The king will live forever in Honolulu
A life-sized statue of Elvis Presley has been unveiled in Hawaii at site of his famous 1973 concert.
The King performed at the Neal Blaisdell Center, for a TV special ‘Aloha From Hawaii’. The show was one of the first major concerts to be broadcast on television globally via satellite.
More than a billion people watched the landmark event, one of three shows that Elvis performed in Hawaii throughout his career.
Mayor of Honolulu Mufi Hannemann said at the ceremony “He was not a native son of our land, , but we adopted him as our own”
The bronze statue was a gift from TV Land.
–By our New York staff.