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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Elvis, Godzilla and the Hilton Hawaiian Village

Besides being Elvis Presley's preferred Waikiki hotel, the Hilton Hawaiian Village was also featured in the Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures 2014 feature, Godzilla. So one can say that the hotel attracted kings: the King of Rock 'N Roll and the King of the Monsters.

Here's a screen shot from Godzilla showing the Hilton Hawaiian Village's Rainbow Tower the next day after the first meeting of Godzilla and M.U.T.O.:



Here is the crowd waiting for Elvis Presley's arrival in 1973 for his "Aloha From Hawaii" special with the Rainbow Tower in the background:



Here's a shot of the Rainbow Tower behind the Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon that I took last May:


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