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Welcome to Ulupalakua ...

Ulupalakua is located on the island of Maui, which makes up the majority of Maui County.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Ulupalakua, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1956.

Ulupalakua is 2,130 feet [649 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Ulupalakua is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Ulupalakua lies in the Hawaiian/Aleutian Standard Time Zone (HST) and does not observe daylight saving time

Ulupalakua is located in the (808) area code.

Communities near Ulupalakua ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ulupalakua.

  • Keokea
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keokea
  • Kihei
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Kula
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Airport Village
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Airport Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Airport Village
  • Maalaea
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Pukalani
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Ah Fong Village
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ah Fong Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ah Fong Village
  • Makawao
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Olinda
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olinda
  • Alabama Village
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alabama Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alabama Village

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ulupalakua. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ulupalakua.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ulupalakua. See our Newspapers Page for Ulupalakua.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ulupalakua ...

Looking for more information about Ulupalakua? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ulupalakua, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ulupalakua.

Adding Ulupalakua to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ulupalakua in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Ulupalakua was on a map titled Road Map for Hawaii (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Ulupalakua.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ulupalakua. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Hawaii: https://portal.ehawaii.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ulupalakua - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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