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Hawaiian Blizzard

Outside Big Save supermarket, Kapaa, Kauai, HI
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“snow cap” (9 reviews)
“shaved ice” (11 reviews)
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Outside Big Save supermarket, Kapaa, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Aaron has been running this little stand since the 80s, and he does it the right way. His ice is the best of all the different places we tried, and the syrups were awesome. He is such a kind, soft spoken man, and clearly just...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Simeon T
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Light and fluffy and tasty too. To me it's better than Matsumoto shave ice in Haleiwa. It's the perfect treat on a hot day, If you don't know what flavor to select pick one and Aaron will help you pair it up with another flavor....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Martha808
Reviewed June 29, 2018

We were stuck in traffic and pulled off into the Big Save parking lot in Kapaa. We had been to four other shave ice places around the Kauai - but saw Hawaiian Blizzard and wanted to check it out. Not only is it the best....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 475nkelly
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Great shave ice at a really good price. Aaron, the owner, is so friendly & offers an extra "snow cap" before you finish enjoying your shave ice! The shave ice cart is only there M-F from 1:30-5pm (can close earlier if all of the ice...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank tahoefamily2002
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

At only $3 this is the best deal on the island! Small cart set up on sidewalk outside the grocery store. Simple yet great with great Ice and flavors. Nothing fancy but how a shave Ice should be.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank loganwhales
Reviewed January 9, 2017

Heard about Arron and Hawaiian Blizzard from a local. He's been around 30 years and as soon as you taste his save ice you'll know why! The flavors are delicious and the texture of the ice is to die for! Arron, the owner, is one...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Carinda B
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

I never really understood the huge appeal of shave ice until I came here. I got a banana, vanilla and coconut. The owner (who is the nicest guy) suggested a snow cap. It was amazing. He offered to take a picture of our family without...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank fawnnb
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Best Shave Ice ever!!! We have been visiting Aaron and enjoying his shave ice every couple of years for too many to count!

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Yvette S
Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Aaron is the nicest guy in the world! Great flavor combo recommendations and free snowcap. The mango, coconut and vanilla was terrific. I love uncle Aaron and his great shave ice!

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank Nathan G
Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great choice on Kauai and very fine shaved ice. To me, this beat snow in Hawaii. We had the passion fruit, lychee, and pineapple and a lime, vanilla, and mango. All of the flavors were great, but I particularly enjoyed the passion fruit and husband...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank exquisitektc
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Families with children
Open Hours
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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  • Address: Outside Big Save supermarket, Kapaa, Kauai, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
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