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“Beating the heat and humidity”

Ululani's Hawaiian Shave Ice
Ranked #1 of 10 Dessert in Kahului
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$8
Cuisines: Fast food, Hawaiian
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: All Shave Ice is Not Created Equal... We specialize in and are passionate about serving the BEST shave ice! Now open for 5 years, we have rapidly become recognized as the top shave ice shop in Maui and one of the top 3 shave ice shops in ALL of Hawaii! We are known for the softest ice (comparable to Waiola's on Oahu), the best tasting flavors (we make 100% of our flavors using premium fruit purees, fresh fruits (when available), extracts, and concentrates from Hawaii and all across the United States), and warm friendly service with true ALOHA spirit! We specialize in our tropical fruit flavors. Our mango, coconut, pineapple, lilikoi (passion fruit), and guava taste like biting into the fresh fruit itself. From the filtered water to the premium gourmet Roselani's Ice Cream to the homemade mochi and azuki add-ons, we have thought through every detail of the shave ice to provide the BEST tasting shave ice possible! Get rid of any preconceived notions of what a shave ice or snow cone is like.....this takes shave ice beyond the highest level imaginable!
Oakland, California
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“Beating the heat and humidity”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

Another one of the stops to be made before heading out towards Kihei or Lahaina. I am lucky to be able to travel with the wife and son that are willing to allow me to eat their Shave Ice while I drive.

We try to get here when they first open as the line will get long when it is hot and people have time to stop. The parking lot is small and I usually end up staying with the car, circling and waiting for the spouse to get back. We usually get [INSERT FLAVOR CHOICE FOR TODAY] with a snowcap depending on what flavor was chosen. I have never sampled a flavor I have not liked. Get the large if you're sharing -- OR -- if you're that hungry for some shave ice love.

Can't say much more...it is shave ice goodness.

  • Visited September 2013
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English first
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“Must eat in Maui”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

The best shaved ice cream in the town. If you go to Maui, you must go to this place. We tried this place 3 different times and it was simply awesome.

Visited July 2014
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Maui, Hawaii
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“THE best shaved ice!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

Living on Maui, we finally decided to try this place out and so happy we did! We ended up going twice in the same week! Ice is super fine, no chunky pieces of ice. Syrup is not too sweet, yet so delicious. We had a variety of flavor combinations and were in shaved ice heaven. The Local Motion - mango, li hing mui and pineapple is so good! You can really taste the flavors of the syrup and the colors are vibrant and makes the shaved ice more appealing. We also tried lilikoi (passion fruit), lychee and green sour apple and all were super good. We are fans! If you're a local resident, ask for a punch card to earn a free shaved ice after so many purchases. Staff is friendly and service is quick. First day we went, there wasn't a line, but when we returned a few days later, it was a Sunday and there were 2 long lines. The lines moved quickly, so there aren't any complaints here.

  • Visited July 2014
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Ladera Ranch, California
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7 reviews
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“Powdery goodness”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

Best shave ice I have ever had. Super powdery. Staff at both locations my family and I visited were very friendly.

Visited July 2014
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Agoura, California
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“Best shaved ice, fastest service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

We bought some shaved ice at both locations on the island. These girls are fast! The product is quite good.

  • Visited July 2014
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