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Original Big Island Shave Ice Co

61-3616 Kawaihae Rd, Hi, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9721
+1 808-895-6069
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Fast Food, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
61-3616 Kawaihae Rd, Hi, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9721
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve tried shave ice before in Oahu & I thought i’ve tasted the best until I came to Big Island & tasted Big Island Shave Ice Co. Definitely a must do to try Hawaii and I can highly recommend it. You have to try the...More

Thank josmanmay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

FIND OUT what here the truck is going to be while visiting the Big Island. I thought I knew good shaved ice. Nothing compares to this. Best shaved ice on this planet!!!

Thank utahsmashley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This truly is the best shaved ice you will find on the Big Island and maybe even in all of Hawaii. The staff is very friendly and takes their time to make your shaved ice perfect. I love how you can get a scoop of...More

Thank Valdis B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ice with ice cream filling and fruit and other things on top. We shared one and it was like heaven. Not at all like the ice on the main land.

Thank mcmandj
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Returning to rented house and saw the shaved ice sign. Pulled into the parking lot. We have never had shaved ice. It took us a few minutes to figure it out. Went with a small rainbow. Wife had a small coconut and strawberry. They are...More

Thank rjrobbin
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Had the Halo Halo shaved ice. Ordered the small and it was plenty to share with my daughter. I went on a hunt for the food truck because they had good reviews and I was not disappointed.

Thank Marie R
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

Found them at King’s shops. Yum. So many options, many homemade. Friendly, efficient staff. Ono shaved ice. Refreshing. Visitors, don’t leave without at least on shaved ice.

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed May 14, 2018

The small shave ice with three differnt natural flavors added to a scoop of vanilla ot macadamian nut ice cream was one of the best we have had anywhere. It is very large and easy to share but you will regret not getting your own

Thank Rx-Wayne
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

The texture of this shaved ice is amazing!! Add some vanilla ice cream to it and you have a creamy ice cream mixed with the syrup at the end.

Thank kevmich2018
Reviewed May 10, 2018

I got there just in time. The line that ended up forming behind be just kept getting longer, but it was worth it. I go the smaller size and it was just right for me. The mac Ice cream was awesome with the pineapple flavored...More

Thank Mindy J
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November 30, 2016|
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Response from Xray4eyes | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what you mean! This was a very tasty treat and worth the positive review. My mother once said if you don't have something nice to say don't!
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-3616 Kawaihae Rd, Hi, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9721
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kawaihae
  • Phone Number: +1 808-895-6069
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Specialties Specializing in the most finest & flavorful Shave Ice experience, with the welcoming spirit of Aloha. History Established in 2014. From Infancy, My mother raised me in a Shave Ice Trailer and taught me everything I needed to know about the World of Shave Ice. Naturally, Shave Ice became a big part of my upbringing, being that I was with my mother on a daily basis. At the young age of 12, I made my first Shave Ice. From there, the rest is history. Now I am here to share with the rest of the world, "The Flavors of the Island", from "The Original Big Island Shave Ice Company". Meet the Business Owner Reggie I. Born and Raised in Waimea on the Big Island of Hawaii. Reggie loves to provide the "Best Shave Ice" for all to taste and enjoy. There have been times, Reggie has made Shave Ice for family members to taste-test during the wee hours of 11 o'clock at night. There is still a family record, in which, one member of the family ate four Shave Ice in a row. In other words, Shave Ice runs deep into the blood of the family, lol. Come down and experience this life-changing experience! Credit to Kayah I. (Son of Reggie I.) For the graphic design on the Shave Ice Trailer
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