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Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)

Approved | | Musical, Comedy | 15 June 1966 (USA)
Rick Richards is a helicopter pilot who wants to set up a charter flying service in Hawaii -- along the way he makes some friends, including a young Hawaiian girl and her father, romances Judy Hudson, and sings a few songs.

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Cast

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Judy Hudson
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Danny Kohana
Donna Butterworth ...
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Pua
Linda Wong ...
Lehua Kawena
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Joanna
Jan Shepard ...
Betty Kohana
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Mr. Belden
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Mr. Cubberson
Doris Packer ...
Mrs. Barrington
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Andy Lowell
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Moki Kaimana
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Mrs. Belden
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Storyline

Rick Richards is a helicopter pilot who wants to set up a charter flying service in Hawaii -- along the way he makes some friends, including a young Hawaiian girl and her father, romances Judy Hudson, and sings a few songs. Written by Michael C. Berch <mcb@postmodern.com>

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Elvis living it up in the most beautiful paradise on earth! See more »

Genres:

Musical | Comedy

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

15 June 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hawaii, USA  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$2,500,000
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

40th best grossing film in USA of 1966. See more »

Goofs

When Elvis is piloting the helicopter, interior shots show the woman and the dogs blocking his view and hampering the flight. In the same scene with the helicopter coming toward the camera, it's easy to see the pilot is alone. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Rick Richards: You scratch my back, and I'll scratch yours.
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Connections

Referenced in Full House: Tanner's Island (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

House of Sand
Written by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum, Florence Kaye
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Beautiful Hawaii
9 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

I have never commented on Elvis Presley although I like his musical style now more than ever compared to the loud hysterical noise we have today. I saw this movie yesterday on AMC TV and by golly it was a good entertaining movie, songs were good, the thin story line was decent, and the Hawaii scenery beautiful and gorgeous; what a backdrop for any musical! Elvis was the only famous character in it, but it was so enjoyable, I could see it again! I thought Elvis was good also in that movie "Love Me Tender", but all the others were just so-so.


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