Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #540 - 6/29/11

Alaska and Hawaii


1. Born in Hawaii, her biggest hit was "If I Can't Have You" from the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack.: Yvonne Elliman
2. "This is the moment I've waited for, I can hear my heart singing, soon bells will be ringing" is the opening line to what song?
: "Hawaiian Wedding Song"
3. This singer, raised in Homer, Alaska, had her biggest album with Pieces of You in 1995.
: Jewel
4. Israel Kamakawiwo?ole is known for playing this small guitar-like instrument associated with Hawaii.
: Ukulele
5. Frank Zappa warned us not to do this in a bizarre song set in Alaska.
: "Don't Eat the Yellow Snow"
6. This Hawaiian-born singer had a hit in 2011 with "The Lazy Song."
: Bruno Mars
7. Queen Lili'uoakalani, the last Queen of Hawaii, wrote many songs, but she's best known for this Hawaiian standard.
: "Aloha Oe"
8. "Tiny Bubbles" was this Hawaiian's theme song.
: Don Ho
9. He starred in both Blue Hawaii and Paradise, Hawaiian Style, and also filmed a live concert from Hawaii in 1973.
: Elvis Presley
10. According to Bing Crosby, what is "Hawaii's way to say Merry Christmas to you?"
: "Mele Kallikimaka"
11. This 1960 Johnny Horton hit was the theme from a comic Western movie starring John Wayne and Fabian.
: "North To Alaska"
12. Liz Damon's Orient Express, from Hawaii, had one hit on the pop charts in 1970 - what was it?
: "1900 Yesterday"
13. This Hawaiian singer and Bobby Brown had a Number One hit in 1990 with "She Ain't Worth It."
: Glenn Medeiros
14. Though she got her start in New York City, this "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" singer was born and grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii.
: Bette Midler
15. "Arctic Magic Flute," first staged in 2007, sets the opera in Alaska. Who wrote the original opera?
: Mozart
16. The Ventures recorded the theme to this TV show and had a hit with it in 1969.
: "Hawaii Five-O"
17. What Hawaiian location was mentioned in the lyrics to the Beach Boys' "Surfin' USA?": 
Waimea Bay

Bonus: What are the four words associated with the tuning notes for the strings of the ukulele?: My dog has fleas!

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