Nagata escapes from a mental institution, thinking it is December 1941. He had been part of a group called Black Dragons, a Japanese group that engaged in "fifth column" activities. Nagata upon escaping kills a guard, steals dynamite and constructs a time bomb. It turns out Nagata was supposed to blow up a fuel-storage facility at Pearl Harbor. McGarrett & Co. race to stop Nagata who also has his grown daughter, who he has mistaken for his wife, as a hostage. Written by
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The title of this episode (which must have greatly upset CBS censors) comes from an expression Japanese fighter pilots shouted as they led the charge on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Variants on the phrase included "To hell with Roosevelt!" and "To hell with Roy Acuff!". See more
Yoshio Nagata is planning to blow up the fuel storage tanks at Pearl Harbor, yet when he is on top of the fuel tank with his daughter, the pineapple water tower at the Dole Cannery (which is in downtown Honolulu) can be seen clearly. This tower cannot be seen from Pearl Harbor. See more
[Discovering what Nagatas target really is
There must be 5 million gallons of gas in them tanks... If that kook blows Sand Hill, It's Mele kalimaka to all.
Det. Steve McGarrett
Yeah, and if it goes, half of Honolulu goes with it.