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1941 South Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
(808) 875-6731
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Dining options: Lunch, Drinks

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great way to stay cool in the sun

The local frozen treat known as shaved ice is a must-do for any trip to the island. Local Boy has 2 strengths - the number of flavors and the add-ons. The number of flavors available is immense and almost is a disadvantage as it makes the decision that much harder. I recommend going with a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
SzczRob
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Chicago, Illinois
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Chicago, Illinois
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The local frozen treat known as shaved ice is a must-do for any trip to the island. Local Boy has 2 strengths - the number of flavors and the add-ons. The number of flavors available is immense and almost is a disadvantage as it makes the decision that much harder. I recommend going with a pre-set combination or ordering what... More 

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PDX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

When we come to Maui, we always hit Local Boys. We hadn't been to the one in Kihei Town, but tried it today and it is as great as Lahaina! My favorite is the volcano with coconut ice cream and Kauai cream. Glad to know I have different options on the island! Check them out!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Small shack in downtown but serve fantastic shaved ice. Went here 4 or 5 times and always good whether with ice cream or just plane. Loved it every time. Big and Good!!

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Lake Stevens, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Yummy shaved ice with a lot of different flavor options. It was smooth with no chunks of ice. They had flavor combinations you could choose from or create your own. The great thing about this place is that the add on's are already included in your price so you can have things like the cream on top and ice cream... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We have tried a few shave ice shops in Maui, but this was our favorite... mostly because it is slightly cheaper than the most popular one in town, AND you get FREE toppings/icecream. The workers are very friendly, and I would definitely recommend checkin' them out!

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Bend, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I always thought Shave(d) Ice was 'just' a snow cone... OH MY GOODNESS, it is Not...it is SO much better...ESPECIALLY if you get it from Local Boy(s). They pack the ice and give free toppings... Packing the ice actually keeps it IN the cup, not floating all around like uncontrolled snowflakes. And their flavors are yummy, I loved Tiger's Blood... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Some say Ululani is better but I tried Local Boys in Kihei and Lahaina locations. You will wait but you won't be disappointed. Be sure to get ice cream on the bottom and cream on the top of your shave ice. Get exotic or go old school with your flavor combinations. It doesn't matter how you build the shave ice... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Shave Ice is a great dessert and Local Boys serves the best shave ice in Hawai'i--- many flavors and toppings to choose from.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Ok folks - as you're getting ready for your trip to Maui, you need to heed my advice: 1. Go to Local Boys in Kihei OR 2. Go to Local Boys in Lahaina. First, once you have a shave ice, you're going to want another, which begs, why wouldn't you want to eat a buy one, get one free every... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

If my husband had his way, we'd be checking in with the Local boys for shave ice three times a day. Not that he'd have to twist my arm much, they enough flavors and combinations to try something new every day for years! Don't hesitate to ask for the last recipe, you really can't go wrong. And definitely take the... More 

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Address: 1941 South Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
Phone Number: (808) 875-6731
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei

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  • Address: 1941 South Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: (808) 875-6731

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine

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