Ono Ice

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Ono Ice at Saturn in Avondale, July 2018

Ono Ice is a Hawaiian shave ice food truck in Birmingham.

In 2012, owner Rebecca Davis began with a hand-crank ice shaver and a cooler set up on a folding table outside of restaurants and breweries and at festivals, after a trip to Hawaii’s famous Matsumoto Shave Ice. She settled on the name "Ono", which means "delicious" in Hawaiian.

In 2015 Davis created a Kickstarter campaign to purchase a food truck. She was able to acquire a former Birmingham Police Department tactical panel van and had it converted into a food truck, which made its debut at Saturn in Avondale on July 22, 2018.

References

  • (July 11, 2019) "Birmingham City Bite: Shave Ice from Ono Ice." Birmingham magazine
  • Sanders, Chaise (June 12, 2020) "Need a cooldown? Here are 8 spots to get shaved ice + popsicles in Birmingham." Bham Now