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1920
The new decade brought a resurgence in Hawaiian-themed music. Big hits this year were CHILI BEAN and HAWAIIAN EYES.

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BEAUTIFUL HAWAII
Words & Music:
Mary Earl
Artist: Albert W. Barbelle
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.,
New York, New York
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BEAUTIFUL HAWAIIAN LOVE
Words & Music:
Dorothy Terriss & Ethel Bridges
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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CALIFORNIA SUNSET
Words: Alex Sullivan
Music: Lynn Cowan
Sherman, Clay & Co.,
San Francisco, California
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CANNIBAL ISLAND
Music: Reg. A. Nevill
Artist: Hastings
Francis, Day & Hunter,
New York, New York
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CHILI BEAN;
Eenie-Meenie-Minie-Mo

Words: Lew Brown
Music: Albert Von Tilzer
Artist: Rosenbaum Studios
Broadway Music,
New York, New York
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CORAL SEA
Words: King Zany
Music: Herb Brown
Sherman, Clay & Co.,
San Francisco, California
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DOWN IN MIAMI;
In Biscayne Bay

Words & Music:
A.B. Lowe
Dixie Music,
Miami, Florida
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DREAMY PARADISE
Words: Haven Gillespie
Music: Egbert Van Alstyne & Erwin R. Schmidt
Artist: Cramer
Van Alstyne & Curtis,
Chicago, Illinois
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HAWAIIAN TWILIGHT
Words: Ray Sherwood
Music: Carl D. Vandersloot
Vandersloot Music,
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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HONOLULU
Words: A.J. Kiser
Music: Edouard Hesselberg
A.J. Kiser,
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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HONOLULU EYES
Words: Howard Johnson
Music: Violinsky
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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HONOLULU EYES
Words: Howard Johnson
Music: Violinsky
Artist: Rosenbaum Studios
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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HULA BLUES
Words: Sonny Cunha
Music: John Avery Noble
Forster Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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HUNIKA;
A Hawaiian Lullaby

Words & Music:
Fred Fisher & Johnny S. Black
Artist: E.L. Crompton
Fred Fisher,
New York, New York
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I'LL SEE YOU IN CUBA
Words & Music:
Irving Berlin
Artist: Rosenbaum Studios
Irving Berlin,
New York, New York
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ISLE OF LOVE
Words: Will S. Dillon
Music: Maud Murray
Artist: Rosenbaum Studios
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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ISLE OF PARADISE
Words & Music:
Mary Earl & Ted Fiorito
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.,
New York, New York
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IT WILL NEVER BE DRY DOWN IN HAVANA
Words: William Tracey
Music: Halsey K. Mohr
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.,
New York, New York
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I'VE GOT THE SWEET HAWAIIAN BLUES
Words: Harold G. Frost
Music: F. Henry Klickmann
McKinley Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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JINGA BULA JING JING
Words: Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young
Music: M. K. Jerome
Artist: Albert W. Barbelle
Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co.,
New York, New York
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MY LITTLE BIMBO;
Down on the Bamboo Isle

Words: Grant Clarke
Music: Walter Donaldson
Artist: Rosenbaum Studios
Irving Berlin,
New York, New York
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MY HONOLULU MAIDEN
Words & Music:
Virgil H. Rhoades
Virgil H. Rhoades,
Hortonville, Wisconsin
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MY PRETTY HAWAIIAN BABY
Words & Music:
Joseph John Davilla
World's Music,
New Orleans, Louisiana
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ON HAWAIIAN BAY
Words: Louis Grams
Music: Charles A. Meyers
Artist: A.D. Brown
Wisconsin Music,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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ON HILO BAY
Words: Louis Breau
Music: Sol P. Levy
Artist: Herman Hirshauer
Belwin,
New York, New York
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PELE'S CHANT
Words & Music:
Uldrick Thompson
Uldrick Thompson,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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RAINBOW ISLE
Words: Betty Bentley
Music: James W. Casey
Artist: Edgar Keller
Echo Music,
Seattle, Washington
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ROSE TIME IN HAWAII
Words: Joe Lyons
Music: Kirby A. Talmadge
Artist: Helen Van Doorn Morgan
Forster Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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SHINE ON ORIENTAL MOON
Words & Music:
Joe Wallace & Raymond Gould
Gould & Wallace,
Seattle, Washington
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SIREN OF A SOUTHERN SEA
Words & Music:
Abe Brashen & Harold Weeks
Artist: Helen Van Doorn Morgan
Forster Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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SIREN OF A SOUTHERN SEA
Words & Music:
Abe Brashen & Harold Weeks
The Melody Shop,
Seattle, Washington
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SUNNY FLORIDA
Words: Dan Blanco
Music: Edwin R. Schmidt
Ted Browne Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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SWEET LUANA
Words: Norma Burt
Music: J.S. Zamecnik
Artist: Trotter
Sam Fox,
Cleveland, Ohio
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THE LOVE FLOWER
Words: B.G. DeSylva & I. Caesar
Music: Louis Silvers
T.B. Harms,
New York, New York
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UNDERNEATH HAWAIIAN SKIES; Sous le ciel d'Hawaii
Words: Ernie Erdman, Fred Rose & A. Bollaert
Music: Ernie Erdman & Fred Rose
Artist: John V. Ranck
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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UNDERNEATH HAWAIIAN SKIES; Sous le ciel d'Hawaii
Words: Ernie Erdman, Fred Rose & A. Bollaert
Music: Ernie Erdman & Fred Rose
Artist: Rosenbaum Studios
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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UNDERNEATH THE PALMS
Words: Phil Ponce
Music: Ernest Golden & Abe Olman
Forster Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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UNDERNEATH THE ROYAL PALM TREES; Down Beside the Ocean Blue
Words & Music:
A.B. Lowe
Dixie Music,
Miami, Florida
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WAIKI-KI-KI LOU
Words & Music:
Al Jolson & Cliff Friend
Artist: Albert W. Barbelle
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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WHERE THE SWEET HAWAIIAN BREEZES BLOW
Words: Walter Scott
Music: Ted Marsh
Artist: Wohlman
Fred Fisher Music,
New York, New York

1921
The traveling vaudeville shows of the Roaring Twenties helped to promote Hawaiian music throughout the country. Gilda Gray wowed movie audiences with her south seas "shimmy" dance.

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A NIGHT IN HONOLULU
Words & Music:
Howard McKent Barnes
Barnes & Smith,
Chicago, Illinois
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BIMINI BAY
Words: Gus Kahn & Raymond B. Egan
Music: Richard A. Whiting
Artist: Starmer
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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BIMINI BAY
Words: Gus Kahn & Raymond B. Egan
Music: Richard A. Whiting
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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BLUE BIRD
Words: Worton David
Music:
Horatio Nicholls
E.W. Cole,
Melbourne, Australia
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DINNY DANNY;
The Irish Yacki Hula

Words & Music:
Alma Sanders & Monte Carlo
Alma Sanders,
New York, New York
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DREAMY FLORIDA
Words: Leavenworth MacNab
Music: Salvatore Tomaso
Francis Clifford Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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DREAMY HAWAII
Words: Ray Sherwood
Music: F.W. Vandersloot
Vandersloot Music,
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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DREAMY HAWAIIAN EYES
Words: Harold G. Frost
Music: F. Henri Klickmann
McKinley Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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GOLDEN SANDS OF WAIKIKI
Words: Jack Yellen
Music: Herman Paley & J.E. Andino
Artist: Frederick S. Manning
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York

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HAWAIIAN BLOSSOMS
Words: Cyril J. MacMeekin
Music: J.A. MacMeekin
J.A. MacMeekin,
San Francisco, California
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HAWAIIAN BLUES
Words: Roy Turk
Music: Otto Motzan & M.K. Jerome
Waterson, Berlin & Snyder,
New York, New York
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HAWAIIAN CHIMES
Words: Irving Bibo
Music: Eva Applefield
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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HAWAIIAN EYES
Words: J.R. Anthony
Music: J. Fred Coots
Artist: Wohlman
A. J. Stasny,
New York, New York
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HAWAIIAN MOON
Words: Herb Green
Music: King Hall
Forster Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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HAWAIIAN RAINBOW
Words & Music:
Jeanne Gravelle & Bob Haring
Artist: Hoffman
Joe Morris,
New York, New York
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HAWAIIAN SANDMAN
Words: Charles O'Flynn
Music: F. Henri Klickmann
DeSylva, Brown & Henderson,
New York, New York
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HAWAIIANOLA
Words: Leo Camby
Music: Eugene P. Mann
Artist: Wohlman
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.,
New York, New York
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HONEY HULA
Words & Music:
Fred Fisher
Artist: Wohlman
Fred Fisher,
New York, New York
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HONOLULU EYES
Words: Howard Johnson
Music: Violinsky
Artist: John V. Ranck
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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HONOLULU EYES
Words: Howard Johnson
Music: Violinsky
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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HONOLULU HONEY
Words & Music:
Louis Weslyn, Eva Applefield & Hal Dyson
Artist: S.S. Hoffman
Edward B. Marks,
New York, New York
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HONOLULU HONEY
Words & Music:
Louis Weslyn, Eva Applefield & Hal Dyson
Artist: B. Crabbe
J. Albert & Son.,
Sydney, Australia
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HULA LOU
Words: Jack Yellen
Music: Milton Charles & Wayne King
Artist: Frank E. Phares
Ager, Yellen & Bornstein,
New York, New York
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IF I HAD MY WAY PRETTY BABY
Words & Music:
Jim Gallaher & Dud Mecum
Metro Music,
Cincinnati, Ohio
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IN SAN DIEGO
Words & Music:
Thomas H. Sexton
Los Angeles Publishing,
Los Angeles, California
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ISLAND OF LOVE
Music: Mabel E. Fischer
Harry J. Lincoln,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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JUST A BREATH OF HAWAII
Words: Bartley Costello
Music: Mary Earl
Artist: Wohlman
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.,
New York, New York
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KA-LU-A
Words: Anne Caldwell
Music:
Jerome Kern
T.B. Harms,
New York, New York
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KHARMINE
Words & Music:
Moe Thompson, Elmer Olson & Dannie O'Neil
Harrison Music,
Detroit, Michigan
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KUU IINI;
My Desire, Love's Desire

Words & Music:
Charles E. King
Charles E. King,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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LAND OF THE LONG WHITE CLOUD; Aotea-Roa
Words & Music:
Rawdon Blandford & Maurice Guttridge
L.F. Collins,
Melbourne, Australia
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LAZY HONOLULU
Words: Geoffrey Clayton
Music:
Harry Stogden
Artist: Fred Low
Sydney, Australia
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LINGER LONGER LOU
Words & Music:
Jim McWiliams
Artist: Starmer
Joe Mills,
New York, New York
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MY HAWAIIAN MELODY
Words & Music:
Dave Ringle & J. Fred Coots
McKinley Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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ON A FAR ALONE ISLE
Words: J. Keirn Brennan
Music: Bert Rule
M. Witmark & Sons,
New York, New York
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SILVER SANDS OF LOVE; Naughty Hawaii
Words: Jack Jellen & Alma Sanders
Music: Monte Carlo & Louis Breau
Artist: Helen Van Doorn Morgan
Forster Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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SOMEWHERE IN HONOLULU
Words: Ray Sherwood
Music: Carl D. Vandersloot
Vandersloot Music,
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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SOUTH SEA ISLES
Words: Arthur Jackson
Music:
George Gershwin
Chappell & Co. Ltd.,
Sydney, Australia
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SURF GIRLS
Words: Rick Dahr
Music:
Art Gee
Chappell & Co. Ltd.,
Sydney, Australia
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SWEET HAWAIIAN GIRL OF MINE
Words & Music:
Sam A. Perry
Joe Morris Music,
New York, New York
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TROPICAL BLUES
Words: Haven Gillespie
Music: Edward Schroeder
Artist: Gregory
Charles Roat,
Battle Creek, Michigan
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TROPICAL MOONLIGHT
Words & Music:
Harold Weeks
The Melody Shop,
Seattle, Washington
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TY-TEE; Tahiti
Words: Leo Wood
Music: Irving Bibo
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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WHA WHA;
That Imaginary Isle

Words & Music:
Phil Furman & Lester Stevens
Artist: Porter M. Griffith
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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WHA WHA;
That Imaginary Isle

Words & Music:
Phil Furman & Lester Stevens
Leo Feist,
New York, New York

1922
Many of the Hawaiian covers in the twenties were being illustrated by such popular commercial artists such as Starmer, Albert W. Barbelle, and Frederick S. Manning.  Honolulu hosted the Shriners, and a number of pieces celebrated their visit.

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ALA MOANA
Words: Bob Lukens
Music: Johnny Noble
Artist: Nat Levy
Florintine Music,
San Francisco, California
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ALA MOANA;
Dear Moana, a Song of Hawaii

Words: Bob Lukens
Music: Johnny Noble
Artist: Malcolm Perret
Irving Berlin,
New York, New York
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BAMBOO BAY
Words & Music:
Walter Donaldson, Raymond B. Egan & Richard A. Whiting
Artist: Frederick S. Manning
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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BY THE SAPPHIRE SEA
Words: Harry B. Smith & Francis Wheeler
Music: Ted Snyder
Artist: Frederick S. Manning

Irving Berlin,
New York, New York
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CANARY ISLE
Words & Music:
Ben Schwartz
Ben Schwartz Music,
New York, New York
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DOWN BESIDE THE SEA;
Hawaiian Dreamerie

Words & Music:
Carl B. Winge
Artist: Porter M. Griffith
Harmony House,
Seattle, Washington
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DOWN HAVANA WAY
Words: George A. Little
Music: Billy Baskette
First Mutual,
Chicago, Illinois
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DREAMY HONOLULU;
Jazz Waltz Song

Words & Music:
Russ Johnston & Billy Edwards
Allan's Music,
Sydney, Australia
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DREAMY SUNSET ISLE
Words: Joseph A. Burke
Music: Earl Burtnett
Artist: Porter M. Griffith
Sherman, Clay & Co.,
San Francisco, California
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HARBOR OF LOVE
Words: Gerald B. Hibbard
Music: Clarence Krause
Gerald B. Hibbard,
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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HAWAII;
I'm Dreaming of You

Words: E. Clinton Keithley
Music: F. Henri Klickmann
McKinley Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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HAWAIIAN NIGHT IN DIXIELAND
Words & Music:
Roy Turk & J. Russel Robinson
Artist: Frederick S. Manning
Waterson, Berlin & Snyder,
New York, New York
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HAWAIIAN NIGHTINGALE
Words: Anne Hampton
Music: Vaughn De Leath
Triangle Music,
New York, New York
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HAWAIIAN SLUMBERTIME
Words: Ray Sherwood
Music: Carl D. Vandersloot
Vandersloot Music,
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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HAWAIIAN WHISPERS
Words: Prince Moki
Music: Malie Kalani
McKinley Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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HILO BAY
Words: Arthur Sizemore
Music: Guy Shrigley
Artist: Wilson Art
Sizemore Shrigley Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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HONEY LU
Words: B.G. DeSylva
Music: Walter Donaldson
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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HONOLULU;
You're the Home of the Moon

Words: Frances H. Gerber
Music: Charles E. King
Charles E. King,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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HONOLULU BLUES
Words & Music:
M.J. Gunsky and Nat Goldstein
Artist: Porter M. Griffith
Goldstein Music,
San Francisco, California
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HONOLULU BLUES
Words & Music:
M.J. Gunsky and Nat Goldstein
Artist: Porter M. Griffith
Goldstein Music,
San Francisco, California
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HONOLULU, I'M COMING BACK AGAIN
Words: F.B. Silverwood
Music: David S. Lindeman
Aloha Temple A.A.O.N.M.S.,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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HONOLULU, I'M COMING BACK AGAIN
Words: F.B. Silverwood
Music: David S. Lindeman
Henry Waterhouse,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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HULAHU!
Words: Arthur Rebner
Music: Willy Engel-Berger
Edition Rarl Brull,
Berlin, Germany
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I'M LONELY HAWAII;
A Moonlight Love Song

Words: St. John Gore
Music: Fisher Thompson
Fisher Thompson,
New York, New York
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JIMBO JAMBO
Words & Music:
Nat Vincent, Billy Frisch & Billy Hueston
Artist: Albert W. Barbelle
Goodman & Rose,
New York, New York
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KICKY KOO - KICKY KOO;
You for Me - Me for You

Words: Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young
Music: George W. Meyer
Artist: Rosenbaum Studios

Irving Berlin,
New York, New York
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LO-LA-LO
Words: Harry B. Smith & Francis Wheeler
Music: Arthur Lange & Ernest Klapholz
Artist: Albert W. Barbelle
Waterson, Berlin & Snyder,
New York, New York
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LOVE'S ISLE
Words & Music:
Edwin Tillman
Tillman Music,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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MIAMI MOON;
Miami D'Amour

Words: George Dunbar & Arthur La Pierre
Music: Eugene Maynard
Jack Mills,
New York, New York
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MO-NA-LU
Words: Louis Breau
Music: Louis Breau & Phil Boutelje
Artist: Starmer
Belwin Inc.,
New York, New York
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MOONLIGHT, HAWAII AND YOU
Words: William G. Chalmers
Music: Bert Carlson
Artist: William Gillies
Aloha Music,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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MY HAWAIIAN PARADISE
Words: Ben Russell
Music:
Sammy Feinberg
Artist: B. Crabbe
F.B. Haviland,
New York, New York
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MY HILO GIRL
Words & Music:
Walter Smith
Artist: A.R. Fahol
Florintine Music,
San Francisco, California
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MY OLD HAWAIIAN HOME
Music: F.W. Vandersloot
Vandersloot Music,
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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'NEATH THE SOUTH SEA MOON
Words: Gene Buck
Music: Victor Herbert, Louis A. Hirsch & Dave Stamper
T.B. Harms,
New York, New York
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OAHU;
Guitar Song

Words: Ann Jane Rodney
Music: Ada Rogers
Rodney & Co.,
Jersey City, New Jersey
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OH! MISTER GALLAGHER
AND MISTER SHEAN

Words & Music:
Ed Gallagher and Al Shean
Artist: Albert W. Barbelle
Jack Mills,
New York, New York
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ON THE UMPAH ISLE
Words: Andrew B. Sterling and Eddie Moran
Music: Harry Von Tilzer
Harry Von Tilzer,
New York, New York
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PANAMA TWILIGHT
Words: Wilber D'Lea
Music: Fisher Thompson
A.J. Stasney,
New York, New York
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PANAMA TWILIGHT
Words: Wilber D'Lea
Music: Fisher Thompson
Fisher Thompson Music,
New York, New York
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PEARL OF THE PACIFIC
Words & Music:
Maud Fitz-Stubbs
J. Albert & Sons,
Sydney, Australia
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SHRINE SONGS
Words & Music:
Walter Neat Brunt
Walter N. Brunt,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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SUNNY JIM;
Honolulu Shrine Patrol Song

Words & Music:
Noble Bob Lukens & Johnny Noble
Noble & Lukens,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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WAIKIKI BLUES
Words: Robert L. Lukens
Music: John Avery Noble
Honolulu Music,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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WAIKIKI;
I Hear You Calling Me

Words & Music:
Bert Kalmar & Harry Ruby, Arthur Lange
Waterson, Berlin & Snyder,
New York, New York
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WHERE THE BAMBOO BABIES GROW
Words: Lew Brown
Music: Walter Donaldson
Artist: Cliff Miska
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.,
New York, New York

1923
Hits were not only being cranked out by the New York, New York publishers, but also from Los Angeles, Chicago, and other midwestern cities.

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ALOHA MEANS I LOVE YOU
Words & Music:
Robert L. Lukens & Johnny Noble
Honolulu Music Co.,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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ALOHA OE
Words & Music:
Queen Liliuokalani
Charles E. King,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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BY THE BLUE PACIFIC
Words & Music:
Russ Johnston & Joe Edney
Allan's Music,
Sydney, Australia
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CORAL SANDS OF MY HAWAII
Words: Bartley Costello
Music:
Billy Heagney
Triangle Music,
New York, New York
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HAVANA
Words: M. Schonberger & Abe Lyman
Music:
John Schonberger
D. Davis & Co.,
Sydney, Australia
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HONOLULU BLUES
Words & Music:
M.J. Gunsky & Nat Goldstein
Artist: Starmer
Jack Mills,
New York, New York
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HONOLULU MOON
Words & Music:
L.T. Kunde
L.T. Kunde,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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HOTSY TOTSY TOWN
Words & Music:
Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby & M.K. Jerome
Waterson, Berlin & Snyder,
New York, New York
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HULA DREAMS
Words: J. Will Callahan
Music: Lee S. Roberts
Forster Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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HULA LU
Words & Music:
Frederick G. Johnson &  Henry S. Sawyer
Artist: Harland Tarbell
T.S. Denison,
Chicago, Illinois
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I LOVE MY CHILI BOM BOM
Words: Cliff Friend
Music: Walter Donaldson
Artist: Rosenbaum Studios
Irving Berlin,
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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IN SOUTHERN SEAS
Words & Music:
Walter Carroll
Forsyth Bros.,
London, England
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IN THE ISLE OF WICKI WACKI WOO
Words: Gus Kahn
Music: Walter Donaldson
Artist: Frederick S. Manning
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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KALUA MOON
Words: Annelu Burns
Music: Madelyn Sheppard
Artist: Starmer
Jack Mills,
New York, New York
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MINNIE THE MERMAID
Words & Music:
Bud DeSylva
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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MOON MAID
Words & Music:
Raymond V. Gould
Capitol Music,
Seattle, Washington
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MY HAWAII
Words & Music:
Genevieve S. Ellis
Artist: Genevieve Ellis
Marquis Ellis,
Los Angeles, California
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'NEATH THE PASSION VINE
Words: Bert Herbert
Music: Walter G. Hauenschild
Artist: Rosenbaum Studios
Photo Play Music,
New York, New York
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ON THE GOLDEN SHORE
Words & Music:
Bert Kaplan & Charles Fry
Artist: Jax Roland
Richmond-Robbins,
New York, New York
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ON THE SHORES OF ALOHA LAND
Words & Music:
H.J. Tandler
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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SAD HAWAIIAN SEA
Words: Lee S. Roberts
Music: Lee S. Roberts & May Singhi Breen

Forster Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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SAY IT WITH A UKULELE
Words & Music:
Art Conrad
Artist: Irving Politzer
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.,
New York, New York

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SAY IT WITH A UKULELE
Words & Music:
Art Conrad
B. Feldman & Co.,
London, England
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SIGHING SANDS;
The Hawaiian Song Beautiful

Words & Music:
Ted Koehler, Frank Magine & Joe Lyons
Stark & Cowan,
New York, New York
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SLEEPY HAWAII
Words & Music:
Russ Johnston
W.H. Paling & Co.,
Sydney, Australia
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SOUTH SEA EYES
Words & Music:
Harry Akst
Richmond-Robbins,
New York, New York
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STINGO STUNGO
Words: Lew Brown
Music: James F. Hanley

Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.,
New York, New York
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SWEET HAWAIIAN ISLE
Words & Music:
Wallace Green & Billy Edwards
Allan & Son,
Sydney, Australia
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THAT LOVIN' HULA
Words & Music:
Robert L. Lukens & John Avery Noble
Honolulu Music Co.,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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TREASURE ISLAND
Music: Ambroise Farman

J.H. Larway,
London, England
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WEST INDIES BLUES
Words & Music:
Edgar Dowell, Spencer Williams & Clarence Williams
Artist: P&L Studios
Clarence Williams,
New York, New York
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WHY ROBINSON CRUSOE GOT THE BLUES
Words: Ed. E. Bryant
Music: Hubert W. David

Horatio Nicholls,
New York, New York

1924
Ukulele sales were hot in the twenties, as reflected by the number of song titles with the word 'Ukulele' in them.

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ALOHA OE;
Farewell to Thee

Words: Harry Israel
Composer: Queen Liliuokalani
Artist: Albert W. Barbelle
Jack Snyder,
New York, New York
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ALOHA OE;
Farewell to Thee

Words: Charles E. King
Composer: Queen Liliuokalani
Charles E. King,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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ALOHA OE;
Farewell to Thee

Composer: Queen Liliuokalani

Century Music,
New York, New York
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BEAUTIFUL RAINBOW ISLE
Words & Music:
Haven Gillespie, Egbert Van Alstyne & Walter Blaufuss
Artist: Morton Stein
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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BIMBO
Words & Music:
Louis Melyne Latta, Jr.
John B. Rogers,
Foster, Ohio
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DOO WACKA DOO
Words & Music:
Clarence Gaskill, Will Donaldson & George Horther
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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HA, HA, HAWAIIAN BLUES
Words & Music:
P.P. Neumann
Artist: A.D. Brown
P.P. Neumann,
Long Prairie, Minnesota
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HANOHANO HANALEI
Words & Music:
Alfred Alohikea
Oscar Hyatt,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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HAWAIIAN DREAM GIRL
Words & Music:
Gilda Gray, Nat M. Binns & Harold Dixon

Dixon-Lane Music,
St. Louis, Missouri
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HAWAIIAN LOVE
Words: Jack Hetzel
Music: Joseph Lopes
Artist: Porter M. Griffith
Sherman, Clay & Co.,
San Francisco, California
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HAWAIIAN LOVE
Words: Jack Hetzel
Music: Joseph Lopes
Sherman, Clay & Co.,
San Francisco, California
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HAWAIIAN MOON OF MINE
Words: Ralph Lawler
Music: Leon Coxe
Ted Kussmann,
Galesburg, Illinois
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HONOLOU
Words & Music:
Gene Rodemich, Larry Conley & George Fairman
Artist: Malcolm Perret
Gene Rodemich,
New York, New York
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HULA HULA DREAM GIRL
Words: Gus Kahn
Music: Ted Fiorito
Artist: Frederick S. Manning
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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HULA LOU
Words: Jack Yellen
Music: Milton Charles & Wayne King
Ager, Yellen & Bornstein,
New York, New York
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LAZY
Words & Music:
Irving Berlin
Irving Berlin, Inc.,
New York, New York
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LET ME LINGER LONGER IN YOUR ARMS
Words: Cliff Friend
Music: Abel Baer
Artist: John V. Ranck
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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MANDALAY
Words & Music:
Earl Burtnett, Abe Lyman & Gus Arnheim
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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MANDALAY
Words & Music:
Earl Burtnett, Abe Lyman & Gus Arnheim
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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MONA LOA ROSE
Words: A.L. Steinberg
Music: Will Collins
Artist: Starmer
Jack Mills,
New York, New York
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MOON OF WAIKIKI
Words & Music:
Al Bernard & Russel Robinson
Artist: Albert W. Barbelle
Waterson, Berlin & Snyder,
New York, New York
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MY HAWAIIAN BABY
Words & Music:
Richard T. Ramos
Artist: P.T. Kissack
Murray-Vollmar Music,
St Louis, Missouri
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MY HONOLULU HAWAIIAN LU
Words & Music:
Samuel W. Persson
Manhattan Music,
New York, New York
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ONE-TWO-THREE-FOUR
Words: S. Kalama
Music: Jack Alau
Artist: Albert W. Barbelle
Jack Snyder,
New York, New York
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ON THE BANKS OF HONOLULU BAY
Words & Music:
George L. Cobb
Artist: Edward H. Pfeiffer
H. C. Weasner,
Buffalo, New York
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THE TOURIST IN FLORIDA
Words & Music:
Arthur Amsden
Arthur Amsden,
Saginaw, Michigan
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UKELELE SWEETHEART
Words: Jack Murray
Music: Kenneth Stambaugh & Irving Mills
Artist: Starmer
Jack Mills,
New York, New York
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UKULELE BLUES
Words & Music:
Claude Lapham, May Singhi Breen & Samuel Kors
Edward B. Marks,
New York, New York
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UKULELE LOU
Words & Music:
Jack Le Soir, Roy Dell & Kenneth Casey
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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UKULELE LOU
Words & Music:
Andrew B. Sterling
Artist: Irving Politzer
Joe Morris,
New York, New York
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WAIKIKI MOON
Words & Music:
Reginald A.A. Stoneham
Chappell & Co.,
New York, New York
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WHEN IT'S LOVE TIME IN HAWAII
Words: Roxanne Hampton
Music: Billy Heagney
Artist: Irving Politzer
Joe Davis,
New York, New York
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WHEN THE MOON SHINES IN CORAL GABLES
Words & Music:
Charles Bayha
Irving Berlin,
New York, New York
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WHEN TWILIGHT FALLS IN HAWAII
Music: M. Viola Allen
A.W. Perry's Sons,
Sedalia, Missouri
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WHISPERING PALMS
Words & Music:
Jack Frost
Artist: T
Joe Mills,
New York, New York

1925
Hollywood was really beginning to tap into the alure of Hawaii in the twenties as dozens of South Sea films were released, ALOMA being one of these.

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A DREAM OF HONOLULA AND SPAIN
Words & Music:
C. Preshon
C. Preshon,
New York, New York
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ALOHA OE; Farewell to Thee
Words: Raymond Klages
Music: Queen Liliuokalani
Robbins Music,
New York, New York
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ALOHALAND
Words & Music:
R. Alex Anderson
Artist: Don Blanding
R. Alex Anderson,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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ALOMA
Words: Francis DeWitt
Music: Robert Hood Bowers
Robbins-Engel,
New York, New York
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ALOMA
Words: Francis DeWitt
Music: Robert Hood Bowers
Robbins-Engel,
New York, New York
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BAM BAM BAMY SHORE
Words: Mort Dixon
Music: Ray Henderson
Artist: Stocker
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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BECKY;
I Ain't Comin' Back No More

Words & Music:
Harry S. Decker
Aloha Publishers,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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DREAMY HAWAIIAN EYES
Words: Jack Hetzel
Music: Joseph Lopes
Jack Hetzel,
San Fransisco, California
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DRIFTING AND DREAMING; Sweet Paradise
Words: Haven Gillespie
Music: Egbert Van Alstyne, Erwin R. Schmidt & Loyal Curtis
Artist: G.S.
L.B. Curtis,
New York, New York
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FLORIDA
Words: Abel Green
Music: Jesse Greer
Robbins & Engel,
New York, New York
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GOB
Words & Music:
Bert H. Carlson

Honolulu, Hawaii
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GOLDEN MEMORIES
(OF HAWAII)

Words: Bartley Costello
Music: Robert L. Stevens
Triangle Music,
New York, New York
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HAWAIIAN KISSES
Words & Music:
May Singhi Breen & Peter De Rose
Artist: Frederick S. Manning
Uke-Trades,
New York, New York
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HAWAIIAN RIPPLES
Words: Harry Alcott
Music: Jimmy Preston
J.W. Jenkins & Sons,
Kansas City, Missouri
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HAWAIIAN SERENADE
Words & Music:
Max Dolin, Lloyd Campbell & Billy Hill
Dolin & Campbell,
San Francisco, California
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HAWAIIAN STAR OF LOVE
Words & Music:
Fred Rose
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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HAWAIIAN SUNSET
Words: Ray Sherwood
Composer: F.W. Vandersloot
Vandersloot Music,
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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ISLE OF ENCHANTMENT
Words & Music:
Harold Alexander & Phil Boutelje
Jack Mills,
New York, New York
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IN THE HEART OF HAWAII
Words: Mitchell Parish
Music: Eugene Herbert
Joe Morris,
New York, New York
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LEI I KA MOKIHANA
Words: Henry W. Waiau
Music: Henry W. Waiau & Eddie Harmon
Henry K. Waiau,
Lihue, Hawaii
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LOVE DREAMS OF LULA-LU
Words & Music:
Alice White
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.,
New York, New York
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LUCKY BOY
Words & Music:
Irving Berlin
Francis, Day & Hunter,
London, England
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MEET ME AT TWILIGHT
Words & Music:
Sydney P. Harris
Chappell & Co.,
Sydney, Australia
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MEMORIES OF A LOVELY LEI
Words & Music:
Barronne Kuva
L.S.Wise & Co.,
Adelaide, Australia
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MY GOLDEN SHOWER GIRL
Words: Don Blanding
Music: R. Alex Anderson
Artist: Don Blanding
R. Alex Anderson,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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MY HAWAIIAN DREAM GIRL
Words & Music:
Ray and Oliver Kinney
Oliver Kinney,
Salt Lake City, Utah
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ON SAN DOMINGO ISLE
Words & Music:
Orville Andrews
Orville Andrews,
Lincoln, Nebraska
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SILVER SANDS OF WAIKIKI;
Hawaiian Waltz Song

Words: Marvin Smolev
Music: George Russo
Artist: Irving Politzer
Triangle Music Co.,
New York, New York
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SOME AMBITIOUS MAMA'S HANGIN' 'ROUND MY PAPA
Words & Music:
Tommy Lyman, Al Piantadosi & Sammy Stept
Artist: John Frew
Edward B. Marks,
New York, New York
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THE HAWAIIAN VAMP;
That Haunting Hula Glide

Words & Music:
Johnny Noble & Bob Lukens
Noble & Lukens,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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UKULELE BABY
Words: Jack Meskill & Ed Rose
Music: Al Sherman & Marty Bloom
Jack Mills,
New York, New York
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UKULELE LADY
Words: Gus Kahn
Music: Richard A. Whiting & May Singhi Breen
Artist: Malcolm Perret
Irving Berlin,
New York, New York
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UKULELE LADY
Words: Gus Kahn
Music: Richard A. Whiting
Sydney, Australia
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UKULELE LADY
Words: Gus Kahn
Music: Richard A. Whiting
Sydney, Australia
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UKULELE LADY
Words: Gus Kahn
Music: Richard A. Whiting
Irving Berlin, Inc.,
New York, New York
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UKULELE MOON
Words: Benny Davis
Music: Con Conrad
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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WHEN YOU COME BACK
Words & Music:
Hiram B.K. Anahu
Oscar U. Hyatt,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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WHERE IS MY ROSE OF WAIKIKI?
Words: Raymond B. Egan
Music: Richard A. Whiting
Artist: John V. Ranck
Leo Feist,
New York, New York

1926
The New York, New York publishing house of Leo Feist had two huge hits: HELLO, ALOHA! HOW ARE YOU? and HONOLULU MOON, both illustrated by the masterful John V. Ranck.

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A LITTLE HAWAIIAN WALTZ
Music: Juanita Sawyer
Unknown Publisher
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BEAUTIFUL ISLES OF HAWAII
Words & Music:
Caroline Rice-Flickinger
Caroline Rice-Flickinger,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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DON'T SING ALOHA WHEN I GO
Words & Music:
Walter Smith, Ben Black, & Neil Moret
Villa Moret,
San Francisco, California
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DREAMY HAWAII; A Hawaiian Romance
Words & Music:
Larry Conley
Larry Conley Music,
St. Louis, Missouri
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FLORIDA MOON
Words: Georgie V. Reager
Music: Will James
Martin Bros. Piano Co.,
Springfield, Missouri
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GIVE ME A UKELELE; and a Ukelele Baby, and Leave the Rest to Me
Words & Music:
Lew Brown & Gene Williams
Artist: Starmer
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.,
New York, New York
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HANALEI BAY;
Hawaiian Song

Words & Music:
Alfred Alohikea
Johnny Noble,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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HAWAIIAN FANCIES
Words & Music:
Charles R. Campbell
Charles R. Campbell,
Erie, Pennsylvania
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HAWAIIAN MELODIES
Words & Music:
Frank Ferera
Forster Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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HAWAIIAN PATROL
Words & Music:
Anna E. Brock
Artist: Rosenbaum Studios
Weile Publishing,
St. Louis, Missouri
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HAWAIIAN ROSE
Words: Harry Pease
Music: Ed. G. Nelson
Artist: Albert W. Barbelle
A.J. Stasny,
New York, New York
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HELLO, ALOHA!;
How are You?

Words: Louis Wolfe Gilbert
Music: Abel Baer
Artist: John V. Ranck
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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HONOLULU MOON;
An Alluring Waltz Melody Ballad

Words: Fred Lawrence
Music: Fred Lawrence & Singhi Breen
Artist: John V. Ranck
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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I'LL FLY TO HAWAII
Words & Music:
Lou Davis, Joe Schuster & Ira Schuster
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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IYONE MY OWN IYONE
Words & Music:
Alfred Bryan, Addy Britt & Harold Leonard
Artist: Alfred W. Barbelle
Henry Waterson,
New York, New York
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MAROUBRA BAY
Words & Music:
W. Bates
The Manly Daily,
New South Wales, Australia
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MY HAWAIIAN SUNSHINE
Words & Music:
Louis Wolfe Gilbert & Carey Morgan
Artist: Starmer
Edward B. Marks,
New York, New York
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MY SWEETHEART WALTZ
Words: Harry Pease
Music: Harold Veo & Ed G. Nelson
Artist: Albert W. Barbelle
A. J. Stasny,
New York, New York
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OH HOW SHE COULD PLAY A UKULELE
Words & Music:
Benny Davis & Harry Akst
Artist: Sydney Leff

Irving Berlin,
New York, New York
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PALM TREE BAY
Words: Arthur Morton
Music: Lionel Corrick
Allans Music,
Sydney, Australia
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SUN-KIST HAWAII
Words: George C. Pennington
Music: F.W. Vandersloot

Vandersloot Music,
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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SUNNY HAWAII
Words & Music:
Al Bernard & Sam H. Stept
Lewis Morris,
New York, New York
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TAMIAMI TRAIL
Words: Cliff Friend
Music: Joseph H. Santly
Artist: Starmer
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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TWO EYES IN HAWAII
Words: Mitchell Parish
Music: Eugene Herbert
Joe Morris,
New York, New York
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UKULELE LULLABY;
Since Ukulele Lady Had a Ukulele Baby

Words: Ray Morelle & Gene Williams
Music: Gene Williams
Artist: Fred Low
Lawrence Wright,
London, England
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UNDER THE UKULELE TREE
Words: Mort Dixon
Music: Ray Henderson
Artist: Starmer
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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WHEN MY HONOLULU LADY DOES THE HONOLULU DIP
Words: Mannie Lowenstein
Music: Leonarde Yellman
Pallma Publishing Co.,
Minneapolis, Minnesota

1927
A number of true Hawaiian songs were released, most notibly ALEKOKI, by Alohikea & Kalakaua; and THAT'S WHAT THE LEI SAID TO ME, by Alfred Perez.

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ALEKOKI; A Hawaiian Hula
Words: Lizzie Alohikea
Music: Kalakaua
Cover Artist: J.B. Jordan
Johnny Noble & Charles E. King,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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ALOHA LAND
Words: Virginia McDonald
Music: F. Henri Klickmann
Artist: Albert W. Barbelle
Harold Dixon,
New York, New York
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ALOHA OE BLUES
Words: Bob Lukens
Music: Johnny Noble
Artist: Porter M. Griffith
Honolulu Music,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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BELLS OF HAWAII
Music: Billy Heagney
Fred K. Steele,
New York, New York
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BY THE BLUE HAWAIIAN WATERS
Music: Albert W. Ketelbey
Artist: C.J. Vine
Bosworth & Co.,
New York, New York
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BY THE CORAL SEA
Words: M.G. Thomas & R. Dupil
Music: A. Paquin

Popular Music,
Montreal, Canada
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CALM HAWAIIAN SEAS
Words & Music:
Len J. Mackay
L.F. Collins,
Melbourne, Australia
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DEAR LITTLE PAL; of Waikiki
Words: Ruth Person Vandersloot
Music: F.W. Vandersloot

Vandersloot Music,
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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DRIFTING AND DREAMING;
Words: Haven Gillespie
Music: Egbert Van Alstyne, Erwin R. Schmidt & Loyal Curtis
Campell, Connelly & Co.,
London, England
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HAWAIIAN DREAM BOAT
Words & Music:
Charlie Harris, Louis O'Connell & Fred Rose
Ted Browne,
Chicago, Illinois
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HONOLULU; Home Sweet Home
Words: James Stanley Royce
Music: F.W. Vandersloot

Vandersloot Music,
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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HONOLULU SONG-BIRD
Words & Music:
Edgar Leslie & Billy Stone
Lawrence Wright,
London, England
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LAND OF DROWSY WATERS
Words: George Hayden
Music: George P. Hulton
Pallma Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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MOONLIT WATERS
Words: Cliff Friend
Music: Nacio Herb Brown
Artist: Dean Morrison
Villa Moret,
San Francisco, California
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MY HAWAIIAN SONG OF LOVE
Words & Music:
Benny Davis & Harry Akst
De Sylva, Brown & Henderson,
New York, New York
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PARADISE ISLE
Words: Ray Klages
Music: Al Goering & Jack Pettis
Harms,
New York, New York
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SONG OF HAWAII
Words & Music:
Merton H. Bories & Paul Corbell

Artist: Dean Morrison
Villa Moret,
San Francisco, California
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SUN KISSED ISLE
Words: Gus Kahn
Music: Walter Blaufuss
Jerome H. Remick,
New York, New York
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THAT'S WHAT THE LEI SAID TO ME
Words & Music:
Alfred Perez
Oscar Hyatt,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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THE SURF
Music:
Harry Van Dyke
Carl Fischer,
New York, New York

1928
MAY DAY IS LEI DAY was released in honor of the annual tradition of Lei Day which was founded by the artist/poet Don Blanding the previous year. Blanding also released GOODBYE HONOLULU AND YOU with R. Alex Anderson.

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A FIJIAN FAREWELL
Words & Music:
John Merton
Suttons Ltd.,
Sydney, Australia
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ALOHA OE;
Farewell to Thee

Composer: Queen Liliuokalani
Artist: King Rich
Paull Pioneer Music,
New York, New York
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DREAMING DOWN ON SILVER BAY
Words: Bob Schafer
Music: Frank Milne & Robert DeSocio
Artist: Hoffman

Edward B. Marks,
New York, New York
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FLOWER OF LOVE
Words: Dave Dreyer & Ruby Herman
Music: William Axt, David Mendoza
Irving Berlin,
New York, New York
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GOOD-BYE HAWAII
Words & Music:
Merton H. Bories
Villa Moret,
San Francisco, California
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GOODBYE HONOLULU AND YOU
Words: Don Blanding
Music: R. Alex Anderson
R. Alex Anderson,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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HAWAIIAN MEMORIES
Words: Mel Brewster
Music: Fred Asmus
H. C. Weasner & Co.,
Buffalo, New York
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HONOLULU SWEETHEART OF MINE
Words: Joe Davis
Music: Eugene Stanley & Singhi Breen
Triangle Music,
New York, New York
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IN SUNNY HAWAII
Words: Eddie Palmer
Music: Harry Archer
Villa Moret,
San Francisco, California
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I SIGH FOR HAWAII
Words & Music:
Phil Boutelje & Irving Bibo
Bibo, Bloedon & Lang,
New York, New York
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LEIHUA;
Hawaiian Love Song

Words & Music:
H. Macknight & Charles Roth
F.B. Haviland,
New York, New York
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MAY DAY IS LEI DAY;
In Hawaii

Words & Music:
"Red Hawk"
Paul Summers,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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MOANA;
of the South Sea Isle

Words & Music:
Mel Ball, Lew Porter & Ross Gorman
Denton & Haskins,
New York, New York
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MOON OF HAWAII
Words & Music:
Helen Size
Artist: William R. Cameron
Lloyd Campbell,
San Francisco, California
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NAGASAKI
Words: Mort Dixon
Music: Harry Warren

Remick Music,
New York, New York
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ROYAL HAWAIIAN HOTEL
Words & Music:
Mary Robins
Ohio Publishing,
Cleveland, Ohio
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SAILING ALONG TO HAWAII
Words & Music:
Merton H. Bories
Artist: William R. Cameron

Villa Moret,
San Francisco, California
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SOMEWHERE IN HAWAII
Words: Harry Pease
Music: Ed Nelson
Artist: Albert W. Barbelle

Villa Moret,
San Francisco, California
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WHAT ALOHA MEANS
Words & Music:
Charles Alphin
Oscar Hyatt,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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WHAT ALOHA MEANS
Words & Music:
Merton H. Bories and Hugh Barrett Dobbs
Villa Moret,
San Francisco, California

1929
Sonny Cunha has another hit with HAWAIIAN GIRL O' MINE.  Hollywood continued to release Hawaiian-themed films which contained such songs as A LITTLE BUNGALOW which appeared in the Marx Brother's film "Cocoanuts," and PAGAN LOVE SONG which appeared in "The Pagan." My Kalua Rose was another popular film.

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A FLOWER LEI;
One Little Kiss - Goodbye

Words & Music:
Johnny Noble & Bert Carlson
Johnny Noble,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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A LITTLE BUNGALOW
Words & Music:
Irving Berlin
Artist: Sydney Leff
Irving Berlin,
New York, New York
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BEAUTIFUL ISLE
Words: Paul De Frank
Music:
Arthur W. Dodge
Unknown Publisher
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BLUE HAWAII;
Waltz Song

Words & Music:
Abel Baer, Irving Caesar & Ira Schuster
Leo Feist,
New York, New York
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BLUE HAWAII;
Waltz Song

Words & Music:
Abel Baer, Irving Caesar & Ira Schuster
Allan's Music,
Sydney, Australia
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BLUE HAWAII;
Waltz Song

Words & Music:
Abel Baer, Irving Caesar & Ira Schuster
Artist: Würth
Francis Day,
Paris, France
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BLUE WATERS
Words: Ned Washington
Music: Nathaniel Shilkret
Artist: Albert W. Barbelle
Forster Music,
Chicago, Illinois
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DREAMLAND HAWAII:
I'll Always Think of Thee

Words & Music:
Bertha Weber
Sherman, Clay & Co.,
San Francisco, California
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DREAMS OF HAWAII
(AND YOU)

Words & Music:
F.W. Vandersloot
Vandersloot Music,
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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DREAMY HONOLULU
Words: Eugene West
Music: Albert Gumble
Artist: Pud Lane
Walter Donaldson,
New York, New York
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DREAMY SOUTH SEA MOON
Words: Ruth V. Hoyt
Music: Carl D. Vandersloot
Vandersloot Music,
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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FOR YOU A LEI
Words & Music:
Johnny Noble & Oscar Hyatt
Johnny Noble,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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HAWAIIAN GIRL O' MINE
Words & Music:
"Sonny" Cunha
Artist: Martin R. Aden
Cunha Publishing,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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I'D LIKE TO STEAL AWAY TO HAWAII AND YOU
Words & Music:
George Walker
Allan's Music,
Melbourne, Australia
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MY KALUA ROSE
Words: Al Bryan
Music: Eddie Ward
Chappell-Harms
New York, New York
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MY HAWAIIAN HOME
Words: John V. Pacheco
Music: John V. Pacheco & Johnny Noble
Johnny Noble,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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PAGAN LOVE SONG
Words: Arthur Freed
Music: Nacio Herb Brown & Hank Linet
Robbins Music,
New York, New York
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PAGAN LOVE SONG
Words: Arthur Freed
Music: Nacio Herb Brown & Hank Linet
J. Albert & Sons,
Sydney, Australia
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SONG OF THE ISLANDS;
Na lei o Hawaii

Words & Music:
Charles E. King
Artist: Frederick S. Manning
Edward B. Marks,
New York, New York
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SOUTH SEA ISLAND ROSE
Words: W. H. Barthel
Music: Bob Raeburn
Walter B. Simon,
St. Louis, Missouri
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SOUTH SEA ROSE
Words & Music:
L. Wolfe Gilbert & Abel Baer
J. Albert & Son,
Sydney, Australia
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SPARKLING WATERS OF WAIKIKI

Words & Music:
Joe Davis & Spencer Williams
Artist: Alfred W. Barbelle
Triangle Music,
New York, New York
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SWEETHEART OF THE TROPICAL SEA
Words: Susan Wren
Music:
Henry Katzman & Paul Denniker
Joe Davis,
New York, New York
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'TAINT NO SIN:
To Dance Around in Your Bones

Words: Edgar Leslie
Music: Walter Donaldson
Artist: Pud Lane
Walter Donaldson,
New York, New York
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THE KAMAAINA;
A Child of Hawaii

Words: Flora Center & John R. Morse
Music:
R. Alex Anderson
R. Alex Anderson,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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THERE'S A LITTLE MAORI WHARE; In a Little Mauri Pa
Words & Music:
Alf J. Lawrance
J. Albert & Son,
Sydney, Australia
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