Food & Drink: Aloha

“If I had a dollar for every adult I hear say, ‘I haven’t had shave ice in years—since I was a kid … ,’ says Adela Jacobson, who launched her mobile franchise Kona Ice truck (number 793) with her husband Corey last August. Jacobson and her family moved to Novato from Palm Beach, Florida to…

Business Spotlight: Ride the Flavorwave

  Missouri may be landlocked, but this summer many Springfield residents are riding a Flavorwave. That’s the name of Kona Ice Inc.’s self-serve syrup fountain on the sides of over 900 trucks. Kona franchisees dish out shaved ice as far south as Houston, Texas, as far north as Anchorage, Alaska, and in the Queen City,…

Kona Ice to give back to classroom teachers

Kona Ice of Selma and Prattville is doing their part to give back to teachers this school year. The snow cone business will be adopting a classroom and providing the teacher with their choice of classroom needs. “This year through corporate, we’re doing adopt a classroom,” said Glenn McPhillips, owner of Selma and Prattville Kona…