Monthly Archive: January 2013

Video: Mochi Making in Makiki

Video: Mochi Making in Makiki

One of my favorite New Year’s traditions is mochitsuki, or mochi making, which is a Japanese tradition that’s common in Hawaii. Last Saturday, the Jodo Mission of Hawaii in Makiki (where I serve on the Board of Directors) held its annual mochitsuki, or mochi making event, which puts out hundreds...

Bookmarks for January 2nd

Bookmarks for January 2nd

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on January 2nd: 2013 set to be an exciting year for astronomy: The comet Pan-STARRS will be visible in March – an unexpected visitor from the depths of the solar system. The automatic Pan-STARRS telescope system...