The 40th anniversary of Elvis Presley's satellite concert from Honolulu offers a reminder of his love for the isles
~~<p>It was big. It was unprecedented. It was Elvis.</p>
It was big. It was unprecedented. It was Elvis.
Elvis Presley, known worldwide as "The King," would perform in a concert that would be broadcast "live via satellite" from Hawaii to more than 40 countries. At a time when a long-distance telephone call was still a big deal, broadcasting anything "live via satellite" — let alone a full-length concert — was the stuff of science fiction. Login for more...