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“What's the big deal?”

Ululani's Hawaiian Shave Ice
Ranked #2 of 26 Dessert in Lahaina
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$8
Cuisines: Fast food, Hawaiian
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Good for: Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor 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!
Portland, Oregon
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“What's the big deal?”
Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

It's shaved ice with multiple flavors and other toppings. No biggie! My 2 year old wanted nothing to do with it. I'd rather just get a nice big cookie or gelato.

Visited April 2014
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Ottawa, Canada
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“Great snack, long wait”
Reviewed 29 April 2014 via mobile

The shave ice at Ululani's is the most refreshing snack that I have ever had, but sadly, they take a long time to make your shave ice, and it's quite popular, so there is a long wait, but it is worth it. If you go there, make sure to get melona, watermelon, and lime flavours (all on one cup), and order mochi balls. Make sure to eat the mochi balls WITH at least some shave ice, otherwise it is disgusting. Try it!

Visited March 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“5 Stars +++ You MUST try & you will go back”
Reviewed 29 April 2014

You have never had Shaved ice until you try Ululani's. Seriously I was blown away! We were looking for a cool treat and said sure why not...the guy at the counter was funny, quick and I enjoyed my 5 minutes but the desert was Delicious. The ice is Powder soft and almost creamy without the flavouring which is not a sweet syrup you are expecting but an intense fruit liquid that makes your taste buds scream for more...SCREAM for more! If for whatever reason they don't give you enough syrup you can get more for Free
You can choose 3 flavours or one of their combos, ice cream on the bottom and even toppings. You have to try Coconut! Choose Coconut with anything else you like but I recommend Lemon, Strawberry, Pineapple and Mango
You will Go back for more I promise you
There is also a location in Kihei :)

Visited April 2014
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Richland, Washington
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“Goodness Gracious!”
Reviewed 28 April 2014

There was no WAY this place was going to live up to all the hype. It did! Helpful, friendly, PATIENT servers, huge selection of choices, A-MAZ-ING yumminess in the tumbliness! Really, can't say enough about how great this place is. As my octo-friend says, "Eight Thumbs WAY UP!"

Visited April 2014
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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“BEST shave ice...don't miss it”
Reviewed 25 April 2014

The best service from 2 great guys behind the counter. They were so friendly. I don't know much about shave ice but they do something different than the other places we tried. Once you've had one from here you won't want to go anywhere else. I know that sounds crazy when you think it is just shaved ice with flavouring poured on it...how hard could it be right? Well whatever these guys do it is not to be missed.

Visited April 2014
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