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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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5-5183 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei Center Shopping Center, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96746-2145
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This shave ice shop has a nice location with tables out front in the center of Hanalei. Not as crowded as Jo Jo's (which is across the street in a more crowded area), so a good alternative when the line there is too long. Also,...More

Thank WellTraveled3
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped by on 1/31/18. Their shave ice was very good and was perfect for a warm afternoon. An added bonus were the spotlessly clean restrooms nearby.

Thank Don S
Reviewed 18 February 2018

This is the best shave ice we have found on Kauai! The ice is shaved so fine that it absorbs the syrup without becoming soupy. Favorite flavors are coconut, pineapple, passion fruit, and banana...then add some macadamia nut ice cream on the bottom. YUM!!! Love...More

Thank Lynette58
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We usually find some ice cream after our meal but decided to try the fruity type of shaved ice. It tasted real good in soothing your palate on that very warm day. They had several flavors including over 10 that were sugar free.

Thank sabers86
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Sorry but JoJo's is much better just that they were closed for renovations. Very disappointed in that and in the flavor of these as they were way too sweet.

Thank Skibby1
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I went here after 2 other places were closed. The shave ice was very average with artificial colours and syrups. The macadamia nut milkshake was delicious though! Wailua shave ice is the place to go on kauai!

Thank Anna_W34567
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Three years ago we happened to stop here, and this year we made sure we stopped in for a cool shave ice and sit on the bench and watch the tourist and chickens, both are quite funny. Take a break, stop in, have fun.

Thank Seattle60Gary
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Best Shaved ice in Hanalei Bay. Ice is nicely shaven, not chunky or mooshy. Lots of favours to choose from and nice and cheap on the back pocket. Will go back time and time again when visiting Hanalei Bay.

Thank Brady H
Reviewed 2 December 2017

This place was great! I loved the flavour combos they had, my son loved the volcano of course. It went too fast

Thank Lindsey D
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

When we visited the Big Island, the shave ice we had was very chunky. Back in the states, we go to Tropical Sno, and their ice is finely processed so it is fluffy and it just melts in your mouth. Shave Ice Paradise was a...More

Thank Angie M
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 AM
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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