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Surfing Monkey Hawaiian Shave Ice

1881 S Kihei Rd, Food Land Shopping Center, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7924
+1 808-359-9282
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sweet cream” (5 reviews)
“sugar cane” (5 reviews)
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1881 S Kihei Rd, Food Land Shopping Center, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7924
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little gem of a place! We found the kiosk in Wailai shopping mall first and all enjoyed great shave ice there. Very refreshing, great range of natural flavours and very helpful staff advice on good combinations to try.Next day we went to the bigger...More

Thank familytraveller507
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

This place is a little hidden and not so crowed as some other places. but just as good. The ice and the service were above par.

Thank Lillian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shave Ice: A Hawaiian Must Do! You can find Shave Ice all over Maui, but Surfing Monkey has something extra: Vegan, Organic Ice Cream!!! Seriously ... it's wonderful. You can have it with your Shave Ice, or all on its own. Either way ... gotta...More

Thank Pat W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This shop serves Coconut Glen's vegan ice cream and it is worth a stop (unless you're near the original Coconut Glen's on the road to Hana). I'd recommend combining the Original Coconut and the Coffee Toffee flavors in one bowl. Excellent... In addition to the...More

Thank jel172
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

80s music, fun and happy lady who serves ice cream, great tasting ice cream, fair prices. Great find in Kihei.

Thank canadatraveller72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was fantastic, there are many places to get shave ice and they are not all created equal. This was one of our favorites and was nice to sit inside and share stories with the owner and her kids. Cant wait to go back.

Thank weez1219
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We have been to Surfing Monkey multiple times, and have never had an unpleasant experience. The shave ice is so soft and there are a ton of flavors to choose from! Pricing is reasonable, and they are generous with the sizes available. The dark haired...More

Thank Alaynna W
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

The shaved ice was impressive, flavors were delicious and the ice cream wasn't bad too! The woman that served us was very helpful giving us ideas where to go around the island!

Thank Cynthia Y
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped in to purchase single scoop ice cream waffle cones for my 2 boys at the location adjacent to Foodland. $15 later they were enjoying their cones. The ice cream was tasty but serving size was small. The ice cream was level with the top...More

Thank Langley_dad
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We found this stand inside the Shops at Wailea. Very, very small stand. They gave us a huge portion and the flavor was good. Not the best I've had but good if you're in a pinch.

Thank djacobson
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Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1881 S Kihei Rd, Food Land Shopping Center, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7924
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-359-9282
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Located right next to FoodlandShave Ice Flavors:Wild Cherry * Pineapple * Tigers Blood * Blue Rasberry * Coconut * Root BeerStrawberry * Mango * Pink Bubble Gum * Banana * Guava * Blue VanillaGrape * Passionfruit * Malona * Lemon Lime * Pina Colada * Lychee * Watermelon * Li Hing Mui Small $4.00Large $6.00All syrups are made locally using raw sugar canefreeEXTRAS:Vanilla Ice Cream * Azuki Beans * Sweet Cream * Li Hing Powder * Chocolate Syrup. We sell coconut glens vegan ice cream
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