Kula is located up on the slopes of Haleakala with much higher elevations (1,200-3,000 ft.) The higher elevation homes are sometimes above the lowest level of clouds. Much of Kula is Rural, with little to no commercial outlets. There is an abundance of farms, ranches, and large estates. During the Spring, the blue Jacaranda trees along the road a sight to see. In the winter times it is not uncommon to have temperatures dip to the low 50s.