Big Hawaii

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Big Hawaii
Created by William Wood
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 12 (3 unaired) (list of episodes)
Producer(s) William Finnegan
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Finnegan Associates
Distributor MGM Worldwide Television
Original network NBC
Original release September 21 – November 23, 1977

Big Hawaii is an American drama television series that aired from September 21 until November 23, 1977. The pilot film Danger In Paradise aired on May 12, 1977 (the series was also screened on ITV in Britain under that title).


A wealthy family owns the massive Paradise Ranch on the island of Hawaii.[1]


  • Cliff Potts as Mitch Fears
  • John Dehner as Barrett Fears
  • Lucia Stralser as Karen "Keke" Fears
  • Bill Lucking as Oscar Kalahani
  • Elizabeth Smith as Lulu (Auntie Lu)
  • Moe Keale as Garfield
  • Remi Abellira as Kimo
  • Josie Over as Asita


No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 "Gandy" TBA Story by : Donald P. Bellisario
Teleplay by : Tim Maschler
September 21, 1977 (1977-09-21)
Barrett's niece loses a large sum of money when she is conned by a pilot.
2 "The Sun Children" TBA TBA September 28, 1977 (1977-09-28)
The members of a new commune gets blamed for a typhoid epidemic.
3 "Pipeline" TBA TBA October 12, 1977 (1977-10-12)
Mitch protects a friend from a vicious ex-husband.
4 "Red Midnight" TBA TBA October 19, 1977 (1977-10-19)
Mitch crash-lands a plane near an erupting volcano.
5 "Graduation Eve" TBA TBA October 26, 1977 (1977-10-26)
Mitch and Oscar are deputized on the same night as a high school graduation.
6 "Yesterdays" TBA TBA November 2, 1977 (1977-11-02)
7 "You Can't Lose 'Em All" TBA TBA November 9, 1977 (1977-11-09)
The sidekick of a rodeo star plans to manipulate a match.
8 "The Trouble with Tina" TBA TBA November 16, 1977 (1977-11-16)
Mitch is falsely accused of rape.
9 "Sarah" TBA TBA November 23, 1977 (1977-11-23)
The leader of a halfway house for runaway girls becomes emotionally involved with a self-destructive teenager.
10 "Blind Rage" TBA TBA UNAIRED
11 "The Sugar War" TBA TBA UNAIRED
12 "Tightrope" TBA TBA UNAIRED


  1. ^ TV Guide. "Big Hawaii Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2013-01-16. 

External links[edit]