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Waiola Shave Ice

2135 Waiola St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2747
+1 808-949-2269
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“azuki beans” (11 reviews)
“mochi” (14 reviews)
“ice cream” (35 reviews)
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2135 Waiola St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2747
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First Tip! Eat your shaved ice there! I guarantee you'll want another when your done with your first one! This place is great! Forget about Matsumoto on the North Shore, Waiola's has them beat easily! Order a bowl of shaved ice and make sure you...More

Thank joel1316
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Great shaved ice. Hard to find location and very small which should tell you it's gonna be great...and it was. When the old lady at the window barked at me to tell her what I wanted I knew I was in the right place. Flavors...More

Thank KC55
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

3rd attempt to find good shave ice on Oahu was the charm. Fluffy ice, great tasting syrup and reasonable price. Tried Angel's and San Lorenzo's before this one and they were more like snow cones. This was true shave ice. Worth searching out.

Thank Tsmithmorse1
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Many many people give the shave ice here five stars. The shave ice was ok, but I didn't find it to be anywhere close to the deliciousness of Hee Fat in Kapaa. We brought some guests here for their first shave ice and I think...More

Thank bt_dot_com
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

It's the ice that set them apart from the rest. The smoothness of their ice feels like ice-cream and when add the flavors and it makes the best shave ice in Honolulu. I can highly recommend Azuki Bowl w/ Mochi.

Thank josmanmay
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We stopped here on the way to the airport because we wanted to have one more shave ice before leaving Hawaii. I'm glad we did, as it was really good as other reviews said it was. Given its location, you probably will need to have...More

Thank EmeraldCityGlobeTrtr
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Over the past few decades, I've eaten a lot of shave ice. I guess I consider myself a shave ice snob. To me, at least 75% of "the experience" is the ice. It has to be light and fluffy. Sounds simple, but isn't. Waikola has...More

Thank Dave's_reviews
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

On a hot dsy, shave ice is a great treat. The syrup was tasty, the ice so finely shaven BUT they were very skimpy with the syrup amount. The bottom 1/4 of the cup was unflavored. This is the first time that I have ever...More

Thank HI_Traveller_12
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I was told about this place by a local, so I had to give it a shot. This was my first time ever having shave ice so I wasn't sure what to expect. I absolutely enjoyed the mango/guava flavour. It was melt in your mouth...More

Thank 8yayaelle8
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

So there are a bizillion places to get shaved ice on Oahu and most of them tasted just like the ones I can get here in Fargo--all except this one. We asked our tour driver to take us to a shaved ice place and he...More

Thank Stephanie S
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
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10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2135 Waiola St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-2747
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-949-2269
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