Approved | | Comedy, Musical
Rick Richards is a helicopter pilot who wants to set up a charter flying service in Hawaii -- along the way he makes some friends, including a young Hawaiian girl and her father, romances Judy Hudson, and sings a few songs.
In agreeing to do this film, Elvis' manager Colonel Tom Parker was hoping to replicate the success of Presley's all-time biggest box office hit, 1961's Blue Hawaii.
You scratch my back, and I'll scratch yours.
When Rick, Lani, and Jan fly the helicopter over Waimea Canyon on Kauai and land on a beach to swim, the beach is actually on O'ahu not Kauai. The hat shaped island near the beach is Mokoli'i near Kaneohe Bay on O'ahu.