We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shave Ice Paradise

5-5183 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei Center Shopping Center, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96746-2145
+1 808-826-6659
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ono” (3 reviews)
“root beer” (5 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
5-5183 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei Center Shopping Center, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96746-2145
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (245)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

They had great shaved ice here. We stopped when we came to Hanalei for lunch on our way to He'e beach and stopped again on our way back. Our favorite is with ice cream and with a snowcap. If you sit at the tables nearby...More

Thank Californiamama145
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Love shave ice! This place had a great selection of flavors and awesome service. Try some of the more unique selections to get a real flavor of Hawaii

Thank alysounmlowe
Reviewed 13 July 2017

It's nice to have a shave ice to enjoy when walking around Hanalei. It is pretty good here and you have the option for mac nut or vanilla ice cream on the bottom of your cup. We had it three times in a week on...More

Thank SunnysideDon
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I consider myself a shave ice connoisseur, and we definitely tried multiple shave ices across the island on our recent trip. This is the place I wanted to come back to the most. Perfect ice. Perfect amount of delicious syrup (my favorite was a mix...More

Thank RodneyE38
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We had heard all about the shaved ice craze and were eager to try it. We stopped by Shave Ice Paradise and were woefully disappointed. The flavors were terribly sweet and artificial tasting . A place to be avoided.

Thank MNK68
Reviewed 14 June 2017

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 2 June 2017 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
Nearby HotelsSee all 35 hotels in Kauai
Hanalei Bay Resort
1,844 reviews
1.79 km away
St. Regis Princeville Resort
2,886 reviews
1.92 km away
Castle at Princeville
25 reviews
2.45 km away
Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas
2,013 reviews
3.67 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Pink's Creamery
505 reviews
.11 km away
Jo Jo's
285 reviews
.03 km away
Bar Acuda
1,556 reviews
.04 km away
Hanalei Bread
227 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Wai`oli Hui`ia Church
120 reviews
.52 km away
Tunnels Beach
838 reviews
.89 km away
Hanalei Bay
380 reviews
.54 km away
Art and Soul Gallery
9 reviews
.33 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
31 March 2015|
Response from asteinharter | Reviewed this property |
I have no clue. But I do know that it is very good. Enjoy.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 8
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing