Everyone in the family is excited when Mike tells them that his company is sending him to Honolulu for a business trip, and he is able to bring them all along all expenses paid. Their vacation starts off well as they take in the many sights of Oahu. But things start to change when the boys accompany Mike to the construction site. There, Bobby finds a small tiki idol, which he decides he will keep as a good luck charm. What Bobby is unaware of is that one of the construction workers, old Mr. Hanalei, a traditional native islander, earlier saw the idol, and recognized it as a native taboo idol of evil to anyone who touches it. Beyond the luck Bobby and Cindy have in meeting island entertainer Don Ho while the idol is in Bobby's possession, near catastrophes end up occurring to whoever is in the possession of the idol, although no one in the family sees it as a bad luck charm, but still the exact opposite. But that bad luck may prove serious for the latest in the family to have it in his... Written by
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The incidental music during Greg's surfing contest is an homage to Mort Stevenson's theme music for Hawaii Five-O
(1968). See more
I'm sure glad Greg didn't get hurt. It would have ruined our picnic tomorrow!
Well, that's certainly looking on the bright side of things!
Referenced in Zombieland
Music by Harry Revel
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Performed by Don Ho
& Sam Kapu Jr. See more