Welcome to Upcountry

A little bit of the country lifestyle in the middle of paradise

For prospective buyers looking for a piece of paradise that comes with a touch of country charm, Upcountry is the ideal location. Filled with picturesque farms, livestock, and acres upon acres of natural pastures, this one-of-a-kind area is perfect for anyone whose idea of paradise is more than just beaches and palm trees. Upcountry is known for its serene atmosphere, lush scenery, and cowboy-like lifestyle, and it has become one of the most desirable areas on Maui as a result.

The area’s higher elevation, between 1,000 and 4,000 feet above sea level, also helps make it one of the coolest locations on the island - which has also helped it become an agricultural hot-spot. This appreciation for the outdoors and deep connection with nature has made the area especially appealing for young professionals and families.

What To Love

  • Amazing weather
  • Picturesque scenery
  • Access to some of the worlds freshest produce
  • Beautiful and charming towns

People & Lifestyle

The majority of residents living in the Upcountry area are families and young professionals. Agriculture is one of the most predominant local industries, and as a result, Upcountry is much more affordable than many of the other surrounding areas. The area’s appreciation for nature reaches throughout every aspect of the community. Not only are there numerous farming programs and educational opportunities, but there is also an array of farmers’ markets in many of the area’s towns, helping to encourage a stronger bond between residents and local producers.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The dining scene in Upcountry is as dedicated to helping encourage local agriculture as the rest of the community. Surfing Goat Dairy Farm serves guests award-winning goat cheese and allows visitors to get a first-hand look at everything that goes into operating a goat farm, offering tours and tastings throughout the day.

MauiWine offers guests a refined and elegant tasting experience, allowing guests to revel in the elevated approach these Maui winemakers are taking. Making a reservation enables visitors to get a private tour through their facility and taste some of their best bottles, including their delicious pineapple wine.

Ulupalakua Ranch Store and Grill strives to offer their guests a taste of everything local. With nearly every item on their menu being homemade and from local producers, visiting this one-of-a-kind eatery will let you truly experience the wonder that is Maui. Known for their local lamb burgers, steak chili, and housemade kimchi, you can rest assured there’s a little something for everyone on their eclectic menu.

Things To Do

While Upcountry’s central location makes it easy for residents to make their way to any of the island’s many wonders, there are also numerous things to do closer to home. Haleakala Crater and Haleakala National Park are some of the most sacred locations on the island. Playing a crucial role in Hawaiian culture for centuries, this beautiful landscape will help you connect with nature on a much deeper level.

The Ali’i Kula Lavender fields are another popular destination for locals and tourists alike. Guests can wander through these stunning purple fields to their heart’s content. While general admission is $3 per person, the fee will be waived for the donation of one non-perishable food item per person.

The Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center is an excellent place for local homeowners to visit various art exhibitions as well as take a few art classes of their own. This center is dedicated to ensuring that art touches the lives of everyone who visits them, believing in the wisdom that comes from artful expression.

Of course, if you’re looking for something a little more recreational, you may want to visit the Pukalani Country Club. Offering some of the most stunning panoramic views of the island, golfers on this course have called it one of the best experiences of their careers.


Numerous families are living in Upcountry, and all are dedicated to ensuring their children receive the highest quality education. This is evident in the countless highly-rated schools in the area, including:

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