Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)

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Set against the beautiful tropical landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii, this series centered around the cases of Hawaiian Eye Private Investigations and the two handsome, slick, tough-guy ... See full summary »

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 Cricket Blake / ... (128 episodes, 1959-1963)
Poncie Ponce ...
 Kazuo Kim / ... (127 episodes, 1959-1963)
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 Tom Lopaka / ... (116 episodes, 1959-1963)
Anthony Eisley ...
 Tracy Steele / ... (104 episodes, 1959-1963)
Douglas Mossman ...
 Moke / ... (90 episodes, 1959-1963)
Mel Prestidge ...
 Lt. Danny Quon / ... (66 episodes, 1959-1963)
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Set against the beautiful tropical landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii, this series centered around the cases of Hawaiian Eye Private Investigations and the two handsome, slick, tough-guy detectives who ran the firm - Thomas Jefferson Lopaka, or Tom for short, and Tracy Steele, a Korean War veteran and former city police detective. They operated out of a swank office at the Hawaiian Village Hotel, where they were also the house detectives. Assisting them occasionally was a funny, ukulele-strumming Hawaiian taxi driver named Kazuo Kim, whose wardrobe - consisting of a straw hat and crazy Hawaiian shirts - and numerous relatives living all over the Hawaiian Islands willing to help his employers if they needed it, provided invaluable comic relief. They were also aided by a dim-bulbed, scatter-brained, flippant nightclub singer and photographer named Chryseis "Cricket" Blake. Later joining the team was private eye Greg MacKenzie, an old friend of Tom's from the mainland. Troy Donahue came along... Written by Vrinda Rao <rao@mailbox.fdu.edu>

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(134 episodes)

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Tom Lopaka's full name is Thomas Jefferson Lopaka. Cricket Blake's real first name is Chryseis See more »

Quotes

Iris Landon: You're poking your nose in where it doesn't belong.
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Tormented (1992) See more »

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Hawaiian Eye
Music by Jerry Livingston
Lyrics by Mack David
Theme song performed by an unidentified singing group
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a pleasant memory.....
21 March 2000 | by (new jersey, usa) – See all my reviews

I was sad to see no one commented on this long ago staple of my television introduction. I saw this show mostly in re-runs, but was always a fan of the genre. This type of detective show was copied alot, only the location changed. There was SURFSIDE 6, 77 SUNSET STRIP, to name 2. The Hawaiian location made this one special. I remember fondly the sexy, young Connie Stevens playing the nightclub singer, Cricket. She was the one to see at the Boom Boom Room. The wise-cracking, local cab driver played by Poncie Ponce helped fill out the show. There was something for everyone. And I still remember the theme song clearly. It would be nice to see again....


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