My Little Grass Shack in Kealakekua HawaiiWords & Music by Tommy Harrison & Johnny Noble, 1933
Recorded by The Andrews Sisters, 1934
E7/6 A6 Cdim E7 A6 I want to go back to my little grass shack Fdim A Edim B7 In Ke - a - la - ke - ku - a, Hawaii E7/6 Fdim E7 Cdim E7/6 I want to be with all the kanes and wahines Fdim E7 D9 A That I knew long ago Fdim C#7 C#7/G# Cdim(IV) C#7 I can hear old guitars a - play - ing F#7 Gdim F#7 On the beach at Ho - nau - nau B7 Cdim Fdim(III) B7 I can hear the Hawaiians say - ing Cdim E7 D9 E7 Edim E7alt Ko - mo mai no ka - u - a i ka ha - le we - la - ka - hao Cdim A6 Fdim E7/9 Fdim A6 Fdim B7 It won't be long till my ship will be sailing back to Kona E7/6 Fdim E7 Fdim E7/6 E7 Gdim C#7 A grand old place that's al - ways fair to see, D9 F#7 Edim D9 F#7 I'm just a little Hawaiian like a homesick island boy DM7 D6 Dm+7 Dm6 B7 I want to go back to my fish and poi Cdim A6 Cdim A6 I want to go back to my little grass shack Fdim A Edim B7 In Ke - a - la - ke - ku - a, Hawaii Cdim E7 D9 E7 Cdim E7 Edim Where the hu - mu hu - mu nu - ku nu - ku a - pu - a Bm7-5 Fdim A Go swim - ming by.
The 1934 date for The Andrews Sisters' recording is a bit of a guess; if you have specific information that can confirm or refute that, I'd love to see it.
If you're interested in trivia, the following historical footnotes are frequently found online:
This song was introduced in Kona, Hawaii at the July 4th canoe races, 1933. Kealakekua is the bay where Captain Cook was killed in 1779. Honaunau is the ancient City of Refuge and Kona is the district where both are located on the Big Island.