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Pukalani

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Pukalani is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. The population was 7,574 at the 2010 census. The general volcano-slope region, including nearby Makawao and Kula, is referred to as upcountry by locals, and is one of the four major population centers on Maui, the other three being Kahului, Lahaina and Kīhei, all of which are at sea level.GeographyPukalani is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 11.1km2, all of it land.Pukalani in Hawaiian means "window of heaven". It has also been said it was originally called Pu'ukalani meaning hill of heaven. It is commonly misinterpreted to mean "hole in the sky". This misinterpretation comes from the plantation and immigration movement to Hawa'i'i, uniting multiple cultures and creating a new language called "Pidgin" or "Pidgin English" referring to Puka as hole. Clouds form above and below the community on Haleakalā, leaving Pukalani sunny most of the time. With cool and often brisk temperatures. Pukalani is one of the few places besides Haleakala and Kula that one can view the northern, western, and eastern sides of Maui. Pukalani is in Maui. To personalize your trip to Pukalani, create itinerary details specific to you using our United States trip itinerary planning tool .
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