January 14, 2013
During a special reception held at the Washington Place in Hawaii, Hawaiian governor Neil Abercrombie joined Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. CEO Jack Soden to honor the 40th anniversary of "Aloha From Hawaii." Photo provided by Shane Tegarden.
“Aloha from Hawaii” was broadcast live via satellite 40 years ago today, on January 14, 1973. It is regarded as the most watched broadcast by an individual entertainer in television history. Fans have gathered from around the world to see new footage presented in the enhance screening of the legendary performances. The original show has been edited to create a new experience that will replicate being there 40 years ago. Included will be rarely-seen footage and audio that are combined with footage of Elvis on stage.
Tickets to the screening are $35 and available through Ticketmaster retailers and on line at Ticketmaster.com
, in addition to the Blaisdell box office.