"Nostalgic Hawaii" was composed by George de Fretes and Jan Rap. It is also known as "Welcome To Hawaii" or "Hawaiian Pussycat." The main instruments being played in the piece include a bass guitar, a steel guitar, a ukulele, a vibraphone, a drum set, a vibraphone, an acoustic guitar, a vocal backup chorus and other percussion instruments.

This piece was created by The Royal Hawaiian Minstrels in 1969.



  • This track played in the SpongeBob SmartyPants web series which debuted in 2019. This shows that the crew still has the rights to the track despite having been erased from the APM library, and marks its first usage in 12 years.
  • Since its introduction up until its finale usage, season 4 is the only season in which this track does not play.
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