The dancers themselves often make their own costumes. This takes a lot of time because in many cases, new costumes are made for each performance from natural fibres, flowers, and leaves. Here are a few examples of dancers preparing head dresses for evening performances in Huahine and Raiatea.
|Fitii dancer holding one of her head dress creations|
|Men make their own costumes.|
|Taputapuatea - preparing centerpieces for Heiva feast|