About Us


Inspired by cultures from around the World, mixed with a lifestyle unique to the Hawaiian Islands. Cultures that express themselves through Art. Island Snow translates this zest for life, a respect for what surrounds us in nature and creates a new and fresh experience. Hawaii is our Home. The World is our Stage. 

James Kodama grew up in Kailua, Oahu. His dream was to own a business one day that would be a fun gathering place for friends and ohana (family). A business that would spread the “Aloha spirit”, a feeling that is so unique to Hawaii. In 1979, Island Snow was born. Its unusual offering combined authentic Hawaiian shave ice with a premium locally made clothing line. Through these quality products, Island Snow embraces it’s Hawaiian roots and perpetuates Kodama’s dream to share the Aloha with you and your ohana.



Retail Locations

Kailua Beach Center
130 Kailua Rd.
Kailua, HI 96734

Kailua Town Center
600 Kailua Rd.
Kailua, HI 96734

Mon-Thurs 10am-6pm
Fri-Sun 10am-7pm

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