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  • In an obituary for a man who died at age 86, the Wall Street Journal wrote, "When a lei-draped Elvis Presley posed for the cover of the soundtrack to" Blue Hawaii, "he sported a red aloha shirt from the man who made the garment world-famous, Alfred Shaheen."

    Boundless Line

  • You don't want to give anyone ammunition, even if said ammunition might be wearing a sequen jump suit and can quote Blue Hawaii in its entirety.

    Joel Dovev: The 10 Plagues Of Divorce

  • A rumor that Elvis had lived briefly in Lionberg's mansion in 1968, when he was here making _Blue Hawaii_, brought out the gawkers.

    Beard

  • He is deciding that he should start that pattern over with a skein of Blue Hawaii rather than Belladonna.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Elvis Presley had made several movies before he signed with Wallis, but -- for better or for worse -- it was Wallis, in Blue Hawaii, who came up with the Elvis Formula that would turn him into a dependable moneymaker.

    The Strange Love of Hal B. Wallis

  • You reference Blue Hawaii in regards to Wallis's Elvis series, but in fact Wallis was responsible for the early and highly credible Elvis vehicles King Creole and the "autobiographical" Loving You.

    The Strange Love of Hal B. Wallis

  • Rockabilly hits the surf in a ditty from 1961's Blue Hawaii.

    Toronto Sun

  • Special guest Darlene Tompkins, who co-starred with Elvis in the classic movie hit, Blue Hawaii, will greet fans and sign autographs during opening weekend festivities at Graceland.

    MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

  • It's rain forests and waterfalls - along with secluded beaches make the island a favorite for Hollywood film crews, including Jurassic Park and Blue Hawaii.

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  • Larry Rivera will still have his weddings; on Elvis Presley's birthday, Larry can recreate Elvis in Blue Hawaii coming down the lagoon in a canoe.

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