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Aloha Paradise is an ABC network sitcom, created by Tom Greene and executively produced by Aaron Spelling & Douglas S. Cramer, starring Debbie Reynolds.

The show first premiered on February 25, 1981. It was largely panned by critics who compared it to The Love Boat and after 8 episodes, it was cancelled on April 22, 1981 due to low ratings.


"Aloha Paradise" follows the lives of the staff and guests at The Paradise Village resort, located on the coast of Kona, Hawaii.

Debbie Reynolds portrayed Sydney Chase, Paradise Village's manager and Bill Daily portrayed the resort's assistant manager Curtis Shea.

Other staff members included Fran (Pat Klous), the resort's social director, Mokihama as bartender Evelyn Pahinui, and Stephen Shortridge as lifeguard Richard Bean.

Each episode tells three or four stories about people either in love, out of love or looking for love.


  • Debbie Reynolds as Sydney Chase
  • Bill Daily as Curtis Shea
  • Pat Klous as Fran Linhart
  • Mokihana as Evelyn Pahinui
  • Stephen Shortridge as Richard Bean
  • Charles Fleischer as Everett