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Johnny Noble (1892–1944)

Trivia:

Famous Hawaiian songwriter. Led his own band of Hawaiian musicians and played in various hotels in Honolulu and Moana. Moved to Los Angeles 1925. Returned to Hawaii 1927. Executive, Mutual Telephone Co. of Honolulu.

Died:

(age 51) in Manoa, Hawaii, USA

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 2011 The Descendants (writer: "Papa Sia", "Leahi", "Ka Loke", "'Ulili E", "He'Eia")
 2008 Forgetting Sarah Marshall (writer: "My Little Grass Shack")
 2007 Surf's Up (arranger: "Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai)")
 2006 Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland (Documentary) (writer: "Hawaiian War Chant")
 2006 Shortbus (writer: "Pretty Red Hibiscus")
 2004 50 First Dates (writer: "My Little Grass Shack in Kealakekua Hawaii")
 2004 The Lion King 1 1/2 (Video) (writer: "Hawaiian War Chant")
 2003 Keen Eddie (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot: Eddie (2003) ... (writer: "Hawaiian War Chant")
 2002 Punch-Drunk Love (writer: "Moana Chimes")
 1999 Runaway Bride ("My Little Grass Shack")
 1999 Breakfast of Champions (writer: "My Little Grass Shack in Kealakekau, Hawaii")
 1998 The Waterboy (writer: "Hawaiian War Chant")
 1995 Circle of Friends (writer: "Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai)")
 1994 North ("HAWAIIAN WAR CTA-HU-WA-HU-WAII", "MY LITTLE GRASS SHACK")
 1994 The Lion King (writer: "Hawaiian War Chant" (Tahuwa-Huwai) (1936))
 1990 The Hot Spot (performer: "MY LITTLE GRASS SHACK IN KEALAKEKUA, HAWAII") / (writer: "MY LITTLE GRASS SHACK IN KEALAKEKUA, HAWAII")
 1989 Pink Cadillac (writer: "Hawaiian War Chant")
 1989 Loverboy (writer: "Hawaiian War Chant")
 1988 Dolly (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Hawaii (1988) ... (writer: "Across The Sea", "Little Grass Shack")
 1985 That's Dancing! (Documentary) (writer: "Hola E Pae")
 1979 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Sylvester Stallone (1979) ... (music: "Hawaiian War Chant" - uncredited)
 1967 Charlie Bubbles (writer: "My Tane" - uncredited)
 1959 You Bet Your Life (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.15 (1959) ... (music: "Little Grass Shack In Kealakekua, Hawaii")
 1958 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bob Sails for Hawaii (1958) ... (writer: "My Little Grass Shack In Kealakekua, Hawaii" - uncredited)
 1957 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ozzie's Triple Banana Surprise (1957) ... (writer: "Hawaiian War Chant" - uncredited)
 1956 The Revolt of Mamie Stover (music: "Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai)" - uncredited)
 1955 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gracie Tries to Select George's Next Wife (1955) ... (writer: "My Little Grass Shack In Kealakekua, Hawaii" - uncredited)
 1954 Our Miss Brooks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Hawkins Travel Agency (1954) ... (writer: "My Little Grass Shack")
 1952 The Liberace Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Tribute to Hawaii ... ("Hawaiian War Chant")
 1952 Magical Maestro (Short) (music: "Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai)" - uncredited)
 1949 Dancing in the Dark (music: "Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai)" - uncredited)
 1948 On an Island with You (music: "The Beauty Hula" (1935), "Anapau" (1935) - uncredited)
 1944 Song of the Open Road (music: "Hawaiian War Chant" (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai)" (186?) - uncredited)
 1943 I Dood It (writer: "Hola E Pae" - uncredited)
 1943 Follow the Band (writer: "Hilo Hattie" - uncredited)
 1942 Iceland (writer: "A Song of Old Hawaii" - uncredited)
 1942 Ship Ahoy (music: "Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Ha-Hai)" (1936) - uncredited)
 1942 Song of the Islands (music: "Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai)" (1936) - uncredited)
 1941 Moonlight in Hawaii (music: "Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai)" - uncredited)
 1940 It's a Date (music: "Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai)" - uncredited)
 1939 Honolulu (writer: "Hola E Pae" - uncredited)
 1938 Ray Kinney and His Royal Hawaiian Orchestra (Short) (writer: "Across the Sea", "A Song of Old Hawaii", "Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai)" - uncredited)
 1938 Hawaii Calls ("That's the Hawaiian in Me")
 1935 Freddie Martin & His Orchestra (Short) (writer: "My Little Grass Shack in Kealakekua - Hawaii" - uncredited)
 1935 Show Kids (Short) (writer: "My Little Grass Shack in Kealakekua - Hawaii" - uncredited)
 1934 Mirrors (Short) (writer: "My Little Grass Shack in Kealakekua - Hawaii" - uncredited)
 1934 Mike Fright (Short) (writer: "My Little Grass Shack In Kealakekua" - uncredited)
 1934 A Visit to the South Seas (Documentary short) (music: "Kalakaua" - uncredited)
 1932 Arsène Lupin (writer: "Flower Lei" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Among his best known songs are "Hawaiian War Chant", "My Little Grass Shack in Kealekekua, Hawaii" and "Island Serenade".

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Trivia:

Famous Hawaiian songwriter. Led his own band of Hawaiian musicians and played in various hotels in Honolulu and Moana. Moved to Los Angeles 1925. Returned to Hawaii 1927. Executive, Mutual Telephone Co. of Honolulu.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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