Are you a music aficionado with dreams of visiting Hawaii? People from all across the world associate Hawaii with its lush flora, dazzling blue oceans, and many waterfalls. Hawaii native Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwo`ole represents popular conceptions of Hawaiian music. Hawaii’s musical history is hardly confined to IZ’s dulcet tones and soothing ukulele, however.
In fact, tourists may be surprised to learn that the King of Rock n’ Roll himself loved Hawaii; Elvis performed many live concerts and even filmed three movies there (including the iconic Blue Hawaii). What is the history of Elvis Presley and Hawaii, and how do many continue to honor Presley’s affection for the islands today?
Elvis Chooses Hawaii for the First Ever Internationally Televised Concert
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