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1941 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7840
+1 808-875-6731
Today
10:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2012 via mobile

We visited 3 different shave ice shops and by far we really enjoyed this little shop! I tend to enjoy my shave ice without all the additives (ice and flavorings only); surprised to find out they didnt charge for toppings or additions! So in a nutshell: great shave ice, good value for your buck!

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Thank Robo-rk
San Francisco, California, United States
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2012

This place was good...but ululanis was better. I felt like shaved ice in Maui was like gelato in italy. Its never bad, but some are just better! Actually it was really good until we discovered ululanis. That said the service is great and its refreshing on a hot day!

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Thank Komal B
Huntley, Montana
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2012

The shave ice was generous with flavoring, there was a giant scoop of ice cream in the bottom. It is located at the front of the market so it can be a bit crowded but worth it.

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Thank KWT-traveler
Oregon
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90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2012

Our very first taste of shaved ice happened here, at Local Boys. When we would drive by, we kept seeing crowds of people lined up, hanging out, etc...so we thought "Hey, let's try it and see why!!" We were not disappointed!! The portions are huge!! No stinginess here!! Price was good, and the service was great! That's why we went... More 

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Thank Noodles913
Germantown, Tennessee
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102 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2012

This is the best place for shave ice in Maui. Try the others but you will come back to Local Boy. Lots of flavors and add ons at no charge. They are huge and cheap and may be a great, friendly staff.

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Thank Just_Got_Back_Again
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2012

Great flavors, free mix ins: the coconut ice cream and Kauai Cream are must trys, we even tried the mochi balls. (They are kind of like gummy bears but do not get as hard with the cold ice and they only come in one flavor.) Walk across the street & watch the sunset!

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Thank CuteKiwi57
Corning, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2012

The shave ice at local boys is velvety and smooth in texture and the flavor choices are extensive! They also provide a complimentary scoop of ice cream in the bottom. Thankfully we tried the Kihei local boys before trying the ice at their Lahaina location. We had shave ice at local boys in Lahaina twice and noticed that the flavorings... More 

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Thank RN9865
Vancouver, Canada
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2012

Still has some of its famous taste .... But I get a sense it is losing its drive to be the best. They were out of the best favors a few days in a row. Still Walk away with a good shave ice but Ulalanas is definitely better.

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Thank JPBCDNTraveller
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2012

We tried three different shave ice places on Maui so that we could compare: Ululani in Kihei, Ululani in Lahaina, and Local Boy in Kihei. This one was definitely the lowest of the bunch. The young lady serving was extremely nice, and the portion size was good, however, the flavorings they use left a strange, oily aftertaste (we just had... More 

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Thank sh2337
san antonio
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267 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2012

First off read the options! Start with the ice cream and then build your shaved ice selection. I went all coconut ( ice cream and syrup) and then topped it with cream. It was over the top good. Its hard to get excited about shaved ice, but this one deserves the hype. Enjoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1941 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7840
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-875-6731

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?