Hawaiian Heat 36 years old

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 reclusive African-American actor/director Ivan Dixon. 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".



Name Character
Shelley Winters She was 64 , 85 years old when she died
Robert Ginty He was 35 , 60 years old when he died
Branscombe Richmond He was 29 , now 65 years old
Mako Iwamatsu He was 50 , 72 years old when he died
Tracy Scoggins She was 30 , now 67 years old


Name Job title
Ivan Dixon Directing He was 53 , 76 years old when he died Director
Bruce Kessler Directing He was 48 , now 85 years old Director
John Llewellyn Moxey Directing He was 59 , 94 years old when he died Director
David Hemmings Directing He was 42 , 62 years old when he died Director
Kim Manners Directing He was 33 , 58 years old when he died Director
Hawaiian Heat (36 years)


  • First Air Date: 1984-09-14
  • Runtime: [60,45] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 11