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Shave Ice Paradise

5-5183 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei Center Shopping Center, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96746-2145
+1 808-826-6659
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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12:00 - 18:00All hours
5-5183 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei Center Shopping Center, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96746-2145
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Shave Ice on the Island! Our family heads here several times every trip. Get it w/ the mac nut ice cream mixed in.

Thank Hollmann20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were shopping at Tropical Tantrum and saw this shave ice stand so stopped to enjoy. The help was friendly and informative. We really enjoyed our treat !

Thank Laurie G
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is one of the better of the ubiquitous Shave Ice Stands. I think they make their own fruit syrups because they are not sickly sweet but have a natural fruit flavor that is refreshing. If you find yourself on the North Shore of Kauai...More

Thank jfarlam
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Typical, average shave ice. Customer service negligible. Will do the trick but have had much better with better service

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Lots of newer shops make fresh syrup on site. Generally these are much sweeter... usually too sweet. These syrups are Hawaiian made still, but mixed prior to order and perfectly balanced. Good service by the one associate working. Can't go wrong with any shave ice...More

Thank David&Puanani
Reviewed 18 April 2017

You can't swing a dead rooster in Kauai without hitting a shave ice place, but this one seemed better than most. It's still ice and flavored syrup, but the staff were nice and friendly.

Thank pazduha
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I really wanted a shave ice but couldn't believe the prices of them in all the stores. We ended up coming here as it was the cheapest we could find. It was delicious and the same size as I had seen being served elsewhere. I...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 25 February 2017

On our recent trip to Kauai we tried a variety of different places that made shave ice. Theirs was the first shave ice that I ever had and I thought it was delicious! Classic shave ice with the syrup flavors, but you can get a...More

Thank jessica651
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

A must have stop when in Hanalei especially with Mac Nut Ice Cream. Too good to pass up. We stopped here repeatedly during our two weeks on Kauai.

Thank buildguy
Reviewed 11 December 2016

My daughter is a shave Ice expert. A day in Hawaii is not complete unless she has had at least one and sometimes 2. This place has the best flavorings around, maybe not a huge selection, but the flavors they have are very flavorful. There...More

Thank derek d
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What brand is their macadamia nut ice cream?
31 March 2015|
Response from asteinharter | Reviewed this property |
I have no clue. But I do know that it is very good. Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-5183 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei Center Shopping Center, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96746-2145
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-826-6659
  • E-mail
Shave Ice Paradise offers authentic, soft & fluffy Hawaiian Shave Ice as well as ice cream & milkshakes to our wonderful customers! Many flavor options available! Ask about our special combinations which are shave ice over a scoop of ice cream and add a sno-cap on top to make it even more heavenly! Located in the heart of Historic Hanalei Town right next door to Bubba's Burgers. Stop by for a refreshing, delicious shave ice today! Open Every Day! Hours: 10:30am - 5:30pm Monday thru Saturday, 11:30am - 5:30pm on Sunday.
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