Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966) - Rotten Tomatoes

Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)





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Elvis goes Hawaiian for the second time in this tuneful romantic adventure. He plays an irresponsible pilot who, with a partner, struggles to set up a charter helicopter business. When not toiling at that, the King is wooing island beauties and singing.
Classics , Comedy , Musical & Performing Arts , Romance
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Paramount Pictures

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Elvis Presley
as Rick Richards
Suzanna Leigh
as Judy Hudson
James Shigeta
as Danny Kohana
Donna Butterworth
as Jan Kohana
Linda Wong
as Lehua
Julie Parrish
as Joanna
Jan Shepard
as Betty Kohana
John Doucette
as Donald Belden
Philip Ahn
as Moki
Grady Sutton
as Mr. Cubberson
Don Collier
as Andy Lowell
Doris Packer
as Mrs. Barrington
Mary Treen
as Mrs. Belden
Gigi Verone
as Peggy Holdren
Shanon Hale
as Blonde Applicant
Lloyd Kino
as Native Dancer
China Lee
as Next Girl
Miko Mayama
as Bit Girl
Ann Morell
as First Girl
Edy Williams
as Dancer
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Critic Reviews for Paradise, Hawaiian Style

All Critics (1)

A cookie cutter creation, churned out for an existing fan base and little else.

Full Review… | October 25, 2003
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Audience Reviews for Paradise, Hawaiian Style


One of the more watchable ones-- beautiful setting, wonderfully shot, great helicopter stunts, actual diversity with no casual racism and Elvis mackin' on every single girl in Hawaii. If only they cut the kid songs and maybe pumped up the plot a bit this coulda been a full three stars.

Jenna Ipcar
Jenna Ipcar

As a travelogue it's very pretty but as a decent movie it's a pretty empty exercise. But hey look there's Mr. Takagi from Die Hard as Elvis' business partner!

jay nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

Sometimes it was a little cheesey for me, and I like musicals, but they just seemed to be bursting into song for no apparent reason. The little girl was really cute, but I think they should have gone with the story line of the secretary a little further, because I like tom boys who still know how to everything that the guys do.

Sarah Helwig
Sarah Helwig

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