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“Great Shave Ice”

Local Boys Shave Ice
Ranked #13 of 24 Dessert in Kihei
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Reviewed April 10, 2009

Local Boy was located in Kihei Kalama Village. This being our second time to Hawaii, we made it our goal to eat shave ice every day. Local boy came highly recommended and for taste, quality of shave, and price, it was a good pick. The flavors of the syrups were consistently good, the shave of the ice was nice and soft and the price (3.50 sm/5.50 lg) was the cheapest of any we had during our stay. Our only complaint was the ice cream scoop at the bottom, which was usually barely even noticeable it was so small. But given that they did not charge extra for the ice cream or the cream “snow” on top, it didn’t bother us too much. We highly recommend Local Boy and if we every return to Maui, this will certainly be a stop we will make again. Very good shave ice.

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Reviewed October 6, 2008

Our favorite Shave Ice on Maui !!! The prices are fair (for Maui) and the servers will give you a free taste of any flavor you want to try. No additional charge for more than one flavor. We love the Pineapple, the Raspberry, and especially the Lychee and the Meloni (Honeydew Melon) flavor. Get two or three flavors for a real treat...no extra charge like at so many other places. If you want Ice Cream on the bottom they have that too (we don't like this, but some folks do). The servers are beautiful and fun to deal with...all in all a wonderful experience. We kept going back for more and more during our week in Maui. We have shave ice (finely shaved rather than crushed, soft, powdery, smooth...not like a sno-cone at all) wherever we can find it, and Local Boyz is world class!

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