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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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5-5183 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei Center Shopping Center, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96746-2145
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Best shave ice on the island! Honestly. Definitely get it with an ice cream scoop! What a special treat and a great way to cool down!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dcanfieldsb
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

It was about a 25 minute wait but the shakes are worth it. Both the chocolate macadamia nut shake and chocolate coffee shakes were absolutely delicious!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rob L
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by from shopping and tried out a volcano with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Was very refreshing.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Morris C
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Refreshing, each made to order. We had the Rainbow Shave Ice and it was wonderful. It was better than another we tried on the East Side.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tw02d0gs
Reviewed July 17, 2018

We decided to stop here mid afternoon for a refreshing shaved ice. They offer many flavors and you can have multiple flavors. Got to eat fast if its hot outdide

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank peter194940
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Great little spot when downtown. Look, we did not try all the shaved ice places, they are plentiful on the Island but this place was pretty good. They had sugar free options, the ice was smooth, many flavors to choose from and ice cream. They...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tripking07
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Shave ice is great, add it to ice cream and it's fabulous here. I usually get macadamia nut ice cream with coconut and pineapple syrup.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Brookstorm
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Good variety of flavors, including sugar-free. Pick up to four flavors or try one of their concoctions. A bit heavy on the syrup sometimes, and they lost one star simply because their prices are higher than I’ve seen anywhere else. Overall, very happy with the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TraceyH2253
Reviewed June 18, 2018

There are a nice variety of flavors here and they try to make organic ingredients. Not that shaved ice will ever be healthy, but the flavors are nice. Build your own: try anything over macademia nut ice cream. Yum!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank raroberto
Reviewed May 1, 2018

We worked out way around Kauai eating fish tacos and shaved ice! Great week!!! We enjoyed our treat here but it was not the best...very small scoop of mac-nut ice cream and smallest cup of anywhere we went at one of the highest prices, $9....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank slashby
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I have no clue. But I do know that it is very good. Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
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
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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