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.