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Address: 86-4181 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8602
Phone Number: (808) 328-8744
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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best authentic shaved ice in the area

great cheap genuine shaved hawain ice don't miss it usually have 20 flavors, didn't have them all today, but going back tomorrow

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 19, 2015
San Diego, California
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

At about milepost 104 on the Kona Coast is the Kealia Ranch shop where you can by great beef of every cut to cook at home. The flavor is amazing - fresh, not processed and vibrant. They also sell shaved ice, which I quickly became addicted to- try the local flavors. The kimo size is ENORMOUS! Shaved ice is not... More 

Thank RuthMN
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2015

great cheap genuine shaved hawain ice don't miss it usually have 20 flavors, didn't have them all today, but going back tomorrow

Thank jami97
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2015

The best Shave Ice we had on the Big Island. Walked into the store, saw the heavy-duty professional 'shaver' (NOT a 'grinder') and knew we had come to a real Shave Ice place. Katrina had a good selection of great flavors for the three portion sizes (small, medium and 'SUMO'). The medium was as big as a 'large' in most... More 

Thank rlwisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Katrina is great at what she does and is full of info and customer service. Beef and shave ice are both great. I get bones there for my dogs too!

Thank Marianne J
North Aurora, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2015

We visited the ranc store and got some smoothies, and ice cream. It was really good. They had grass-fed beef for sale and very good prices - especially for being in Hawaii.

Thank NicGee73
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2015

This review is just for the Shave Ice and Popsicles at the Kealia Ranch Store on Highway 11 near Captain Cook. Excellent Shave Ice flavors and the homemade popsicles were great. Bring cash, though. They don't have a credit card reader, so they take an imprint of your credit card. I didn't even think merchants were allowed to do that... More 

Thank Spencer S
Fort Collins, CO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2015

I think the claim for "best shaved ice on the island" must be true! We enjoyed 3 different flavored syrups in delicious shaved ice. The grass-fed beef raised right on the ranch there is available for purchase, at good prices (better than mainland U.S., I think). I enjoyed browsing through their gift shop; they have a variety of island and... More 

Thank laneybelle
Clayton, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2015

Easy to miss while traveling south from Kona, this a great place to stop for some tasty shave ice. They have about fifteen flavors, and one can have up to three on any single serving. And don't forget the condensed milk over the whole thing. They make a delicious shave ice. They also sell grass-fed beef, as well as popsicles.... More 

Thank Dale W
Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2012

We have been stopping by Kealia Ranch store for shave ice for 5 years. If you are going to the place of Refuge its not too far or near captain cook. the 101 highway marker. They make their own syrups, if you can call them syrups. , . fresh Mango with chunks of mango, Passion fruit including the seeds so... More 

Thank cdarcey
Corvallis, OR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2011

We purchased grass-fed ground beef and steak, and liliko'i popsicles, from the Kealia Ranch Store during a recent visit to South Kona. The beef had an excellent flavor, and was comparable in price to what we pay on the mainland for grass-fed beef. It was far tastier than the "local beef" we paid top dollar for at Merriman's Restaurant in... More 

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