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Highlights from the entertainment career of Danny Kaleikini

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STAR-ADVERTISER / 1955

Pictured is tenor soloist Danny Kaleikini who will sing "Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair" at the 15th annual Spring concert by the Roosevelt acapella choir.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / OCT. 23, 1969

Danny Kaleikini is pictured.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / DEC. 15, 1970

Danny Kaleikini is pictured.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / 1979

Pictured is Danny Kaleikini performing in 1979.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / 1994

Danny Kaleikini receives a proclamation from Honolulu Mayor Jeremy Harris making Kaleikini mayor for a day.
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COURTESY PHOTO / 1999

Danny Kaleikini is pictured.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / JAN. 14, 1971

Danny Kaleikini is pictured looking at clothing.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / JAN. 14, 1971

Danny Kaleikini is pictured looking at clothing.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / OCT. 18, 1971

Danny Kaleikini stars the Aloha Week show at Rockefeller Center in New York. Appearing with his troupe in the windy, 23-degree weather, Danny ran through a welcoming speech, "Little Brown Gal" and a couple of other numbers for the assembled cameras in 90 seconds flat, and then it was back into overcoats for all.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / APRIL 13, 1971

The Royal Hawaiian and the Hilton Hawaiian Village, which formerly had Hawaiian productions, dropped Danny Kaleikini and were groping for new acts and ideas. For the most part, the attempts were unsuccessful.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / MARCH 21, 1972

Danny Kaleikini is pictured.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / MARCH 26, 1972

Danny Kaleikini performs on stage.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / APRIL 28, 1972

Danny Kaleikini looks at a comic of himself.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / MAY 14, 1972

Danny Kaleikini reviews "Danny" book.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / MAY 15, 1972

Danny Kaleikini performs at the Waikiki Improvement Association Benefit.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / AUG. 22, 1973

Aloha Week president Clarence Gonsalves, left, discusses plans for a special program with Bud Dant and Danny Kaleikini.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / SEPT. 25, 1973

Vera Wescoat, left, and Marge Diffenderfer look over the afternoon's program with Danny Kaleikini. The ladies have been attending "Hawaii Calls" performances regularly for more than 12 years.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / JUNE 1, 1974

Danny Kaleikini on stage for "Hawaii Calls."
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STAR-ADVERTISER / AUG. 5, 1974

Danny Kaleikini sings tunes.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / AUG. 13, 1974

Danny Kaleikini embraces tutu.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / FEB. 9, 1975

Danny Kaleikini, center, enjoys breakfast with with Keikilani, Jackie and Dan-Jacques.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / FEB. 9, 1975

Danny Kaleikini takes a nap before a performance.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / SEPT. 4, 1975

Danny Kaleikini performs on stage.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / OCT. 17, 1975

Danny Kaleikini, Melveen Leed and Joseph Recca sing during a practice take of a number in TV's new "In Hawaii."
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STAR-ADVERTISER / FEB. 10, 1980

Danny Kalekini and the Makaha Sons of Niihau.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / AUG. 25, 1980

Danny Kaleikini performs for a crowd at the Marine Corps Base of Hawaii.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / JUNE 11, 1981

Danny Kaleikini sings for a crowd inside the church. The performers donated their time to perform to make the luau a memorable moment for those who attended.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / APRIL 26, 1982

Danny Kaleikini performs.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / 1983

Danny Kaleikini is seen in the center with two unidentified individuals during an Aloha United Way fundraiser.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / JULY 21, 1986

Danny Kaleikini performs at the Kahala.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / JAN. 18, 1987

Danny Kaleikini sings as Jackie Tuteur dances at the Hala Terrace.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / FEB. 4, 1987

Danny Kaleikini poses for a portrait.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / MARCH 28, 1987

Danny Kaleikini embeds his handprints on the celebrity sidewalk at Waikiki's King's Village, joining other celebrities previously honored by the Variety Club, including Jim Nabors, Don Ho, Carole Kai and Sid Fernandez.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / JULY 6, 1988

Danny Kaleikini performs on stage.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / APRIL 29, 1989

Danny Kaleikini begins his 21st season.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / MAY 20, 1991

Danny Kaleikini, left, Alfred Preis and Masaru Yokouchi congratulate each other after receiving their honorary degrees from the University of Hawaii.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / 1992

Danny Kaleikini gives Kahu Abraham Akaka a hug at his 75th birthday celebration.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / APRIL 27, 1994

Frank F. Fasi, right, introduces his party candidate running mate Danny Kaleikini during a press conference.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / 2001

Danny Kaleikini is pictured performing.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / DEC. 23, 1997

Dedicating the new Uniden office is Gov. Ben Cayetano, Japanese Counsulate General Kichishiro Amae, Uniden's Hidero Fujimoto, Uniden's president Mr. Sato and Danny Kaleikini.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / MAY 2007

Carole Kai and Danny Kaleikini at Kahaluu.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / 2007

During the 35th Retired & Senior Volunteer Program Luncheon, state Sen. Norman Sakamoto (left) and Danny Kaleikini give each other a hug.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / JUNE 16, 2012

Danny Kaleikini sings the National Anthem at Palm Circle before the Polo Paina commenced.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / JAN. 16, 2013

Danny KaleIkini plays the nose flute to start the opening ceremonies of the state Legislature at the state Capitol.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / MAY 2015

Danny Kaleikini performs at a concert as Waikiki Beachboys were remembered and honored at a May Day Waikiki: Waikiki Beachboys - Memories - Music celebration on the beach fronting the Outrigger Waikiki and the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / 2018

Danny Kaleikini is pictured singing with Marlene Sai during Kupuna Power Day held at the state Capitol rotunda.
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STAR-ADVERTISER / MAY 2015

Danny Kaleikini and Cathy Foy perform the Hawaiian Wedding Song at a concert as Waikiki Beachboys were remembered and honored at a May Day Waikiki: Waikiki Beachboys - Memories - Music celebration on the beach fronting the Outrigger Waikiki and the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.

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