While Elvis was on location in Hawaii filming Paradise Hawaiian Style Elvis - Visiting The U.S.S. Arizona Memorial, August 1965 Elvis did not want reporters around because he did not want it to look like some sort of publicity stunt.
March 25, 1961: Elvis performed at the Bloch Arena, Honolulu, and the show contributed to over $62,000 toward a memorial building for the USS Arizona sailors. This became Elvis’ last live show for the next eight years. Read More: https://plus.google.com/109186664837938739405/posts
Press Conference, Minnie Pearl, Sonny West, Joe Esposito and Elvis. USS Arizona Memorial Benefit
Elvis Presley 1961 benefit concert for USS Arizona memorial | Elvis arrives in Hawaii on March 25, 1961, for his benefit concert for the USS Arizona Memorial. (Used by permission, Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2FRZa1aBsc&index=3&list=PLYbGizd1pgPib0XNSjuFoages-pP_BO4I Gates of Graceland - Elvis' USS Arizona Memorial Benefit Concert | "In March 1961, Elvis Presley performed at a benefit concert for the USS Arizona memorial in Hawaii. See artifacts from this performance and learn more about how the show came about in this episode of Gates of Graceland."