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1872
The first published Hawaiian sheet music began to appear around the 1870s.

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HE MELE LAHUI HAVAI
Words & Music:
Lilia K. Dominis
Artist: R. W. Andrews
H. M. Whitney,
Honolulu, Hawaii

1874
King Kalakaua visited San Francisco in 1874, and a number of songs were released to celebrate his visit, including HAWAII PONOI, composed by the King with lyrics by Henry Berger.
  Local San Franciscan composer Louis Boedecker dedicated his KALAKAUA MARCH to the King as well.

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FAREWELL TO HAWAII NEI
Composers:
Ohelo & Henry Berger

M. Gray,
San Francisco, California
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HAWAII PONOI:
Hymn of Kamehameha I

Words: King Kalakaua
Music: Henry Berger
M. Gray,
San Francisco, California
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KALAKAUA MARCH
Composer: Louis Bödecker

M. Gray,
San Francisco, California

1878
The PEARL OF THE TROPICS, a waltz, is released by Edgar H. Sherwood.

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PEARL OF THE TROPICS
Composed by:
Edgar H. Sherwood
William A. Pond,
New York, New York

1881
The LIFE IN THE TROPICS, a waltz, is released by A.E. Warren.

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LIFE IN THE TROPICS
Composed by:
A. E. Warren
Spear & Dehnhoff,
New York, New York

1884
Henry Berger published a series of Hawaiian songs under the title of MELE HAWAII.

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MELE HAWAII
Composed by:
Henry Berger
The Hawaiian News Company,
Honolulu, Hawaii

1885
KA LEI MAILE (The Wreath of Maile) was written by the Reverend Isaac Goodell in 1885.

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KA LEI MAILE:
The Wreath of Maile

Words & Music:
Rev. Isaac Goodell
Honokai, Hawaii

1886
The KAWAU MARCH was dedicated to the 74th anniversary of the birthday of Sir George Grey.

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KAWAU MARCH
Composed by:
Alfred Pooley
Wilsons & Horton,
Auckland, New Zealand

1890
ALOHA OE was written in 1878 by Princess Liliuokalani, and is probably the most published title of Hawaiian music. Liliuokalani would become the Queen in 1891.

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ALOHA OE
Composed by:
Princess Liliuokalani
The Pacific Music Co.,
San Francisco, California

1894
QUEEN LILY OUKI-OUK-ALANI was released this year.

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QUEEN LILIUOKALANI
Words & Music:
Henry Berger
The Hawaiian News Co.,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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QUEEN LILY OUKI-OUK-ALANI
Words & Music:
J. Adler
Ralph Adler,
New York, New York

1895
KUU PUA I PAOAKALANI was written by Queen Liliuokalani during her imprisonment in the Iolani Palace by the Republican Goverment of Hawaii,   and was performed by the Royal Hawaiian Glee Club on it's tour through America -  the title translates as MY FLOWER AT PAOAKALANI.

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KUU PUA I PAOAKALANI
Words & Music:
Queen Liliuokalani
John H. Wilson,
San Francisco, California
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LILIUOKALANI'S PRAYER
Queen Liliuokalani
John H. Wilson,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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LILIUOKALANI'S PRAYER AND SERENADE
Composed by:
Queen Liliuokalani
John H. Wilson,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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OUR BRIGHT LITTLE ISLAND HOME
Words and Music:
J. H. Lyons
Hussey & Gillingham,
Adelaide, Australia

1896
Wall, Nichols & Company of Honolulu released MOANALUA, and Strauss Music put out MA HONOLULU QUEEN.

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MOANALUA; Hawaiian Hula
Words & Music:
David Nape
Wall, Nichols Co.,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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MA HONOLULU QUEEN
Words & Music:
Dorothy K. Crapser
Artist: Bert Cassidy
Strauss Music Co.,
Chicago, Illinois

1897
The Model Music Store in San Francisco released a group of Hawaiian songs under the series title "Songs of Hawaii."


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HAWAII;
Dance Characteristic

Music: H. Engelmann
Joseph Morris,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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MAI POINA OE IA'U;
Forget Me Not

Words & Music:
C. K. Hopkins
Artist: Richard Stockman
Model Music Store,
San Francisco, California
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THE MYRTLE MARCH
Composer:
Henry Berger
Wall, Nichols & Co.,
Honolulu, Hawaii

1898
The 1890's saw a number of Honolulu titled Black Americana pieces, many composed by Lee Johnson.

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MY GIRL'S A HAWAIIAN MAIDEN
Words: Jack Simonds
Music: Charles Kohlman
Joseph W. Stern,
New York, New York
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MY HONOLULU LADY;
The Latest Coon Conquest

Words & Music:
Lee Johnson
Zeno Mauvais,
San Francisco, California
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MY HONOLULU LADY;
The Latest Coon Conquest

Words & Music:
Lee Johnson
Zeno Mauvais,
San Francisco, California
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MY HONOLULU LADY;
The Latest Coon Conquest

Words & Music:
Lee Johnson
Zeno Mauvais,
San Francisco, California
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THE BELLE OF HONOLULU LADY
Words & Music:
Lee Johnson
Sherman, Clay & Co.,
San Francisco, California
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THE BELLE OF HONOLULU LADY; The Latest Coon Success
Words & Music:
Lee Johnson
Sherman, Clay & Co.,
San Francisco, California

1899
The renowned artist Edgar Keller (1868-1932) illustrated one version of MY HONOLULU QUEEN, and Lee Johnson released a follow-up song to his two hits from the previous year.

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BELLE OF HAWAII;
Schottische

Music:
J. Schubert
H. Franklin Jones,
Brooklyn, New York
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GINGER LOU;
My Dusky Queen of Jet from Honolulu

Words: E. P. Moran
Music: Kelso Murdock
Howley, Haviland & Co.,
New York, New York
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HONOLULU DANCE
Words & Music:
Max Hoffmann
Charles K. Harris,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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MA HONOLULU MAN;
Oriental Coon Song

Words & Music:
Lee Johnson
Lee Johnson,
San Francisco, California
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MY GAL FROM HONOLULU
Words: Maggie D. Branard
Music: George E. Ebert
Artist: F.J.F.
Evans Music,
Boston, Massachusetts
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MY HONOLULU QUEEN
Words: James O'Dea
Music: William Penn
Artist: Edgar M. Keller
Sol Bloom,
Chicago, Illinois
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MY HONOLULU QUEEN
Words: James O'Dea
Music: William Penn
The Examiner,
San Francisco, California
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THE HONOLULU CAKEWALK
Music: J. W. Lerman
N. Weinstein,
New York, New York
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TOMI! TOMI!;
Hawaiian Hula

Words & Music:
David Nape
Wall, Nichols Co.,
Honolulu, Hawaii

1900
The turn of the century introduces the songs HEALANI MARCH and HONOLULU LULU.

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HEALANI MARCH
Words & Music:
W. E. Sharp

Wall, Nichols, Co.,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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HONOLULU LULU
Words: E. Carr Hardy
Music:
F. C. B. Harrison
Frank Dean & Co.,
London, England
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LITTLE CORAL QUEEN
Words & Music:
Alan M. Rattray
& L. L. Howarde
S. D. McCullagh,
Mackay, Australia

1901
HONOLULU LU was performed in the theatrical production of "The New Yorkers."


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HONOLULU LU
Words:
George Totten Smith
Music: Emil Bierman
Feist & Frankenthaler,
New York, New York


1902

HONOLULU PRANKS was released by the Stark Music Company of St. Louis.
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ACROSS THE PACIFIC
Words & Music:
John A. Heinzman & Otto M. Heinzman
Weser Bros.,
New York, New York

AN OCEAN LULLABY
Words & Music:
Frances Dewey
Fred W. King Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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CHOW CHOW
Words & Music:
Various Songs
Charles K. Harris,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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DOWN WHERE THE COCOANUTS GROW
Words: Charles Horwitz
Music: Fred V. Bowers
Joseph W. Stern,
New York, New York
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HONOLULU PRANKS
Words & Music:
Clarence W. B. Sykes
Artist: Fred Grof
Stark Music,
St. Louis, Missouri
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IN SUNNY AFRICA
Words: Al Trahern
Music: Ted S. Barron
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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MY BAMBOO QUEEN
Words & Music:
Harry Von Tilzer
Harry Von Tilzer,
New York, New York
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THE BELLE OF HONOLULU LADY;
The Latest Coon Success

Words & Music:
Lee Johnson
Sherman, Clay & Co.,
San Francisco, California
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UNDER THE WAVES OF THE SEA
Words & Music:
Monroe H. Rosenfeld
Artist: Richard A. Saalfiend
Richard A. Saalfield,
New York, New York

1903
The release of MY WAIKIKI MERMAID by Albert "Sonny" Cunha signified the birth of Hapa Haole music.

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ADELINA;
The Boola Girl

Words: Charles H. Lawrence
Music: George L. Atwater, Jr.
Artist: M. F. Loomis
Charles H. Loomis,
New Haven, Connecticutt
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BENEATH THE PALMS
Words & Music:
Arthur J. Lamb & Harry Von Tilzer
Harry Von Tilzer
New York, New York
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CONGO LOVE SONG
Words: J. W. Johnson
Music: Rosamond Johnson
Joseph W. Stern,
New York, New Yor
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DOWN ON THE SOUTH SEA ISLE
Words & Music:
Arthur J. Lamb & Harry Von Tilzer
Harry Von Tilzer
New York, New York
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DOWN WHERE THE CONGO FLOWS
Words: Charles Shackford
Music: S. Gibson Cooke
G. W. Setchell,
Boston, Massachusetts
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IN THE VILLAGE BY THE SEA
Words: Andrew B. Sterling
Music: Stanley Crawford
Shapiro Bernstein,
New York, New York
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JUNGLE ECHOES;
A Cocoanut Dance

Music: R. E. Hildreth
Walter Jacobs,
Boston, Massachusetts
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JUNGLE JINGLES;
A Tropical Twostep

Music: Oliver Guy Magee
Hawkeye Music,
Sioux City, Iowa
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MERMAID;
Waltzes

Words & Music:
Mose Gumble
Artist: Starmer
Whitney Warner,
Detroit, Michigan
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MY COCOANUT LOU;
A Tropical Love Song

Words & Music:
Lee Johnson
Lee Johnson,
San Francisco, California
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MY DUSKY OLA;
From Pensacola

Words: Morris S. Silver
Music: Paul H. Bush
New York American and Journal,
New York, New York
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MY HULA LULA GIRL
Words: William Jerome
Music: Jean Schwartz
Shapiro Bernstein,
New York, New York
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MY PALMLEAF MAID
Words: Aaron S. Hoffman
Music: Byrd Dougherty
Artist: Hentz
Boston Sunday Herald,
Boston, Massachusetts
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MY WAIKIKI MERMAID
Words & Music:
Sonny Cunha
Bergstrom Music,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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SHOW THE WHITES OF YO' EYES
Words & Music:
Stanley Crawford
Artist: Starmer
Shapiro Bernstein,
New York, New York

THE ISLE OF DREAMS;
Waltzes

Music: Charles K. Harris
Charles K. Harris,
New York, New York

THE YANKEE CONSUL
Words: Henry M. Blossom, Jr.
Music: Alfred G. Robyn
M. Witmark & Sons,
New York, New York

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UP IN THE COCOANUT TREE
Words: Edward Madden
Music: Theodore Morse
Howley, Haviland, Dressler,
New York, New York



1904
Irish-born artist John Frew illustrated the cover of COME DOWN FROM THE BIG FIG TREE, released this year.

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COME DOWN FROM THE BIG FIG TREE
Words: Edward Madden
Music: Theodore Morse
Artist: John Frew
F. B. Haviland,
New York, New York
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FIRE WORSHIPPERS;
March Two-Step

Music: Harry J. Lincoln
Artist: Walter J. Dittmar
Vandersloot Music,
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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IN ZANZIBAR;
My Little Chimpanzee

Words: Will D. Cobb
Music:
Gus Edwards
Artist: Starmer
Shapiro, Remick,
New York, New York


ON LALAWANA'S SHORE;
South Sea Island Love Song

Music: Cole and Johnson
Joseph W. Stern,
New York, New York

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ON THE SANDS AT NIGHT
Music: Charles K. Harris
Artist: Starmer
Charles K. Harris,
Chicago, Illinois

PANAMA RAG
Music: C. Seymour
The Albright Music Co.,
Chicago, Illinois
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QUEEN OF THE SURF
Music: John N. Klohr
The John Church Co.,
Cincinnati, Ohio
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WHISPERING WAVES
Music: Charles D. Blake
White-Smith Music,
Boston, Massachusetts

1905
Mary Jane Montano (Mrs. A.A. Montano) wrote the song MAID OF HONOLULU with C. Kalani Peters, who became the bandleader for the Royal Hawaiian Band in 1916.  Sonny Cunha came out with his second big hit MY HONOLULU TOMBOY.

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A SONG TO HAWAII
Words & Music:
J. D. Redding
Wall, Nichols Co.,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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FLORIDA RAG
Music: George L. Lowry
Joseph W. Stern,
New York, New York
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GOOD-NIGHT MY BEAUTIFUL STAR
Words: Charles Jacobs
Music: Milton H. Kohn
Vandersloot Music,
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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MAID OF HONOLULU
Words: Mary Jane Montano
Music: C. Kalani Peters
Hawaiian News,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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MY BABE OF THE BUNGALOW
Words: James O'Dea
Music: W. C. Powell

Artist: Starmer
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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MY HAWAIIAN MAID
Words & Music:
Sonny Cunha
Bergstrom Music,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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MY HONOLULU TOMBOY
Words & Music:
Sonny Cunha
Bergstrom Music,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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QUEEN OF THE ISLE
Words & Music:
Charles E. Bray
The Allen-Russell Co.,
Los Angeles, California
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THE PRINCETON JUNGLE MARCH
Words & Music:
Kenneth S. Clark
John Church,
Cincinnati, Ohio

1906
Mary Jane Montano has another hit  with OLD PLANTATION, and the classic ONE-TWO-THREE-FOUR is also released.

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AFLOAT ON A FIVE DOLLAR NOTE
Words: Arthur J. Lamb
Music: J. Fred Helf

Helf & Hager,
New York, New York
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CROCODILE ISLE
Words: Jack Drislane
Music: Theodore Morse

F. B. Haviland,
New York, New York
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DANCE OF THE WATER NYMPHS
Music: George Botsford
Frank K. Root,
New York, New York
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DOWN IN THE EVERGLADE
Words: Harry Williams
Music: Egbert Van Alstyne

Artist: Andre de Takacs
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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FLOATING ALONG;
A Kaffir Idyl

Words: C. C. Pillsbury
Music: Edward Buffington

C. C. Pillsbury,
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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HONOLULU HULA;
Hula Heigh

Words & Music:
J. K. Aea
Bergstrom Music,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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MY BUNGALOO SUE
Words & Music:
Will J. Harris and Harry I. Robinson
C. M. Chapel,
Chicago, Illinois
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MY FIJI BABE
Words & Music:
Elmore D. Levi and Ed Davis
Will Rossiter,
Chicago, Illinois
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MY HULA HULA GIRL
Words: Frank Pixley
Music: Gustav Luders
M. Witmark & Sons,
New York, New York
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OLD PLANTATION;
Kuu Home

Words: Mary Jane Montano
Music: David Nape
Paradise of the Pacific,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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OLD PLANTATION;
Kuu Home

Words: Mary Jane Montano
Music: David Nape
Paradise of the Pacific,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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ONE-TWO-THREE-FOUR
Words: S. Kalama
Music: Jack Alau
Frank K. Root,
Chicago, Illinois
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ONE-TWO-THREE-FOUR
Words: S. Kalama
Music: Jack Alau
J. Albert & Son.,
Sydney, Australia
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PRETTY LITTLE MERMAID
Words & Music:
Vancouver Vernette
American Home Music,
Steubenville, Ohio
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THE BLUE MOON
Words & Music:
George A. Spink
Artist: John Hirt
M. Witmark & Sons,
New York, New York
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THE ISLAND OF BY AND BY
Words: Alex Rogers
Music: Bert A. Williams
Artist: Jenkins
Gotham Attucks,
New York, New York
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WAVING PALMS; Waltz
Words & Music:
B. H. Starks
William A. Kaun,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1907
C. P. McDonald and Percy Wenrich came out with UNDER THE TROPICAL MOON, with several versions of cover art.

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HAPPY DAYS;
March Two-Step

Music: Maurice Levi
Artist: Edgar Keller
M. Witmark & Sons,
New York, New York
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HONEY BOY
Words: Jack Norworth
Music: Albert Von Tilzer
Artist: Jenkins
The York Music Co.,
New York, New York
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IN MONKEY LAND
Words: Jack Drislane
Music: Theodore Morse
F. B. Haviland,
New York, New York
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MONKEYLAND
Words: Jack Drislane
Music: Theodore Morse
F. B. Haviland,
New York, New York
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MY MAID OF MANDALAY
Words: Roderic Penfield
Music: Hans Scherber
Shapiro Music,
New York, New York
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OVER THE WAVES
Music: Juventino Rosas
Artist: Starmer
DeLuxe Music,
New York, New York
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OVER THE WAVES
Music: Juventino Rosas

Eclypse Music,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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QUEEN OF THE JU-JAH ISLAND
Words: John P. Harrington
Music: James W. Tate
Francis, Day & Hunter,
New York, New York
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THE ISLE OF DING-A-LING
Words: Jack Drislane
Music: Theodore Morse
Artist: E.P.C.
F. B. Haviland,
New York, New York
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UNDER THE
JUNGLE MOON

Words: Max Hoffman
Music: Edward Madden
Artist: Starmer
Rogers Brothers,
New York, New York
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UNDER THE
TROPICAL MOON

Words: C. P. McDonald
Music: Percy Wenrich
Victor Kremer,
Chicago, Illinois
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UNDER THE
TROPICAL MOON

Words: C. P. McDonald
Music: Percy Wenrich
Artist: Andre de Takacs
Victor Kremer,
Chicago, Illinois
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WAVES OF THE OCEAN
Music: Charles D. Blake
Eclipse Publishing,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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WHERE ARE YOU GOING ON SUNDAY?
Words & Music:
W. Dayton Wegefarth
Orpheus Music,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1908
Several more editions of ALOHA OE came out, as well as HAWAII, published by Charles K. Harris' company.

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ALOHA OE;
Farewell to Thee

Words & Music:
Queen Liliuokalani
Popular Music,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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ALOHA OE;
Farewell to Thee

Words & Music:
Queen Liliuokalani
Sherman, Clay,
San Francisco, California
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ALOHA OE;
Farewell to Thee

Words & Music:
Queen Liliuokalani
Sherman, Clay,
San Francisco, California
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DOWN AMONG THE SUGAR-CANE
Words: Avery & Hart
Music: Cecil Mack & Chris Smith
Artist: Edward H. Pfeiffer
Gotham Attucks,
New York, New York
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DOWN BESIDE THE SEA
Words & Music:
Peter S. Clark
Artist: Andre de Takacs
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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DOWN IN JUNGLE TOWN
Words: Edward Madden
Music: Theodore Morse
F. B. Haviland,
New York, New York
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DOWN IN JUNGLE TOWN
Words: Edward Madden
Music: Theodore Morse
Artist: E.P.C.
F. B. Haviland,
New York, New York
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HAWAII
Words & Music:
Ernie Wolfe
Charles K. Harris,
New York, New York
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HULA-HULA HEIGH
Words & Music:
J. K. Aea
Bergstrom Music,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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MAORI;
A Samoan Song

Words: Henry S. Creamer
Music: William H. Tyers
Artist: Edward H. Pfeiffer
Gotham Attucks,
New York, New York
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ON TOP OF A WAVE WITH YOU
Words: Bobby Heath
Music: Gus A. Benkhart
Artist: J. Stillmunk
Welch & Wilsky,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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STRANDED ON LONESOME ISLAND
Words: Arthur Longbrake
Music: Edith Barbier
Artist: Jenkins
Joseph Morris,
New York, New York
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THE BEAUTIFUL ISLAND OF LOVE
Words & Music:
Joe Bren
Howard & Browne,
St. Louis, Missouri
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THE COCOA PALM
Words & Music:
Mary Dillingham Frear
Oliver Ditson,
Boston, Massachusetts
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WAIATA POI
Words & Music:
Alfred Hill
John McIndoe,
Dunedin, New Zealand

1909
Sonny Cunha releases MY HONOLULU HULA GIRL.

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ALOHA OE
Words & Music:
Queen Liliuokalani
R. W. Heffelfinger,
Los Angeles, California
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BABOON BUNGALOW
Words: Edward Madden
Music: Dorothy Jardon
F. B. Haviland,
New York, New York
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BAMBOO BABY
Words: Ballard MacDonald
Music:
Al C. Murphy
Joseph W. Stern,
New York, New York
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BAMBOO LANE
Words: William Jerome
Music:
Jean Schwartz
Shapiro Music,
New York, New York
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BAMBOOLAND
Words: E. Ray Goetz
Music: Melville J. Gideon
Artist: Starmer

Shapiro Music,
New York, New York
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BOLIVIA;
Two Step

Words & Music:
Jesse Julian
Music House of Laemmle,
Chicago, Illinois
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CANNIBAL LOVE
Words: Will J. Harris
Music:
Harry I. Robinson
Will Rossiter,
Chicago, Illinois
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JUNGLE MOON
Words: C. P. McDonald
Music:
Percy Wenrich
Victor Kremer,
Chicago, Illinois
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MONKEY DOODLE DANDY
Words: Jack Drislane
Music: Henry Frantzen
F. B. Haviland,
New York, New York
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MOVING DAY IN JUNGLE TOWN
Words: A. Seymour Brown
Music: Nat D. Ayer
Artist: Starmer
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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MY HONOLULU HULA GIRL
Words & Music:
Sonny Cunha
Bergstrom Music,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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ON A MONKEY HONEYMOON
Words: Jack Mahoney
Music: Theodore Morse
Artist: John Hirt
Theodore Morse,
New York, New York
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RIPPLING WAVES
Words & Music:
Milward
Eclipse Publishing,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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THE CUBANOLA GLIDE
Words: Vincent Bryan
Music: Harry Von Tilzer
Artist: Gene Buck
Harry Von Tilzer,
New York, New York
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WHEN TEDDY GOT TO JUNGLEVILLE
Words: E. J. Burdick
Music: W. A. Lampman
Burdick-Lampman,
Lockport, New York
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YOU AND ME;
'Neath the Big Palm Tree

Words: Ned Nye
Music: Evans Lloyd
Joseph W. Stern,
New York, New York




1910
Ragtime was the rage throughout America in the first decade of the twentieth century. HONOLULU RAG and THE SEA SHELL were both fine examples of the cover illustration of Gene Buck, who was also a musician.

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ALOHA WALTZES
Music:
Eugene Montelle
Artist: Silliman
W. A. Quincke,
Los Angeles, California

DOWN IN YUCATAN;
Characteristic March Two-Step

Words: Monroe H. Rosenfeld
Music: S. R. Henry

Artist: Jenkins
Joseph W. Stern,
New York, New York
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HONOLULU RAG
Words: Harry Williams
Music: Egbert Van Alstyne

Artist: Gene Buck
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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IN BAMBOO LAND
Words: Earle C. Jones
Music:
May Aufderheide
J. H. Aufderheide & Co.,

Indianapolis, Indiana
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OH YOU, MR. JUNGLE MOON
Words: Dave Kaplan
Music:Joe Samuels

Artist: Andre de Takacs
F. A. Mills,
New York, New York
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PHANTOM ISLE
Words & Music:
Marnie Williams
J. W. Jenkins,
Kansas City, Missouri
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ROSE OF HONOLULU
Words & Music:
Tom Armstrong
Alberts Music Stores,
Sydney, Australia
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SONG OF THE SEA
Music:
Amanda Kennedy
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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THE SEA SHELL
Music:
Charles P. Shisler
Artist: Gene Buck
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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THE ZEALANDIA MARCH
Music:
Maxime Heller
Frederick Harris,
London, England

1911
Percy Wenrich came out with a few more Hawaiian hits, and rags were still hot.

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ALOHA OE;
Farewell to Thee

Words & Music:
Queen Liliuokalani
Heffelfinger & Hemming,
Los Angeles, California
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BEAUTIFUL ISLE OF LOVE
Words: Albert Bagley
Music:
Leon Berg
Joseph W. Stern,
New York, New York
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DON'T TAKE YOUR BEAU TO THE SEASHORE
Words & Music:
E. Ray Goetz & Irving Berlin
Artist: Edward H. Pfeiffer
Ted Snyder,
New York, New York
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GOOD-BYE CALIFORNIA
Music: Robert Hood Bowers
Artist: Starmer
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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HULA HULA;
Intermezzo

Words & Music:
Percy Wenrich
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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IN FAIR HAWAII
Words & Music:
Melba Wirth
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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LISTEN TO THAT JUNGLE BAND
Words: Alfred Bryan
Music:
James Kendis & Herman Paley
Shapiro Music,
New York, New York
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MY HONOLULU HONEY LOU
Words: Will M. Hough & Frank R. Adams
Music: Melville J. Gideon
Chappell & Co.,
London, England
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MY HONOLULU HONEY LOU
from "The Heart Breakers
"
Words: Will M. Hough & Frank R. Adams
Music: Harold Orlob
Artist: Morgan
W. Witmark & Sons,
New York, New York
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MY HULA-HULA LOVE
Words: Edward J. Madden
Music:
Percy Wenrich
Artist: Starmer
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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MY ROSE OF HONOLULU
Words & Music:
Tom Armstrong
Joseph W. Stern,
New York, New York
00845a.jpg (31369 bytes)
PANAMA
Music:
William H. Tyers
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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PLAY THAT ALOHA RAG
Words: "Hank" G. Young
Music: Emery McCargar
Artist: VanCourt
Southern California Music,
Los Angeles, California
00797a.jpg (29195 bytes)
THAT BABOON BABY DANCE
Words: Dave Oppenheim
Music:
Joe Cooper
Artist: Starmer
Shapiro Music,
New York, New York
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THAT MONKEY TUNE
Words & Music:
Irving Berlin
Artist: John Frew
Ted Snyder,
New York, New York

THE ISLE OF SPOON
Words: Frank Litschert
Music: Gertrude Current
H. R. McClure,
Sidney, Ohio
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THE JUNGLE KING
Music: Joseph Fejer
Artist: John Frew
Ted Snyder,
New York, New York
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THE PEARL MAIDEN
Words: Earle C. Anthony & Arthur F. Kales
Music: Harry Auracher
Artist: A.F.K.
W. Witmark & Sons,
New York, New York

THERE'S A GIRL IN HAVANA
Words & Music: E. Ray Goetz & A. Baldwin Sloane
Ted Snyder,
New York, New York


1912
On January 8, 1912 the play BIRD OF PARADISE opened up on at Daly's Theater in New York to rave reviews. It starred Laurette Taylor and featured five Hawaiian musicians who played traditional Hawaiian music to rapt audiences. THE LUANA WALTZ is also from this production.

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ALOHA OE
Words & Music:
Queen Liliuokalani
W. A. Quincke,
Los Angeles , California
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ALOHA OE
Words & Music:
Queen Liliuokalani
Artist: Edward H. Pfeiffer
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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BIRD OF PARADISE
Words & Music:
Edward Madden & Max Hoffmann
Artist: Starmer
T. B. Harms,
New York, New York
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FAREWELL;
Aloha Oe March
Music: Daniel Dore
John Franklin Music,
New York, New York

HAWAII'S CALLING YOU
Words & Music:
Ralph E. Saunders & Harold G. Cobley
W. H. Paling,
Sydney, Australia
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I'LL COME BACK TO YOU MY HONOLULU LOU
Words: Earle C. Jones
Music:
Charles N. Daniels
Artist: Starmer
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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ISLE OF DREAMS;
Waltzes

Music: F. H. Losey
Artist: Walter Dittmar
Vandersloot Music,
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
00768a.jpg (34399 bytes)
JAMAICA JINJER
Words & Music:
Egbert Van Alstyne
Artist: Starmer
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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JINGABOO
Music: Henry Chalmers Regu
Artist: Schubert Co.
Akron Music,
Akron, Ohio
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MY LULU FROM HONOLULU
Words & Music:
Fred A. Grant
Artist: Gene Buck
H. Kirkus Dugdale,
Washington, D.C.
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THE BIRD OF PARADISE
Words & Music:
Richard Walton Tulley
Artist: Gene Buck
John Franklin,
New York, New York

THE ELECTION IN JUNGLETOWN
Words: A. Seymour Brown
Music: Bert Grant
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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THE LUANA WALTZ
Music: Kapule Kenoa
John Franklin,
New York, New York
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THE MADAGASCAR MANGLE
Music: Vinton Freedley
Artist: Starmer
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York

1913
The beautifully illustrated and popular FAIR HAWAII, by the artist Morgan, was released.

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ALOHA OE
Words & Music:
Queen Liliuokalani
Morris Music,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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ALOHA OE
Words & Music:
Queen Liliuokalani
Morris Music,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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ALOHA OE
Words & Music:
Queen Liliuokalani
Artist: Crews Studio
Forster Music,
Chicago. Illinois
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BEAUTIFUL BIRD OF PARADISE
Words:  Phil De Angelis
Music:
Fred C. Farrell
F. D. Haviland,
New York, New York
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FAIR HAWAII
Words & Music:
James Fulton Kutz
Artist: L. E. Morgan
Sherman, Clay & Co.,
San Francisco, California
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HONEY-MOON
Words:  Broughton Tall
Music:
William Owens
Artist: D. H. Waltz
Tall-Owen Publishing,
Baltimore, Maryland
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I'D LIKE TO BE THE ISLE OF MAN
Words: Ed P. Moran
Music:
Seymour Furth
Artist: Starmer
Shapiro, Bernstein,
New York, New York
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IDYLS OF THE SOUTH SEAS
Words: Nelle Richmond Eberhart
Music: Charles Wakefield Cadman
White-Smith Publishing,
Boston, Massachusetts
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ISLE D'AMOUR
Music: Leo. Edwards
Artist: Rosenbaum Studios
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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KUU LEI ALOHA
Words & Music:
Jack D. Cleary
J. D. Cleary,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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ON THE BEAUTIFUL ISLE OF MY DREAMS
Words & Music:
W. R. Williams
Will Rositer,
Chicago, Illinois
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RAINBOW ISLE
Words: Edward Madden
Music: Lee S. Edwards
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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RAINBOW ISLE
Words: Edward Madden
Music: Lee S. Edwards
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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SONG OF THE SOUTHERN ISLES
Music: Hermann Lohr
Chappell & Co.,
London, England

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THE GOLDEN ISLE;
A Musical Comedy

Words: Lewis B. Goodman
Music: Bruce F. Bundy
White-Smith Publishing,
Boston, Massachusetts
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THE HONOLULU HULA BOOLA BOO
Words: Edward Madden
Music: Gus Edwards
Artist: Starmer
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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THERE WASN'T ANY BROADWAY ON ROBINSON CRUSOE'S ISLE
Words: Bobby Jones
Music: Bobby Jones & Iva Willis
Artist: Starmer
O. E. Story,
Boston, Massachusetts
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YOU'RE MY QUEEN OF THE SOUTH SEA ISLES
Words: William Budd
Music: Vivian Brooks
H. Kirkus Dugdale,
Washington, D.C.

1914
IN THE SHADE OF THE COCOANUT TREE was released, as well as more examples of ALOHA OE.

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ALOHA
Music: S. Seiler
S. Seiler,
Los Angeles, California
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ALOHA;
Farewell to Thee

Compiled by:
Charles N. Daniels
Artist: Natwick
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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ALOHA OE
Words & Music:
Queen Liliuokalani
Artist: Rosenbaum Studios
Maurice Richmond,
New York, New York
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ALOHA OE
Words & Music:
Queen Liliuokalani
Arrangement: Sonny Cunha
Artist: T. S. Fisher
Bergstrom Music,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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DOODLE OODLE DEE;
Means Won't You Marry Me?

Words: Arthur Fields
Music:
Theodore Morse
M. Witmark,
New York, New York
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DOWN AMONG THE SHELTERING PALMS
Words: James Brockman
Music:
Abe Olman
Artist: M.R.N.
La Salle Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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DOWN BY THE SEASIDE
Words: Schuyler Greene
Music:
Otto Motzan
Joe Morris,
New York, New York
00856a.jpg (35602 bytes)
DOWN IN DEAR OLD TALLAHASSEE TOWN
Words: Karl Morandi
Music:
James A. Murray & Walter Johnson
Karl Morandi,
Boston, Massachusetts
00757a.jpg (3082 bytes)
FAMOUS HAWAIIAN SONGS
Words & Music:
Various
Bergstrom Music,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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FAREWELL MY LOVE;
Aloha Oe

Arrangement: Charles Roth
Artist:
Edward H. Pfeiffer
Charles Roth Music,
New York, New York
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FROLIC OF THE WAVES:
Polka DeConcert

Words & Music:
Harry J. Lincoln
Artist: James Harvey Dulin
Vandersloot Music,
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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I HAVE FORGOTTEN TO FORGET; Ua Hoapain Wasu Aole Nae I Poina
Words & Music:
Toots Paka
Charles Roth Music,
Boston, Massachusetts
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IN THE SHADE OF THE COCOANUT TREE
Words: Dan Healey & Omer Rainville
Music: Alfred Merritt
Eastern Music,
Boston, Massachusetts
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LEONORA;
That Dreamy Honolulu Rag

Words & Music:
Tom Armstrong
A. M. Dinsdale,
Melbourne, Australia
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MAUNA KEA
Words: Mrs. M Fernandez
Music:
Sonny Cunha
Bergstrom Music,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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MY MAORI QUEEN
Words: Charles Vaude
Music: Moritz Lutzen
Dinsdales,
Melbourne, Australia
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PALM BEACH
Words & Music:
C. Luckyth Roberts
Joseph W. Stern,
New York, New York
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THE ISLAND OF CUDDLE AND SQUEEZE
Words: M. J. Gunsky
Music: Nat Goldstein
Artist: Morgan
Lorden Music,
San Francisco, California
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THEY HAD TO SWIM BACK TO THE SHORE
Words: Joe McCarthy
Music: James V. Monaco

Artist: Andre C. de Takacs
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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WAY DOWN ON TAMPA BAY
Words: A. Seymour Brown
Music: Egbert Van Alstyne

Artist: Starmer
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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