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1940
Johnny Noble, R. Alex Anderson and Ray Kinney were big names in the early forties.

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ALOHA OE
Words: Lee Marvin
Music:
Queen Lydia Liliuokalani
M.M. Cole,
Chicago
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ALOHA OE
Music: Queen Lydia Liliuokalani

Artist: N.P.S.
Calumet Music,
Chicago
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BLUE LEI
Words: R. Alex Anderson
Music:
Milton Beamer
Anderson Songs,
Honolulu
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HAWAII;
I Love You

Words & Music:
Sol K. Bright
Golden Gate,
Oakland
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HAWAIIAN WAR CHANT
Words: Ralph Freed
Music:
Johnny Noble, Leleiohaku & D. Savino
Miller Music,
New York
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HAWAIIAN WAR CHANT
Words: Ralph Freed
Music:
Johnny Noble & Leleiohaku
London,
England
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HILO HATTIE
Words: Harold Adamson
Music:
Don McDiarmid & Johnny Noble
Miller Music,
New York
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HONOLULU BUNDLE; Ka-Puolo
Words & Music:
Nat Vincent & Eddie Armstrong
Chart Music,
Chicago
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HULA MAID, IF YOU ONLY KNEW
Words & Music:
Unknown Artist
Unknown Publisher
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ISLAND SERENADE
Words: Harold Adamson
Music:
Ray Kinney & Johnny Noble
Miller Music,
New York
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KOHALA MARCH
Music: Eddie Alkire
Eddie Alkire,
Easton, PA
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LOVELY HULA HANDS
Words & Music:
R. Alex Anderson
Artist: LaSalle
Anderson Songs,
Honolulu
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PAGAN MOON
Words & Music:
Stan Brent
Stanford F. Brent,
Honolulu
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PRINCESS POO-POO-LY HAS PLENTY OF PA-PA-YA
Words & Music:
Harry Owens
Royal Music,
Honolulu
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PRINCESS POO-POO-LY HAS PLENTY OF PA-PA-YA
Words & Music:
Harry Owens
Royal Music,
Honolulu
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PRINCESS POO-POO-LY HAS PLENTY OF PA-PA-YA
Words & Music:
Harry Owens
Royal Music,
Honolulu
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RHYTHM OF THE ISLANDS
Words & Music:
Leon Belasco, Jacques Press & Eddie Cherkose
Miller Music,
New York
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SLEEPY LAGOON
Words: Jack Lawrence
Music:
Eric Coates
Chappell & Co.,
New York
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SOUTH SEA ISLAND MOON
Words & Music:
Gage Brewer
Clef  Music,
New York
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TRADE WINDS
Words & Music:
Cliff Friend & Charlie Tobias
Harms Inc.,
New York
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ULILI HULA; Gourd Dance
Words: Danny Kuaana
Music: Dick McIntire & Roland A. Ball
Ball Music,
Hollywood

1941
The bombing of Pearl Harbor would change Hawaii forever.
Tony Todaro had a hit with HAWAIIAN MOON. He would write one of the definitive books on Hawaiian Music years later.

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ALOHA KAMAAINA
Words & Music:
Bernard Denoe
Oahu Publishing,
Cleveland
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ALOHA MOON
Words: Clarice Bowan
Music:
Unknown
Unknown Publisher
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HAWAIIAN MOON
Words & Music:
Tony Todaro
Hale Koliac,
Honolulu
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HAWAIIAN MOON
Words & Music:
Tony Todaro
Republic Music,
New York
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HAWAIIAN TWILIGHT
Words & Music:
John Tieman
Oliver Ditson,
Bryn Mawn, PA
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I WILL REMEMBER YOU
Words & Music:
R. Alex Anderson & Carter Nott
Anderson Songs,
Honolulu
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IT HAPPENED IN HAWAII
Words: Al Dubin
Music:
Mabel Wayne
Remick Music,
New York
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MAHALO NUI
Words & Music:
Gladys Rich
Pioneer Music Press,
Salt Lake City
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POPOCATEPETL
Words: Bill Hampton
Music:
George Duning
Broadcast Music,
New York
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SOUTH SEA SADIE
Words:
Don McDiarmid
Music:
Don McDiarmid & George Kruesling
Tropic Tunes,
Honolulu
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SONG OF THE TROPICS
Words & Music:
Ray Meany & Winona Morford
Golden Gate,
Oakland
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SWEET HAWAIIAN LOVE
Words & Music:
Herman Smith
Artist: P.G.
Golden Gate,
Oakland
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THE DAY YOU SAY GOODBYE TO OLD HAWAII
Words & Music:
Jack Meskill, Don George & Johnny Noble
Miller Music,
New York
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THE VOICE OF HAWAII
Words & Music:
David Keoho
Golden Gate,
Oakland
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THE WHITE BLOSSOMS OF TAH-NI
Words: Frank Loesser
Music:
Frederick Hollander
Paramount Music,
New York
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TROPIC TRADE WINDS
Words & Music:
Johnny Noble, Mel Peterson & Don George
Miller Music,
New York
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WE'LL ALWAYS REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR
Words & Music:
Alfred Bryan, Willie Raskin & Gerald Marks
Mills Music,
New York
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WHITE HIBISCUS IN THE MOONLIGHT
Words & Music:
Bernie K. Kaai
Golden Gate,
Oakland

1942
The Hawaiian music industry was devastated by Pearl Harbor and World War II.

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BEAUTIFUL HAWAII
Words & Music:
Edna Mae Burnam
Willis Music,
Cincinnati
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DREAMING OF OLD HAWAII
Words & Music:
Ray Kinney
Unknown Publisher
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HAWAIIAN HOSPITALITY
Words & Music:
Harry Owens & Ray Kinney
Royal Music,
Los Angeles

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SILENT UKULELE
Words & Music:
Harry Owens
Royal Music,
Honolulu

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SING ME A SONG OF THE ISLANDS
Words & Music:
Mack Gordon & Harry Owens
Bregman, Vocco and Conn, New York

1943
Johnny Noble was the king of the Hawaiian music field, but Bernie Kaai was making an impression as well.

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ALOHA OE
Music: Liliuokalani

Unknown Publisher
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ALOHA WAE I'A OE
Words & Music:
Johnny Noble & Ray Canfield

Miller Music,
New York
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BEAUTIFUL HAWAII
Words & Music:
Lani McIntire, Harry Mann & Mildred Cuomo

Paull-Pioneer Music,
New York
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CAST YOUR CARES TO THE TRADE WINDS
Words:
Don McDiarmid
Music:
Jack Coale
Tropic Tunes,
Honolulu
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GOTTA HANA-HANA NOW
Words & Music:
Jack Jenkins

Tropic Tunes,
Honolulu
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HAWAIIAN TIME
Words & Music:
Johnny Noble

Miller Music,
New York
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KUU AINA ALOHA; My Beloved Homeland
Words & Music:
Bernie K. Kaai
Golden Gate,
Oakland
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LEHUA; Flower of My Heart
Words & Music:
Bernie K. Kaai
Golden Gate,
Oakland

1944
Hollywood tropical songs were still being mass produced for eager audiences.

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HAWAIIAN WAR CHANT
Words: Ralph Freed
Music:
Johnny Noble & Leleiohaku
Unknown Publisher
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LOVIN'; 'Neath the Bright Hawaiian Moon
Words & Music:
Russ Brinker

Artist: LaSalle
Walking Tunes,
Honolulu
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SING A TROPICAL SONG
Words: Frank Loesser
Music:
Jimmy McHugh
Paramount Music,
New York
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SLEEPY STARS IN HAWAII
Words & Music:
Sgt. Sam DeVincent

Chart Music Publishing,
Chicago
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SONG OF THE ISLANDS
Words: Charles E. King
Music:
Charles E. King, Lawrence Kempton & T. Kahana
Edward B. Marks,
New York
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UNDER THE BAMBOO TREE
Words & Music:
Bob Cole

Edward B. Marks,
New York
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YAAKA HULA HICKEY DULA; Hawaiian Love Song
Words & Music:
E. Ray Goetz, Ray Young & Pete B. Wendling
Unknown Publisher

1945
ECHOES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC was released by Hal Aloma and John Leal.

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BY A BLUE LAGOON
Words & Music:
Maxwell Eckstein

Carl Fischer,
New York
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ECHOES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC
Words & Music:
Hal Aloma & John Leal

Excelsior Music,
New York
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HILO MARCH
Composer:
Will Pele
Oahu Publishing,
Cleveland
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KULANI
Words & Music:
Danny Kuaana & Mary Kanaele

Unknown Publisher
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ISLE OF MEMORIES
Words & Music:
William McKinley Garman
Garman Music,
Los Angeles

1946
An extremely slow year for Hawaiian music.

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HILO MARCH
Words & Music:
Johnny Pineapple
Oahu Publishing,
Cleveland

1947
Hilo Hattie has a hit with WHEN THEY BUILD A PUKA IN THE PALI.

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OAHU; My Lovely Island Home
Words & Music:
Carmen Lombardo

Lombardo Music,
New York
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SILVER MOON OVER HAWAII
Words: C. Burton Vertrees
Music: Paul Curtis
Arlington Music,
Hollywood
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TO YOU, ALOHA, MY HAWAII
Words & Music:
Paul Koy
Paul Koy,
Honolulu
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WHEN THEY BUILD A PUKA IN THE PALI
Words & Music:
Clara Inter & Andy Cummings
Unknown Publisher

1948
Roy Rogers promotes the hit HAWAIIAN COWBOY, and Jack Owens releases the popular HUKULAU SONG.

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HAWAIIAN COWBOY
Words & Music:
Rex Allen & Emma Wirths Johnson
Adams-Vee & Abbott,
Chicago
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I'LL WEAVE A LEI OF STARS FOR YOU
Words & Music:
R. Alex Anderson & Jack Owens
Lombardo Music,
New York
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ON AN ISLAND WITH YOU
Words: Edward Heyman
Music:
Nacio Herb Brown
Miller Music,
New York
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THE HUKILAU SONG
Words & Music:
Jack Owens
Lombardo Music,
New York

1949
MELE KALIKIMAKA by R. Alex Anderson was released this year, and has stood the test of time to become the official Hawaiian Christmas song. Arthur Godfrey did much to promote Ukulele music in the upcoming decade.

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BEYOND THE REEF
Words & Music:
Jack Pitman
Jack Pitman Music,
Honolulu
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BLUE HAWAIIAN MOONLIGHT
Words & Music:
Stanford King
Theodore Presser,
Bryn Mawn, PA
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LITTLE HULA HANDS
Words & Music:
Mel Peterson
Crossroads Music,
Indianapolis
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MELE KALIKIMAKA
Words & Music:
R. Alex Anderson
Anderson Songs,
Honolulu
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SOME ENCHANTED EVENING
Words: Oscar Hammerstein II
Music: Richard Rogers
Williamson Music,
New York
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SOME ENCHANTED EVENING
Words: Oscar Hammerstein II
Music: Richard Rogers
Unknown Publisher
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SURFBOAT RIDER
Words & Music:
Evalie M. Fisher

Carl Fischer,
New York
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THE HULA ONI ONI E
Words & Music:
Arthur Godfrey

Unknown Publisher
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TROPICAL ISLAND
Words & Music:
Bob Williams, Johnny Smolen & Ray Meany
Golden Gate,
Oakland
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