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Surfing Monkey Shave Ice

1881 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7924
+1 808-359-9282
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (10 reviews)
“cotton candy” (2 reviews)
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1881 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7924
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Reviewed June 22, 2016

Wow! My first time trying shave ice and it was delicious and delightful! Maui Tropical Heaven is an absolute favourite with mango, passion fruit and guava -- raw sugar cane syrups poured over shave ice with vanilla ice cream on the bottom. Oh my gosh...More

Thank Tara R
Reviewed June 10, 2016

Very good shave ice. Convenient location. Good prices. You deserve a nice treat when on Maui and this is the place. Walking distance from the Kihei hotel area.

Thank cleves66
Reviewed April 28, 2016

Usually stop here 3 or 4 times when we stay in Maui. The shave ice is always good.The people working there are always friendly and give us ideas of what type of shave ice to try !!

Thank jerry h
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Locals consider it the best, and they are right. Some interesting out of the ordinary flavors, too. For ex, Melona seems to be a green melon flavor. Unexpected and very good

Thank Andrea2018
Reviewed March 25, 2016

This stand next to the grocery store has personality to go with the deliciousness of it all. We had to go every day to be sure to try ALL the flavors. Be sure to get the ice cream on the bottom because that makes it...More

Reviewed March 15, 2016

Paul and Christine served us their delicious Shaved Ice four times during our week stay in Maui. Not only do they have wonderful flavors, they offered up great advice for things to do, places to go and places to eat in the area. We thoroughly...More

1  Thank Jeff W
Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

Maui sunsets were really, really good --3 flavors, red plum, mango and something else.... Worth seeking out this spot... Near the grocery store

1  Thank pennstatetraveler
Reviewed January 24, 2016

Had shave ice from a food truck and loved it but Surfing Monkeys with ice cream is sublime! Just like eating a cold version of cotton candy. I had coconut and loved the flavor made with local sugar cane. The server was friendly and efficient....More

1  Thank Aturnee
Reviewed December 2, 2015

We went to this place a couple of times during our vacation. The first time the shaved ice was done well. The second time it was not done as well and my husband had them redo it.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Yes, you read that right. This is the most unique frozen desert we have ever had. Don't miss this if you are in Kihei. Think of a Hawaiian saved ice, ColdStone ice cream, frozen yogurt combination that comes out like cold cotton candy.

1  Thank Wise_Eagle
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
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Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 am
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10:00 am - 8:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1881 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7924
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-359-9282
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Located right next to FoodlandShave Ice Flavors:Wild Cherry * Pineapple * Tigers Blood * Blue Rasberry * Coconut * Root BeerStrawberry * Mango * Pink Bubble Gum * Banana * Guava * Blue VanillaGrape * Passionfruit * Malona * Lemon Lime * Pina Colada * Lychee * Watermelon * Li Hing Mui Small $4.00Large $6.00All syrups are made locally using raw sugar canefreeEXTRAS:Vanilla Ice Cream * Azuki Beans * Sweet Cream * Li Hing Powder * Chocolate Syrup