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Aloha General Store

Address: 66-250 Kamehameha Hwy # C130, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
Phone Number: (808) 637-2288‎
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Type: Shops, Shopping & Fashion
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Type: Shops, Shopping & Fashion
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

After having shave ice at Aloha General Store two years ago and again this year, we decided to try Matsumoto's and were very disappointed. Aloha General Store is definitely the place you want to go for your treat. First, they give it to you in a huge plastic cup without charging for it. There are both a plastic spoon and... More 

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Grenoble, France
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Nice place for shaved ice in Haleiwa. Big parking just near, you don't have the choice, you need to try ;) Greetings from France

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Jacksonville, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Fun store to pick up cheesy Hawaiian souvineers and Amazing shaved Ice ! Make sure to order it with their homemade ice cream ! We ordered the Hawaiian flavor ! Yummy

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We stumbled upon this place while looking for a place to rent scuba gear. The staff was friendly and very helpful. Even let us taste the amazing peanut butter. You've got to get yourself a jar of the White Chocolate Raspberry Peanut butter. YUMMY

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Our first shaved ice stop was here on the North Shore and wow it was good! i had a special one that had ice cream underneath the ice and was "snow-capped" (condensed milk topping)....in the end, it ended up tasting just like an orange creamsicle pop. YUM! The shop is pretty neat and you could buy little trinkets there. We... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This place does not get the press of Matsumoto's, but the shave ice is just as good if not better. Since it is not as well known, the lines are not near as long. They use lots of ice, ice cream in the bottom, and a cap of condensed milk. My husband and son loved it and we came here... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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89 reviews 89 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

You dont get much shave ice for the money. The syrup in the shave ice is either really sweet or they use way too much of it. At other places theu really pack the ice in and fill the cup up. The ice cream at the bottom is fantastic though!

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
37 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

My daughter got the child sized watermelon snow cone, no complaints there, the ate it up quick. I had 2 scoops of the chocolate macadamian nut ice cream in a waffle cone. Very good. No complaints here.

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Delta, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We go to Hawaii once a year, and the Aloha General Store is always on the list. The great shaved ice and shaded seating keeps us coming back. The staff is friendly and helpful, and always seems to remember our frequent visits.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We had shave ice at Matsumoto's and Aloha General store today. Aloha general Store was by far better shave ice! Here is the problem with Matsumoto's: They put less flavoring on their shave ice. They give you a Dixie cup size wooden spoon and a straw that is too small to use. The straw is too short and narrow. It... More 

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