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"Aloha from Hawaii" 40th Anniversary Screening Featured on KHON2.com

January 15, 2013


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Forty years ago to the day, Elvis fans flocked to the Neal S. Blaisdell Center for the "Aloha from Hawaii" 40th Anniversary Screening. In a news story by KHON2.com, fans can see the first glimpse inside the 40th anniversary celebration.

The anniversary screening featured re-mastered video projected on multiple screens, recreating the thrill of being at the original concert. Priscilla Presley also recorded a special message to fans for the screening.

"This beautiful state has always been an important place for our family," said Priscilla Presley. "It is here where scenes of three of his movies, and several of his concerts - most importantly where we as a family have, and still do, come to relax."

Hawaiian Governor Neil Abercrombie declared January 14, 2013, as "Elvis, Aloha from Hawai'i via Satellite Day." Fans can check out the complete proclamation by clicking here.

Stay tuned to Elvis.com for a complete recap and photo gallery of the 40th Anniversary Celebration of "Aloha From Hawaii." Want to learn more about the king's legacy? Plan a rock 'n' roll pilgrimage to his home with our free online trip planner.