IT’S NOT JUST ANY OL’ SHAVE ICE, & IT’S FAR FROM A SNOW CONE. IT’S HOPA SHAVE ICE--ALL NATURAL, HOMEMADE, REAL--A TASTE OF PURE ALOHA IN A BOWL. AT UNCLE CLAY’S HOUSE OF PURE ALOHA WE SPECIALIZE IN CRAFTING HAWAII’S MOST ICONIC SNACK TO CULINARY PERFECTION.
OUR ORIGINAL SYRUPS ARE HOMEMADE WITH QUALITY ALL-NATURAL INGREDIENTS LIKE FRESH HAWAIIAN FRUITS, FRUIT PUREES, & NATURAL CANE SUGAR. AT HOPA, WE’VE MADE A VOW TO BEING REAL: NO ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS, NO ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS, NO ARTIFICIAL COLORS, NO ARTIFICIAL ANYTHING! AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE, WE SOURCE HAWAII-GROWN OR HAWAII-MADE INGREDIENTS – DOESN’T GET MORE LOCAL & ONO THAN THAT!
We use only the finest and most pure Hawaiian water that is exactingly chilled and frozen, then meticulously thawed to the perfect state to be shaved in to flakes of love and joy!
ALL-nATURAL Syrups & TOPPINGS
We go all-natural with real fruits and the highest-quality ingredients we can find. With great care, we blend up our syrups in-house and use them almost as fast as we can make them. Our syrups are sweetened from natural fruit and natural cane sugar.
Our mochi is homemade every day, every single piece by hand!
LOCAL HAWAIi-MADE Ice Cream
HOPA Ice Cream and Sorbets are freshly made on island in small batches with the highest quality ingredients and local ingredients whenever possible.
You can’t go wrong with the always popular HOPA Tahitian Vanilla Bean or Chocolate served at both Houses. Or if you want other flavors, at HOPA Ala Moana you can savor specialities like Strawberry Cream, POG (Passion Orange Guava) Cream, Green Tea, and rotating specials.
We also serve delightful dairy-free fruit sorbets. Finally, enjoy Uncle Pono’s ‘Ulu Ice Cream, a very special and delicious ice cream made from ‘ulu, or breadfruit, and produced by Touch a Heart, a Hawaii-based non-profit that provides commercial kitchen skills training and job placement for homeless and disadvantaged individuals.
NewEST Creations on the Menu
SHave Ice Drinks
(AVAILABLE AT BOTH HOPA ‘AINA HAINA & ALA MOANA)
Now you can enjoy shave ice in a cup & on-the-go! Or just relax and sit down to savor every sip.
We brew our 100% Kona cold brew coffee and plantation tea in-house and in small batches to deliver the most bold and refreshing flavors. Elevate your Shave Ice Drink to the next level by adding a scoop of ice cream (recommended for cold brew coffee) or sorbet (recommended for plantation tea), fresh strawberries or pineapples, and homemade mochi.
(only AVAILABLE HOPA Ala MOana)
Alohasada™ is a special twist on another beloved Hawaii treat—the malasada. A unique process of toasting each malasada creates a warm and crispy texture to the pastry, while adding ice cream and other toppings combines it with cold sweetness. Alohasada™ is available in five special combinations ice cream, toppings, and either a natural or natural poi malasada. HOPA proudly partners with another local company—Watanabe Bakery—to produce fresh, specially-made natural malasadas daily.