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“Stupid good!”

Uncle Clay's House of Pure Aloha
Ranked #1 of 108 Dessert in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $7
Cuisines: Hawaiian
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Good for: Families with children
Description: HOPA is a Hawaiian treat shop best known for its all-natural, homemade, real fruit shave ice served with Pure Aloha daily. At the House, there are no strangers, only 'ohana yet to be met. Through the House of Pure Aloha, we aim to accomplish our true mission of "inspiring a movement of Pure Aloha one person, one relationship, one community at a time".
Reviewed April 22, 2013

Read the reviews, bought into the hype, and OMG - Never knew shaved ice could taste so good. Had a small Chocolate/Strawberry with Tahitian Vanilla. Had mine eaten by the time a buddy got his large. Ordered another small Coconut/Chocolate and had it finished by the time he was done. Really delicious and definitely worth the 30 minute trip out there!

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3  Thank dianna_1970
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Reviewed April 20, 2013

This was a great treat and worth the drive - not hard to find - take H1 east and after it ends, left at the McDonalds. Service was great; shaved ice was excellent - definitely get it with ice cream and fruit. The ice cream adds to flavor.

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2  Thank aspen5
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Reviewed April 20, 2013

Besides having the best shave ice on the island made from pure ingredients, they have the best aloha and service anywhere. When I am having a bad day at work I will sneak away and come and get shave ice here and it always cheers me up and makes me remember lucky I live Hawaii

2  Thank Kokiaabq
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Reviewed April 18, 2013 via mobile

Bar none, this is the best shave ice stand in the world!! All of their syrups are homemade and all natural. No dyes, artificial flavors or any othe chemically enhanced stuff!

I'm coming back tomorrow to try more flavors!

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2  Thank Lederhosen Larry
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Reviewed April 17, 2013

My wife and I had to check this place out while making a day trip over from Maui. The shave ice/ice cream combo really works---reminded us of old-fashioned snow ice cream we make in the winter from fresh snow, cream and flavor. Really good stuff. But you want to know the real secret about this place? The larger-than-life spirit of Uncle Clay himself. Not to take away from his great product, but his personna is a joy to behold. Honestly, the state of Hawaii should give this guy a commendation medal or something---he exudes and embodies everything "aloha" is supposed to convey. You should see the comments people have made in his 2 visitor journals---this guy the real deal. Keep up passing on the joy, Uncle Clay!

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3  Thank 19jonesey54
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