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Island Snow

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130 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-3420
+1 808-263-6339
10:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, I love this place. Everything from the store to the Island Snow. I've been here a few times over the past 3 years and each time I have been welcomed like I was a local. The kids that work there are well trained / hired to be great people. It's hard to beat a great smile and snow is... More 

Thank vette1975
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OK. So if you don't know how to eat shave ice, here's how it's done. When they ask if you want ice cream - say YES! Mochi - yes! Snowcap- yes! This place IMHO does not have the best ice cream (I prefer the whole milk variety with macadamia nut. -this is light with no nuts). Also, li hing mui... More 

Thank L.j. B
Fairfax Station, Virginia
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best shave ice by far on the island. A lot of places advertise shave ice and sell snow cones but not here. Worth a trip to Kailua for this alone!

Thank babynurse57719
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious best in Hawaii by far. Variety of flavors. Kids will enjoy the rainbow shave ice. Awesome coffee and vanilla for the bigger kids.

1 Thank Louise H
Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is delicious by far the best shave ice in Hawaii. The mango shave ice was the bomb. So many variety of flavors .

1 Thank Louise M
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved their shirt designs in store next door with ish (island snow hawaii) prints. Wife still says I bought to many of them. Just like the irony of the name... once we had all the shirts we could carry out we tried island snow as well. Very nice service, loved all the flavors we tried and scoop of ice cream... More 

1 Thank Icem M
Auburn, Alabama
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This was far and away the best snow cone I've ever had the pleasure of indulging in. The sizes are very generous as well! Definitely opt into the ice cream - you will not regret it!

1 Thank Aimee B
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Bumped into Island Snow coming back from the beach. What a great treat! Refreshing! Also great selection of surf and water sport clothing- little pricy but great quality. Cute little place! Staff was awesome and super friendly.

2 Thank Ahyiweewee
Sausalito, California
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82 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Buy local, Classic Brand ... free parking...shave ice... Buy a souveneir.... Much variety, slippers, hats, etc.

1 Thank WorldTravelerAtoZ
Morrison, Colorado
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This was the best shave ice I've had in a while. I can't remember how pricey it was but definitely a great after beach treat. Nice clean and attractive store.

2 Thank elpez930

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-3420
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-263-6339

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