George Harrison photographed by Brian Roylance in Hawaii; photo © Genesis Publications, courtesy GeorgeHarrison.com.
“George loved the tropics and was always happiest there.” - Olivia Harrison in her introduction to the 2002 edition of I Me Mine [x]
“[H]e always loved the tropics. He was a pretty troppo guy.” - Dhani Harrison, Guitar World, January 2003
“[To locals in Hawaii, George] Harrison [was known] simply as Keoki.” - The Honolulu Advertiser, 1 December 2001 [x]
“‘Gone troppo’ is an Australian expression for someone gone a bit peculiar and, at that period of time, I had gone troppo. I just liked gardening and planting palm trees.” - George Harrison [x]
“The couple spent much time in Hawaii, but when she’s asked about favorite memories or locales in the islands, [Olivia Harrison] demurs. 'I’m sorry, I can’t talk about Hawaii. It’s too…’ Her voice trails off before she can fill in the missing word.” - “Here now, she lives for George” by Randy Newman, Los Angeles Times, 9 March 2005 [x]