November 20, 1972

Elvis gave a press conference at the Hawaiian Village Hotel to announce the satellite show once again. The date was set on the morning of January 14, 1973, with a concert dress rehearsal for a live audience the night before. Since the Las Vegas press conference it had been turned into a charity concert at the instigation of Honolulu advertiser columnist Eddie Sherman, who suggested that it should benefit the Kui Lee Cancer Fund. Elvis mad the first contribution with a $1,000 check.

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