Hawaiian Heat

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Hawaiian Heat
Hawaiian Heat Title Screen.jpg
Title screenshot of Hawaiian Heat.
Created byJames D. Parriott
Theme music composerTom Scott
Opening theme"Goodbye Blues"
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes11
Running time45 minutes
Production company(s)Universal Television
Original networkABC
Original releaseSeptember 14 (1984-09-14) – December 21, 1984 (1984-12-21)

Hawaiian Heat is an American drama television series that premiered on ABC on September 14, 1984. It starred Robert Ginty and Jeff McCracken as two Chicago cops who quit their jobs in the Windy City to become detectives in Hawaii. Their boss at the Honolulu Police Department was played by veteran actor Mako. Many of the episodes were directed by Ivan Dixon. The series was shot in Hawaii.[1] Only eleven episodes aired on ABC, including the pilot movie. Its theme song, "Goodbye Blues," is now used by online video producer Brad Jones as the theme for his show "80's Dan."


Guest Stars included:


# Title Original airdate
1"Pilot"September 14, 1984 (1984-09-14)
2"Ice Cream Man"September 21, 1984 (1984-09-21)
3"Wave of Controversy"September 28, 1984 (1984-09-28)
4"Inherited Trait"October 12, 1984 (1984-10-12)
5"A Different Kind of Justice"October 19, 1984 (1984-10-19)
6"Missing in Hawaii"October 26, 1984 (1984-10-26)
7"Yankees vs. The Cubs"November 2, 1984 (1984-11-02)
8"Ancient Fires"November 9, 1984 (1984-11-09)
9"Old Dues"November 16, 1984 (1984-11-16)
10"Andy's Mom"November 23, 1984 (1984-11-23)
11"Picture Imperfect"December 21, 1984 (1984-12-21)


  1. ^ "Television Series and Specials Shot in Hawaii". Hawaii Film Office. Retrieved June 6, 2015.

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