, and the West Maui Mountains’ windmills. The park also features several bronze statues of Sun Yat-Sen and his brother Sun Mei, as well as stone dragons and a stone arc.

    For those seeking a moderately challenging hike in Kula, the Waiakoa Loop Trail is an ideal option. The trail spans 3.5 miles and receives relatively low foot traffic, making it all the more challenging. Located in Kula, this trail ascends over 6,000 feet above sea level.


    Dining & Farm Tours

    Kula’s dining scene boasts several farm-to-table restaurants, including O’o Farm, which offers tours and vegetable-picking experiences. You can select from various tours, such as the French-press coffee tour, which includes a tasting session and gourmet breakfast, and the lunch tour, which takes you to the vegetable fields to pick your produce for lunch, cooked by the farm.

    Kula is also known for its lavender farm. Ali’i Kula Lavender offers tours and sells lots of organic lavender products, from soaps to essential oils and creams.


    Go Wine Tasting

    Maui’s historic Ulupalakua Ranch features the renowned MauiWine winery, where you can unwind with a glass of their finest wines in a classic setting. Their extensive wine list offers a variety of options, and you can stretch your legs on the lanai while enjoying your selection. MauiWine is known for its unique wine offerings, some of which are made from their signature Maui Gold Pineapples instead of grapes.


    Kula Botanical Garden

    Warren’s landscape architecture business prompted him and his wife, Helen, to construct a garden in 1968 to showcase their work. Since then, the garden has become a prominent tourist destination in Kula, Hawaii, attracting thousands of visitors yearly.

    Approximately 2,000 species of native Hawaiian flora and fauna are exhibited at the Kula Botanical Garden. Teeming with colorful carnations, orchids, and birds of paradise, can be found. Additionally, on the route to the gardens, tourists can spot the most prominent landmark in Kula – the Holy Ghost Church, recognized for its striking white exterior and octagonal shape.

    Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery

    The family-owned distillery encloses an 80-acre organic farm. The farm is home to more than 30 varieties of Polynesian sugar cane that flourish in the hot tropical climate. While visiting, visitors can indulge in a delightful glass of organic vodka while relishing the stunning mountain views. Additionally, guests can participate in a guided tour or taste test of the distillery’s latest offerings.

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