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JoJo's Shave Ice

9734 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
+1 808-378-4712
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“ice cream” (110 reviews)
“haupia” (19 reviews)
“berry berry” (8 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
9734 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
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Reviewed yesterday

JoJo's is another "must-stop" when visiting the south shore are of Kauai. There is always a line, but the reward is worth the wait. Once you've decided which super snowy delight you want, step inside the brightly colored store to order. Our favorites are the...More

Thank jmenasco
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The shave ice was ok but nothing special. I like the one in poipu more. If you are nearby and want shave ice you can give it a try but don't drive just to eat there as you will be disappointed

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ok...we thought "Ok we have to do Shave Ice. Let's check it off" Honest to goodness it was like no shave ice Ive ever had.Chae (sp) was so sweet and helpful...she recommended #2 and she was sooo right...I cannot describe how luscious it was..macadamia ice...More

Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends raved about JoJo's after they visited Kauai and told us that we had to go. It was an absolutely delicious experience! There are tons of different flavor combinations and there's a menu of preset combinations. We got the #4 (haupia) and #9 (coffee)...More

Thank Connie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OK OK It isn't ice cream, but on a hot day very refreshing. They also make shakes. We really enjoyed our first shave ice.

Reviewed 1 week ago

They put macadamia nut icecream on the bottom of your shaved ice. It is the best in the world. There is also a store in Hanalei at the market.

Thank Carolyn W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped the new location in Hanaei and came across this gem. We ordered the Berry Berry and it was so tasty. Definitely something that 3-4 people can share - but on a hot day it's the perfect treat!

Thank Lindsey B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband loves real Hawaiian shaved ice, but there are so many “average” shaved ice places out there that it’s hard to know which is best. I’m so glad we found Jojo’s on a tour of Hanalei. He ordered the Plain & Simple and said...More

Thank Joanna Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shave ice is everywhere, JoJo's knows how to keep it deliciously cool. They offer two sizes, both gianormous, so you can probably share one, if you are in to that sort of thing.

Thank Jay W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A whole lot of flavorful options available. Serving sizes are generous. It's a busy place but lots of outdoor seating. Service was very fast.

Thank rdsaundrs
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9734 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-378-4712
  • E-mail
We are the original JoJo's! Although we have expanded with a second location in Hanalei, our goal has remained the same - to offer the ultimate in shave ice on Kauai! We don't use commercially made syrups that most of the others buy. Instead we carefully make our own syrups with a lot less sugar but even more flavor. No corn syrup. Only pure cane sugar and some of the freshest Hawaiian flavors. Combine this with our JoJo's "da secret sauce" i.e. homemade creams, countless flavor combinations/add-on's, one of the greatest shave ice machines and you've got unmatched fluffy shave ice! In addition, we are committed to giving half of our profits to Makanalani, a camp for less privileged youth right here on the Island! We love our community just as much as they love us! Come in today and see why our shave ice is a local and tourist favorite! Mahalo!
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