Mochitsuki Demonstration

Mochitsuki Pounding

Learn more about the history of mochitsuki (mochi pounding) and its significance to Japanese New Year celebrations! Feel the ground shake as they pound the special mochi rice into succulent morsels of mochi. Be sure to get your free mochi sample.

Demonstrations are held at the Mō‘ili‘ili Field at the following times:
11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 1:30 p.m.