This is one of many, many songs in the same vein - Hawaii and ukuleles, and, of course, girls! Written and published around 1916, it has words by Gerald N. Johnson, music by Henry Kailimai, and was published by Jerome H. Remick of New York, New York.
The cover of the sheet music shows a Hawaii girl holding a ukulele sitting under a palm tree with a man who would not be out of place at an Eton boating gala.
Suggestion credit: Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2
Two tears roll down Sinead O'Connor's face. toward the end of the video for "Nothing Compares 2 U." They were shed because she associated the song's lyrics of love and loss with her mother, who was killed in a car accident in 1985.
"What's Up" by 4 Non Blondes has endured as one of the most popular songs of the '90s, but it wasn't a huge hit at the time and the band split after one album. Frontwoman Linda Perry went on to write hits for Pink and Christina Aguilera.