So what is mochi? It's a popular local rice cracker snack in Hawaii and comes in a variety of flavors, textures, colors, and sweetness/saltiness. Here is a link to see some of the varieties.
On another note, a blog buddy of mine, Mauro from Portugal, has started a new blog in which he is requesting a picture of your city which he will post on his blog and give you a link back to the blog of your choice. The name is My City Picture.