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JoJo's Shave Ice

9734 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
+1 808-378-4712
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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9734 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to JoJo's Shave Ice in Hanalei while we were on vacation in Kauai. I had heard about shave ice many times and thought of it as just a snow cone. Boy was I wrong! The ice is very different that a typical snow...More

Thank MtbJohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yep so many flavours. Nice n refreasing. Lovely staff. Bigger than I thought. Try the island flavours.

Thank Briarley Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's more than just shaved ice.... it has macadamia nut ice cream and a little Hawaiian flare. They have lots of flavors to choose from: your most popular flavors and those of the Hawaiian tropics. Be prepared... their servings are huge!

Thank Shu G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This shave ice is the BEST! It's like snow. I always get mine plain, but my family member loves the banana and coconut. Huge servings.

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ran into someone during our first day in Kauai while we were ordering food. He recommended JoJo's. On our way to the Waimea Canyon we drove past JoJo's and I told my family we had to stop there. On our way back from the...More

Thank Rhi21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I heard a rumor that if you go to Hawaii and don't get Shave Ice at least once, they won't let you come back. Seriously, this is a cool, fun Hawaiian thing - a giant snowball soaked in sugary colored water - yum! You gotta...More

Thank DaveC-AZCat
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Went there after hiking Waimea Canyon and it was a refreshing delicious treat. Had the "south shore" and it had coconut and pineapple flavors with haipua cream and toasted macadamia nut ice cream on the bottom. It was so large I had to share it...More

Thank 6mojo
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Already have visited twice and hope to go one more time before we leave the island. Now I know what my friends were talking about and this place is a definite must visit!

Thank Cannonette
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The variety of combinations of shaved ice and ice cream as well as locally produced flavored creams are amazing. This is BY FAR the best shaved ice in Hawaii

Thank FastFAC
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This has to be the best shaved ice in Kauai for sure. We always got the pineapple and coconut shaved ice to share. Man as I am back home I wish there something even close to this.

Thank Michael M
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9734 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-378-4712
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We are the original JoJo's! Although we have expanded with a second location in Hanalei, our goal has remained the same - to offer the ultimate in shave ice on Kauai! We don't use commercially made syrups that most of the others buy. Instead we carefully make our own syrups with a lot less sugar but even more flavor. No corn syrup. Only pure cane sugar and some of the freshest Hawaiian flavors. Combine this with our JoJo's "da secret sauce" i.e. homemade creams, countless flavor combinations/add-on's, one of the greatest shave ice machines and you've got unmatched fluffy shave ice! In addition, we are committed to giving half of our profits to Makanalani, a camp for less privileged youth right here on the Island! We love our community just as much as they love us! Come in today and see why our shave ice is a local and tourist favorite! Mahalo!
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