Dec 102022

JCCH New Year's Mochitsuki Workshop

Saturday, December 10, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
JCCH Courtyard (1st Floor)

Let's welcome in 2023 the Year of the Rabbit!

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 will experience mochi pounding hands-on, learn to fashion their own mochi and take home komochi (plain) and mochi with azuki (red bean paste)!  The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi will host this mochitsuki workshop to welcome in the New Year with demonstration by the Konko Mission of Wahiawa!


Viewing-only of the demonstration will be open to the public.

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2022
Time: Two demonstration sessions from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: JCCH Courtyard (1th Floor) 
Parking:The parking entrance is located at 2454 S. Beretania Street.

  • Registration cost includes (1) parking validation per registration.
  • Check-ins will begin at 9:30 am and you will be provided a waiver (for signature) and a event wristband
  • Demonstration Open to the Public! Advance registration required for “hands-on participation”
  • Cancellations prior to 72 hours' notice will be reimbursed in full. 

Non-member: $30.00 
JCCH Member: $20.00 

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For questions, please contact the Education Coordinator at or (808) 945-7633 x27. 

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