Taste Hawaii’s Famous Mochi

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  • Published on Mar 8, 2018
  • Japan’s favorite, mochi, has become a Hawaii treat-at least in Nora Uchida's kitchen. Uchida, a third-generation Japanese-American living in Hilo, Hawaii, inherited her grandmother's mochi recipe and evolved it to include the colors and eclectic tastes of her beloved state. For the past 25 years, she and her family have owned and operated Hilo's last mochi storefront, Two Ladies Kitchen. If you can beat the line running out the door on weekends, you're in for a delicious, only-in-Hawaii treat.
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  • Vanessa Taylor
    Vanessa Taylor Day ago

    Sexy Mochi

  • Vanessa Taylor
    Vanessa Taylor Day ago

    I love my own Korean Mochi.
    It's got a Jibooty too.
    P.S- This looks yum.
    Kudos to those who get my reference 😂

  • Mark Merin
    Mark Merin 3 days ago

    That is one wicked smart family.

  • llama
    llama 10 days ago

    "it STICKS everyone together" I just wanted to cry that was so sweet
    Also, someone hire her to do storybook read-aloud videos for children, her voice is so friendly and calming.

  • MilsoPT
    MilsoPT 12 days ago

    she sound young o.o (no offense)

  • Trainz and Planes
    Trainz and Planes 12 days ago

    Her voice is very nice.

  • Toaster Spoon
    Toaster Spoon 13 days ago

    their mochi is fresh and the softest I've ever had.
    Butter mochi is amazing!

  • 1000 subscribers without any Videos challenge

    I love hawaiian mochi

  • Dylan Cablayans
    Dylan Cablayans 14 days ago +1

    Represent 808 🤪💯🖤

  • MATTHEW FISHER
    MATTHEW FISHER 14 days ago

    Cochi

  • Louise Kim
    Louise Kim 16 days ago

    I love her voice.
    It's so nice and sweet like mochi.😍

  • Lanz Edaño
    Lanz Edaño 17 days ago

    Is it only me that hawaiians looks like filipinos

  • Hazard!
    Hazard! 17 days ago

    Ice cream mochi 👌

  • K High
    K High 19 days ago

    Noooo. I'm on Oahu and we aren't going to the other islands and I really wanted to try this 😢

  • NSLAS Shore
    NSLAS Shore 21 day ago

    What a great story. Hope to visit Hilo HAWAII and stop by two ladies kitchen..We moved away from Hawaii in the early 2000’s, hope to return some day..thank you for sharing your story.

  • Alpha
    Alpha 23 days ago

    Never say no to suggestions make me a teeth mochi now

  • sheby bee
    sheby bee Month ago

    I loveeee MOCHIII !😍

  • My names Jeff
    My names Jeff Month ago

    I have never went to Hawaii but I wish I did

  • an sanity
    an sanity Month ago +1

    Her voice sounds so young! I thought it was a late 20s or early 30s person speaking...

  • meanie ph
    meanie ph Month ago

    I love mochi and this video is amazing

  • Lois Loves Cheese
    Lois Loves Cheese Month ago

    ya i wish i could

  • Queen KGR
    Queen KGR Month ago

    Love her 😩😍

  • Zayden Richard
    Zayden Richard Month ago

    it only snows on the island of Hawaii.😪

  • Cheeto Dust
    Cheeto Dust Month ago

    Wow... That's genuinely amazing. She better be payed well for that.

  • Valerie Garcia
    Valerie Garcia Month ago

    Im addicted to mochi

  • Jessie PND
    Jessie PND Month ago

    I LOVE MOCHI ❤😀🍡

  • zz buzzy
    zz buzzy Month ago

    Never thought that mochi can be your calling, nothing is really impossible.

  • Genesis Apodaca
    Genesis Apodaca Month ago

    Mochi love ❤ mucho means "a lot" and it sounds like mochi so "mochi love" means "a lot of love" 😂😂😂😂😂 im bored😂

  • Regina Plana
    Regina Plana Month ago

    Im a filipino
    I LUV MOCHI!!

  • KERMIT THE FROG
    KERMIT THE FROG Month ago

    I call my cousin Mochi

  • Brina Mendoza
    Brina Mendoza Month ago

    Her parents are so cute

  • Kai Minamoto
    Kai Minamoto Month ago

    美味しそうだ❗

  • Cry Celestial
    Cry Celestial Month ago

    She’s never said no to a suggestion? Make pizza mochi

  • Olivia Fox
    Olivia Fox Month ago

    The store of my dreams♥️

  • bri l
    bri l Month ago

    I love beautiful mini docs like this almost as much as I love mochi !!

  • Kecia Valentins
    Kecia Valentins Month ago

    It’s looks really good but i dont like it😂😩❤️

  • diggity dang
    diggity dang Month ago

    always a good time when get two ladies kitchen mochi and pastry bring from hilo, tanks aunty for the grindz 💞🤙🏽

  • Sarah N.
    Sarah N. Month ago

    i love mochi

  • zainab kay
    zainab kay Month ago

    THIS IS SO CUTE OH MY

  • Dick Head
    Dick Head Month ago +1

    I’m a simple person
    I READ mochi, I click.

  • Alysa P
    Alysa P Month ago

    Amazing. Cant believe I will be touched with a mochi story

  • Kama Ortiz
    Kama Ortiz Month ago

    Mochi bebe! Ugh..I'm so hungry now

  • Mary Austin Collera

    As a Filipino, I would LOVE to visit Hawaii some day. Both countries are like extensions of the other and I feel so happy with the way both regard each other, as if we were all one race.
    Pacific islanders unite✊✊❤️❤️❤️

  • Morgan Wheeler
    Morgan Wheeler Month ago

    Grew up eating these! Hands down the best in the state!

  • Bonnita You
    Bonnita You Month ago

    So sweet

  • Min Dash
    Min Dash Month ago

    Mochi is life😋

  • Stacy Guerrero
    Stacy Guerrero Month ago

    Idk why but this makes me happy

  • k t
    k t Month ago

    Never had mochi, I've always wanted to try it tho

  • Soundara Phaothai
    Soundara Phaothai Month ago

    How absolutely adorable are her parents! 😍😍😍

  • lolo O
    lolo O Month ago

    The only mochi I like is my wifes boobies mochi

  • Kookie Girl
    Kookie Girl Month ago

    WHERE ARE ARMY ???????!??!!!??

  • Ellie Joanna
    Ellie Joanna Month ago

    In China and phils we have this but inside is peanuts and sugar. It’s called massei here :)

  • Terence Estores
    Terence Estores Month ago

    Everything from Hawaii taste fucking good.💯

  • Larissa Guzman
    Larissa Guzman Month ago

    Mochi smacks

  • Larissa Guzman
    Larissa Guzman Month ago

    Mochi smacks

  • Angels Of 11
    Angels Of 11 Month ago

    And the Portuguese who introduced the sweet bread aka Hawaiian sweet bread, and the Ukulele. Hundreds of Portuguese immigrants worked on sugar plantations and in canneries.

  • Debby M.
    Debby M. Month ago +1

    I would literally fly over there to get that mochi💕

  • Dr Penguin
    Dr Penguin Month ago +1

    I live in Hilo :D


    And i literally went there yesterday :P

  • Lacaz 16
    Lacaz 16 Month ago

    I love Mochi!

  • Addicted to Anime and BTS

    I never tried Mochi but I want to so bad 😩✊

  • koomoo
    koomoo Month ago

    i cried

  • Jessie Girls
    Jessie Girls Month ago

    The video is so delicious and have sotrue history behind why so many dislike😥😥

  • Melisa Duman
    Melisa Duman Month ago

    In germany we have nothing but nazis😒😒😒😒😒

  • DON'T MIND ME
    DON'T MIND ME Month ago

    Her voice 😍 😍😍😍😍

  • Jyona Roy Biswas
    Jyona Roy Biswas Month ago

    Jimin🤣💜

  • Dodger 808
    Dodger 808 Month ago +1

    HAWAII PRIDE ANYONE ELSE

  • Courtney Burton
    Courtney Burton Month ago

    She made a beautiful dream come true

  • Kate G
    Kate G Month ago

    I'd love to go there and try it.

  • Octavios Reaves
    Octavios Reaves Month ago

    Where can i buy this???

  • 100000 subs without video challenge

    who wants a cake?
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    cost=1 like..

  • John Sun
    John Sun Month ago

    Katakuri want to know your location

  • Pastel Dino
    Pastel Dino Month ago

    It looks so tasty!!! (≧∀≦)

  • kpop dorothy
    kpop dorothy Month ago

    i live there and i went there once and the shop was very small but the mochi is so delicious. you should try it. i usually get butter mochi because of allergies. :p

  • Cody Shi
    Cody Shi Month ago +3

    Nice impressive, I want to try some.

  • bilbo
    bilbo Month ago

    I would be A Millionaire for how much time they said “Mochi” still loved the video!

  • Ciara Dempsey
    Ciara Dempsey Month ago

    😂😂 I thought they were tasting Jimin from BTS 😂😂

  • Gabriela Sanchez
    Gabriela Sanchez Month ago

    looks good omg

  • Ксения Рязанцева

    Hawaii lot of fruits one climate meridian get one food cook stay at bisness family to work do it smart worker connect all over country!

  • Jgeneration Slimes
    Jgeneration Slimes Month ago

    🤤🤤🤤🤤

  • LittleBROWNGIRL #IM A LIZA FAN

    I love mochi it is so good

  • Nisrina Khairunnisa

    Always love seeing people with their passion ♡

  • Bel Guarte
    Bel Guarte Month ago

    😍😍😍😍😍

  • florence
    florence Month ago

    all we need is mochi
    mochi = love

  • Jonelle Lee
    Jonelle Lee Month ago

    Gotta love the classic ono butta mochi tho! 💛

  • Tamara Dean
    Tamara Dean Month ago

    Mochi is love mochi is life 😍😍

  • 4DKimTaehyung or jack

    JIMIN Mochi lol.

  • ShapeShifterKibayo
    ShapeShifterKibayo Month ago

    Tamako Market Live episode 1

  • Cassandra Arknet
    Cassandra Arknet Month ago

    Uchida = Uchiha... see the connection 😉

  • Alissa Ayee
    Alissa Ayee Month ago

    I’d buy so many Mochi from her😭💕

  • Bob Ross
    Bob Ross Month ago

    She looks filipino

  • BTS super_army
    BTS super_army Month ago

    Great now I'm hungry 😂😂😂

  • Nani Sunami
    Nani Sunami Month ago

    Hawai’i

  • Ashley River
    Ashley River Month ago +3

    Omg I want to taste so bad !!

  • valeria p
    valeria p Month ago

    I must go there

  • Moon Bonamour
    Moon Bonamour Month ago

    Mochi is life.

  • that's not my name
    that's not my name Month ago

    😍😍😬😍

  • doyoung
    doyoung Month ago

    uwu they’re so cute

  • ChimChim _fan
    ChimChim _fan Month ago +4

    I just saw jimin's freinds😂😂

  • JAEMILK 127
    JAEMILK 127 Month ago +1

    i never tasted it before :(

  • ISLAM is Satan's masterpiece - est satanique

    Hawaï is so beautiful !
    Greetings from your brother in Indonesia. 🌺