Sterling Mossman

Happy in Hawaii

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Happy in Hawaii may be the first full-length LP by Sterling "Hula Cop" Mossman. Also, it may have been a monaural release only. It is one of the funniest, best comedic music records ever, a triumph for Decca and Hawaiians (not to mention entertainers and policeman). It is also hopelessly obscure, as are most of the best records of Hawaiian music. From "Kumu in a Muumuu" to "Holoholo Kaa (Step on the Gas)" to "The Pidgin English Hula" to "Don't Dig That Poi," Detective Mossman absolutely delivers on the album's title. He's happy, and you'll also feel "Lucky You Come Hawaii."