Because the country of Japan has very strong restrictions on handguns, smugglers can turn huge profits by buying or stealing them in Hawaii and seeking them on the Tokyo black market. A Tokyo police officer, who narrowly escaped an assassination attempt on the Tokyo street and picked up the assailant's weapon, traces it to Honolulu. He arrives there and tells McGarrett of his find, and the two of them form a task force to find the leaders of a Hawaiian smuggling ring. Written by
Did You Know?
Despite the relatively early air date, this was the next-to-last show filmed during the 1976-77 season (the last one was "A Capitol Crime," airing four weeks later). See more
Chin Ho says to McGarrett over the radio that the truck is marked Manoa, when in fact, it is marked Moana. See more