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Insiders Artifact: Mason Lines Steamboat Detailed Receipt

April 13, 2012

Hawaii was very important to Elvis both as a place to perform and as his own personal vacation destination. It was where scenes for three of his movies were filmed, several of his concerts were performed and where he went to relax with friends and family. Elvis’ first visit to Hawaii was in November of 1957 where he performed three times. Two were held at Honolulu Stadium and another for service personnel and their families at Schofield Barracks. During this visit, he and his entourage stayed in suites at the top of the Hilton Hawaiian Village and traveled by a Mason Lines boat to and from the Islands. This week's Insiders artifact is the passenger service bill for all of his charges on the boat ride to Hawaii.

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