Hawai’i was Mickey Rooney’s ‘heaven on earth’


News reports say American film legend Mickey Rooney has died at 93. He was part of a film generation before my time, but he adored Hawai’i – and even wrote about it for The Telegraph newspaper. He wrote:

I’m not as young as I used to be, obviously, and nowadays the purpose of my visit is just to relax, stroll along the beach and watch the sunset – Hawaii is blessed with the most magnificent sunsets. But you know what? I might have been married for 37 years but Hawaii still seems to put a bit of extra romance back into our lives even after all these years. You can’t say that about many places, can you?

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