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Address: 66-250 Kamehameha Hwy # C130, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
Phone Number: (808) 637-2288‎
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Best Shaved Ice Ever!

Seriously the best shaved Ice ever, and I am not just saying this because my Husband knows the owner. Every time we come back to the island we have to make a stop at the General... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
Brittany B
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Seriously the best shaved Ice ever, and I am not just saying this because my Husband knows the owner. Every time we come back to the island we have to make a stop at the General Store. I would suggest getting ice cream topped with shaved Ice. No matter what you do, you can't go wrong. Everything is homemade!

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Thank Brittany B
Boca Raton, Florida
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96 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

All we had here was shaved ice. It was shaved ice beyond anything I have ever experienced. To say delicious does not do it justice. Our shaved ice was prepared by Christina to our specifications, and the final product was not only beautiful to behold, but truly a treat for the taste buds. It cost about $5.00, but would be... More 

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Thank Araxiel
Colorado
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146 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

The very famous shave ice place down the road serves a very good "kiddie" style shave ice while aloha offers the pineapple bowl with real fruit! We came here 10 years ago and tried the other place first this time and in 15 minutes we were at Aloha. No need to wait with the herd...go here.

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Thank ColoradoChilidog
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61 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

On our last visit to Hawaii years ago, we went to Matsumoto's from everyone telling us to go there, however we weren't impressed. This trip we stopped at the Aloha General Market based on reviews we found online and decided to give it a try. This is absolutely amazing, fluffy, melt in your mouth shave ice. They had a kid... More 

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Thank EmEJohnson
Midlothian, Texas
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

The very best Shave Ice I've ever put in my mouth! Makes me want another one!! Quick, affordable, friendly service!! We will definitely go back! Very close/within walking distance to Cholo's Mexican restaurant, too!

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Thank scarroll2004
Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

It's our favorite place to get shave ice! They use the best ice cream. The staff is very friendly. Sometimes the store gets a little crowded, but no complaints!

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Thank McMShan
Honolulu, Hawaii
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

our family was playing tourist in Haleiwa. AGS is a timeless experience. lot's of classic knick knacks. service is friendly. you must not leave without getting either a shave ice cone or a fruit smoothie.

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Thank FrankieG808
Saltillo, Mississippi
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

You must try the shaved ice at this place. Allegedly, it is the only place on the island where the syrup for the shaved ice is made on the island from products of the island. And I believe it to be true after trying it. I got mine hawaiian style where they put a scoop of ice cream in the... More 

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Thank Smack76
Pleasanton
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We visited this store during the weekend of the local art festival---parking was extremely limited but we lucked out and found paved parking in this lot. This store is located next to a pretty outdoor mall. We found many souvenirs made in Hawaii to bring home here.

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Thank 2014MomofTeens
Orem, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Marvel at the line at Matsumoto's and keep going until you get to the Aloha general store. It's apparently a slow process to make shave ice but it's worth the wait. I'm not a shave ice expert but it was really good and refreshing with ice cream on the bottom and condensed milk on top.

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