Kona Ice comes to town

VALDOSTA—“People have chased us down on go-carts. People have asked us to stop the truck,” Russell Hassenstab said. Russell and his wife, Brenda Hassenstab, serve flavored shaved ice out of their Kona Ice truck. The truck features mural-like paintings along its sides, flashing neon tube lighting and plays steel drum music wherever it goes. Not…

Kona Ice comes to Starkville just in time for summer

STARKVILLE, MS – A new Kona Ice truck opened business this spring, and owner Mike Shannon said business in Oktibbeha County has been booming as the hot summer months approach. Mike and Lisa Shannon began Kona Ice of Oktibbeha in April. They have been to a variety of places, from sports and school events to…

Brevard man starts business for son

BREVARD COUNTY – Businesses like Kona Ice promote the entrepreneurial spirit, and for Brevard County resident Michael Helish, there is no shortage of it. Mr. Helish recently purchased a Kona Ice truck in the hope that it would provide his son Alexander with meaningful employment and a decent wage. Alexander has cerebral palsy, so working…

The Independent features Kona Ice of Castro Valley

Julie Sha and Matthew Hardman of Kona Ice of Castro Valley were featured in The Independent this week: Sometimes Julie Sha needs more information before she can answer, “What’s the best flavor?” “It depends on your palate,” she said. “If you’re a sweet person, Strawberry Shortcake. If you’re a sour person, Pink Lemon Sour or Margarita. If you’re…

TBJ NOW

Kona Ice ramping up Fresno-area operations

Rob Hensley and Mary Barker of Kona Ice of SW Clovis were featured by TBJ NOW: National shaved ice franchise Kona Ice has added a new truck to its local lineup, expanding operations in southwest Clovis. Overseen by U.S. Army veteran Rob Hensley and wife Mary Barker, the new Kona Ice truck hit the streets earlier this…

Aloha Tournaments

Kona Ice and Aloha Tournaments

Kona Ice is proud to partner up with the World Series of Youth Lacrosse, as well as Aloha Tournaments. Kona and Aloha are the perfect fit for a number of reasons! With Aloha in the title, a tropical shaved ice truck was just the ticket for their all day events. With a brand that’s known…