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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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Open Now
11:00 - 18:00All hours
Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
9734 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
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Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday

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 6 days 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second time having shaved ice. It was amazing. The serving size was massive even if you chose the small one rather the Kahuna! The flavours and cream provided a delightful mixture. They were very generous with their cream topping. They were especially...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well this was our first shaved ice and boy did they spoil us. Macademian nut ice on bottom shaved ice tropical flavors on top covered with cream. Enough for two. Had a very cute covered play area with chalk board for kids to draw. The...More

Thank Bridget B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love shave ice and we love that JoJo's does not skimp on the vanilla cream topping which is the best part of shave ice. This trip, lines were just too long and slow. So we would have probably eaten here more if there wasn't...More

Thank J M
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
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
  • E-mail
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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