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Of 27 movies, Elvis Presley made 3 in the islands

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    Ralph "Hana" Hanalei, billed in the "Blue Hawaii" credits as Tiki Hanalei, at far left, had a major supporting role as a beachboy along with Frank Atienza, Lani Kai and Jose De Vega.
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    "Paradise, Hawaiian Style" was shot at the Polynesian Cultural Center.
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    Ginny Tiu today.
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    Ginny Tiu, right, then age eight, with Elvis Presley and her sister Elizabeth Tiu. The Tiu sisters had a big scene with Presley singing a faux-Chinese song, "Earth Boy" in the 1962 film "Girls! Girls! Girls!"
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    Ralph "Hana" Hanalei today.

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