December 9, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM
2454 South Beretania Street, Honolulu, HI 96826
Event Planned By Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi

Registration is closed. VIEWING-ONLY of the demonstration will be open to the public.

Join the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi (JCCH) and Konko Mission of Wahiawa for this year-end custom as we prepare to ring in the Year of the Dragon!

First session: 10:00 - 10:50 AM | Second session: 11:00 - 11:50 AM

Registration Fee: JCCH Member: $20.00 | Non-Member: $30.00 

Mochi (rice cake made from glutinous mochi rice) is one of the most important traditional foods for the Japanese New Year representing strength, longevity, and purity. Registered participants at our upcoming workshop will learn hands-on mochi pounding and how to fashion their own mochi. They will get to take home komochi (plain) and mochi with azuki (red bean paste). Viewing of the demonstration will be open to the public. Advance registration is required for hands-on participation.

Parking validation for the JCCH parking structure is included with registration. The parking entrance is located at 2454 South Beretania Street. Please email if you have any questions.