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    Why Terry Loves Hokulia



    ...put on shorts, grab your surfboard, and join the nation’s premier tropical dessert franchise. Hokulia is putting fun and enjoyment back into franchising.

    Laid Back Success

    Plain and simple – no one does Hawaii better than Hokulia. That’s why we’re consistently one of the nation’s top franchises for frozen theme dessert locations. Offering a turnkey mix of lifestyle and entrepreneurial opportunities, we’ve created an attractive franchise package enabling you to capitalize on current successes! Surround yourself with fresh Hawaiian products, new creative ideas, and an efficient approach to serving Hokulia’s raving fans.

    Your Trip Begins Here

    Hokulia’s proven plan is uncomplicated. We take you by the hand and work with you towards success. Our comprehensive franchise system and team of professionals are passionately committed to helping each franchise owner through the process of opening a successful business. You’ll find that our store and shack designs, products, and operating systems have been established through years of experience and with your success in mind.

    Outstanding Products and Service Are our Passion

    Authentic Hawaiian is not just a tag-line, it is a way of life at Hokulia. We embrace the rich history of shave ice, premium ice cream, and smoothies inspired by the Hawaiian Islands.Each time you create a “Taste the Aloha” experience for a customer you, too, will enjoy the spirit of “Aloha” it brings to life at Hokulia.

    Our Team

    Success is contagious and you will find the Hokulia Ohana (family) is full of people who love life, kids, music, dancing, and of course, frozen tropical desserts. They work hard and have fun doing it. Everyone from our corporate staff, to our employees, to our family of owners is committed to success in providing a great “Aloha” experience every time. Working as a team is what makes Hokulia dedicated to your success.

    Your Choice

     Hang Loose at the Shack


    Let us help you get started in a low cost business opportunity that will offer you the chance to achieve great profits while providing your customers with the greatest Hawaiian Shave Ice experience on the Mainland. Our recipes combine our high quality Ice Cream with our proprietary ice shaving process and that is what makes Hokulia authentic and unique.  The reasonable investment level is from $65,000-$109,000.



    Our inline brick and mortar sites offer an expanded menu and the excitement of year round income.  Customers can choose from three tasty frozen desserts.  A visit to our store offers something for everyone. Select one of our 50 authentic Hawaiian Shave Ice flavor choices poured onto the worlds softest shave ice with a surprise ice cream scoop inside and a creamy topping to produce the World’s best Hawaiian Shave Ice Treat. Customers can enjoy one of 30 Flavors of Super Premium Hawaiian and tradition Ice Cream flavors. Chose from one of our 21 tropical flavored smoothies!  We put the smooth in smoothies by using shaved ice in the process.  We also have several green smoothie choices for those who want a healthy meal replacement. (you may add protein and other energy supplements).  These are perfect for an after workout boost. This opportunity requires a retail space of approximately of 1,000 to 1,500 square feet.  Depending on the cost of site development, the initial estimated investment is between $150k and $300k.

    Free Standing Drive Thru


    This is the newest addition to our retail opportunities. It features the convenience of drive thru and outside seating.

    Create Wealth AND A Great Lifestyle

    Financial Strength

    Here’s the scoop. You will be working with a company that brings you the most authentic Hawaiian Shave Ice product on the mainland in the industry. Since Hokulia Shave Ice has been in operation, our sales have skyrocketed each and every year. In addition, we are backed by the Farr’s Ice Cream Company. Farr’s has been a leader in the Ice and Ice Cream industry for more than 90 years. They are a company with the experience, expertise and most importantly the financial strength that will allow you to reach your financial dreams and earn your just desserts.

    On Your Own But Not Alone

    You’re on your own but not alone, in business for yourself, but never by yourself. We have a proven track record for business success. We are the provider of marketing and advertising materials, on-going communication and training, product education, and an annual national convention. Hokulia/Farr’s give you the support tools you need to jump start your new business. Plus you have continual access to the Hokulia and Farr’s corporate professional team of experts with over 80 years of franchising experience. All these tools and resources assure you the maximum opportunity to succeed in your own business. Location flexibility is part of our plan. We provide assistance finding good locations through our association with a national commercial brokerage.

    Ease of Operation

    Our state of the art locations, our ease of menu preparation and our ordering of product, make multiple shack operations possible. We also offer thorough training both on-site and in our training facility. We will help you understand the secrets of operating a successful business. This includes proper accounting procedures and inventory control. As an example—your cost of goods will be lower because we are the manufacturer of the product. No middleman to worry about. Our inventory list is short and easily manageable, and our operations allow for minimum labor costs as well. That means not only Ease of Operation but also Greater Profits. *This is not an offer to sell you a franchise. An offering is made by prospectus only in the form of a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).

    Wish You Were Here

    We are offering packages that include a protected territory for each location. When you consider the low starting cost and the great sales potential, this is a great opportunity to maximize your ROI. We can send you a life changing Information Kit that relates our financial performance and individual fees and costs as shown in the Hokulia FDD. To learn more about franchise opportunities at Hokulia, please fill out the franchise application form and a representative from our franchise development team will contact you soon. For all other inquiries, please contact our Franchise Development Headquarters directly at (801) 478-4670.