Pukalani is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaiʻi, United States. The population was 7,380 at the 2000 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.
Pukalani is located at 20°50′24″N 156°20′38″W / 20.84°N 156.34389°W / 20.84; -156.34389 (20.840039, -156.343808).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.4 square miles (11.4 km²), all of it land.