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Waiola Shave Ice

2135 Waiola St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2747
+1 808-949-2269
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (36 reviews)
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Closes in 11 min
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
Gluten Free Options
2135 Waiola St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2747
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our first time trying shaved ice and wow was it ever good. We've had the usual snow cones made of crushed ice but this is nothing like that. The shaved ice is pillowy soft and just melts in your mouth. They are generous...More

Thank Northern_Neighbour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice refreshing treat to enjoy during a hot day. The rainbow tastes great. Probably a bit overpriced considering it's only ice with a small bit of syrup poured on it but it's a novelty.

Thank hooper88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing! On my frequent trips to Oahu, this is one of the places i have to stop at. It just happened to be on one of the hottest/humid days I have ever felt in Honolulu. Pros: Many flavors and varieties of shaved...More

Thank plana2008
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a fancy place with lots of amenities this is not it. If you are looking for some of the best shave ice you will ever eat THIS IS THE PLACE.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

When you visit Hawaii you have to go for shave ice. And there is no place better than Waiola. The original location on Wailoa street. They have a confusing menu but it doesn’t matter because everything is delicious. Our friends who are native Hawaiian’s took...More

Thank matt424242
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We are a lover of Shimazu but ventured out to try Waiola and have to say it's pretty comparable. This location is a small corner store with a tiny window where you get your shave ice. Lady wasn't nice and seemed pretty impatient but that...More

Thank MickBaby8
Reviewed 8 February 2018

we had this shaved ice just before it was time to catch the airplane home and we loved it so much we left our goody bag on the bench :(

Thank gilbert559
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Aloooha! This neighborhood corner store is a perfect little blue oasis on quiet Waiolo Street - a perfect spot for a mid afternoon cool down of shave ice. No hype, no trendy, cutesy names, no hipster graffiti’d walls, & no outrageous prices - just plain...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We got a shaved ice pog rainbow ice, my Son got the ice cream bowl how great . This place in neighborhood less tourist still look at the line

Thank Gene G
Reviewed 29 December 2017

People love Shimazu or Matsumoto shave ice on the island. Which is great, less competition for me. I refused to post this for the longest time because honestly, I'd like to keep it as a secret as long as possible. Sigh, unfortunately the time has...More

Thank Lisa K
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2135 Waiola St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2747
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-949-2269
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