During a stopoff on a bird-watching expedition, tourists photograph an old sugar mill. They don't know that the mill is a front for a gold-smuggling operation and that one of their photographs has caught the leader through a window. The leader sends a pack of goons to kill everyone in the tourist party and steal their film. McGarrett and a newspaper journalist, who got hold of the pictures, must try to identify the man in the picture and take down his operation before he gets them.
Did You Know?
The title comes from the old proverb: A bird in hand is worth two in the bush. See more
Toward the end of the closing credits. Pau and the end appear on a picture of two glasses of cocktails. See more