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These 12 Shops Serve The Best Shave Ice In Hawaii

Ah, Shave Ice: the quintessential Hawaiian treat, the perfect snack for a quick sugar rush after a day spent in the ocean. Is there really any better dessert on a hot Hawaiian afternoon? We sure don’t think so. Before we can talk about where to find the best shave ice, we’ve got to get one thing straight: shave ice and snow cones are not the same. The consistency of a true shave ice is that of new fallen snow, not the granular and crunchy ice so many are used to. Without further ado, here are 12 of the most popular shave ice spots in Hawaii.

Tell us, where is your favorite place to grab shave ice? And what’s your favorite flavor combination?

Megan Shute
Megan is a freelance journalist residing near Honolulu, Hawaii. Since moving to Hawaii from the mainland two years ago, she has become obsessed with hiking, beach trips, and Kona coffee.