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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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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best shaved ice experience I've ever had. 100 times better than the snow cones you get at the fair. The flavors were amazing with a great variety. You can even get ice cream in your shaved ice! So so good!

Thank shanny027
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181 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unlimited flavors and they put a scoop of ice cream on the bottom! Photos of Obama in the shop enjoying their shave ice. very cool.

Thank HomeRentalPro
Omaha, Nebraska
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hey it's JUST shaved ice, but you GOTTA visit Island Snow and try one of the hundreds of flavors you can make. Go with the vanilla ice cream at the bottom!

Thank padavis2
London, Arkansas, United States
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A treat of shave ice is a must when visiting the islands. You can choose up to three flavors, additional flavors are extra. I had a scoop of ice cream in the bottom of mine and chose coffee, wedding cake, and pineapple. The mix of flavors was amazing. The place was really busy when we were there, the line was... More 

Thank Tammy W
Lynnwood, Washington
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Get the mac nut ice cream and snow cap. Cheap treat to cool off. I don't need to say any more. Why this site requires 100 characters is beyond me.

Thank Jeanette K
Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We were on our way to the beach and decided to grab a snack, this shave ice was one of the best we have had in the island, flavors were great and friendly staff. Highly recommend to anyone traveling in the area!

Thank tammyt80
Kailua, Hawaii
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Great place across from the beach. Highly recommend island snow on a hot day. Definitely lots of fun for the children.

Thank celticfcmad
Portland, Oregon
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105 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

With more flavors than Baskin and Robbins ice cream, Island Snow's shaved ice is a local institution as well as a favorite of President Obama. Here's the inside "scoop" to ordering like a local... First choose what size cup you want and pay for your order. Here's where you go big or go home with additions like macadamia nut ice... More 

Thank ZenDark30
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Try the Lilikoi (similar to strawberry rhubarb)with lime. Delicious. Great t-shirts and friendly staff. This is a can't miss stop for families. Went 4 times in a week but where were you Michelle and Barack?

Thank summerfunteacher
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

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

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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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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?