Directed by Michael D. Moore 
Produced by Hal B. Wallis 
Screenplay by Allan Weiss and Anthony Lawrence
Story by Allan Weiss 
Music by Joseph J. Lilley 
Cinematography W. Wallace Kelley 
Editing by Warren Low 
Studio Paramount Pictures
Hal Wallis Productions
Distributed by Paramount Pictures 
Release date(s) June 9, 1966
Running time 91 minutes 
Country United States 
Language English 
Budget $2,000,000 
Box office $2,500,000

SYNOPSIS:

Rick Richards returns to his home in Hawaii after being fired from his job as an airline pilot. He and his buddy Danny Kohana go into the helicopter charter business together. But Rick's reckless flying and his careless negotiations with local women may cost Rick the business and Danny his home.

Disaster looms as Danny becomes overdue on a flight after Rick has been grounded by government officials. Rick must decide if he should risk losing his license forever by going to look for his friend.


CAST:


Elvis Presley as Rick Richards
Suzanna Leigh as Judy Hudson
James Shigeta as Danny Kohana
Philip Ahn as Moki Kaimana
Donna Butterworth as Jan Kohana
Marianna Hill as Lani Kaimana
Irene Tsu as Pua
Linda Wong as Lehua Kawena
Julie Parrish as Joanna

SONGS:

Paradise, Hawaiian Style
Written by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum & Florence Kaye
Performed by Elvis Presley

Scratch My Back (Then I'll Scratch Yours)
Written by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum & Florence Kaye
Performed by Elvis Presley & Marianna Hill

Stop Where You Are
Written by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum & Florence Kaye
Performed by Elvis Presley

This Is My Heaven
Written by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum & Florence Kaye
Performed by Elvis Presley

House of Sand
Written by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum, Florence Kaye
Performed by Elvis Presley

Queen Wahine's Papaya
Written by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum, Florence Kaye
Performed by Elvis Presley

Datin'
Written by Fred Wise, Randy Starr
Performed by Elvis Presley

Drums of the Islands
Written by Sid Tepper & Roy C. Bennett
Performed by Elvis Presley

A Dog's Life
Written by Sid Wayne & Ben Weisman
Performed by Elvis Presley

Sand Castles
Written by Herb Goldberg, David Hess
Performed by Elvis Presley

Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home
Written by Hughie Cannon
Performed by Donna Butterworth

Paradise, Hawaiian Style is a 1966 musical comedy film starring Elvis Presley. It was the third and final motion picture that Presley filmed in Hawaii. The film reached #40 on the Variety weekly box office chart, earning $2.5 million in theaters.