On March 10, 2012, Kumu Hula (master hula teacher) Kehau Chrisman returned
to the annual Arizona Aloha Festival in Tempe, Arizona with her dance group
Halau Hula Napuaokalei'ilima to perform for their seventh consecutive year.
The halau imported four-thousand plumeria flowers from Hawaii to make leis
for all the dancers. On Friday evening, March 9, the members of the
halau gathered in Phoenix to string the leis. Then on Saturday they
danced for 40 minutes on the Mountain Stage in the Tempe Lake Park.
Here is a 10-minute video of their lei-making and dancing.
video has a high resolution. To watch without buffering, click the
arrow and then click the pause button. Allow the video to download
a minute or so.