In Iwaki, Fukushima-ken, there is a resort and theme park called Hawaiians ハワイアンズ. The story of this resort gave the idea of the film "Hula Girl" フラガール 2006, which received several awards in Japan. The Tohoku earthquake of 2011 damaged the area. And the hula girls performed in various places in Japan, to help reopen it after one year.
Hula dance is always performed with a smile. It was so interesting to watch them dancing. It was just a one-day performance in the streets of Kobe Harborland, a very rare event. The dancers seemed to be all of Hawaiian origin.
And later on, somewhere else: