Mehndi or Henna parties are an integral part of the traditional hindu wedding. It is an occasion to mingle, sing and dance.
Hands and feet with the henna (mehndi) applied
Intricate designs for the bride and less intricate ones for the friends and relatives are part of the tradition.
Beautiful hands in Honolulu, after Henna (Mehndi) is removed
There are Henna artistes on all islands, Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, and the Big Island