Elvis statue unveiled in Hawaii

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.

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