July 28, 2007
Honolulu Honors The King
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A life-sized, 1,100-pound bronze sculpture of Elvis Presley was unveiled today on the grounds of the Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. The 6'2" music icon is depicted atop a pedestal, commemorating his 1973 "Aloha from Hawaii" concert. It was a major television milestone, broadcast live, globally, to over a billion people in over 30 countries. The statue was donated by TV Land.

Music is "Bite Your Nose" by Burnshee Thornside.

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