Big Hawaii

Drama series about a powerful ranching family with Cliff Potts as Mitch Fears, a prodigal son who has returned. The storyline is about a wealthy old-line rancher and his liberal son. Shot in Hawaiian locations.

If there is a prevailing theme in NBC TV's Big Hawaii, Wednesdays, (10-11 p.m.), it is "family spirit". It is about life on the massive Paradise Ranch owned by Barrett Fears (John Dehner). There are two families on the ranch — the Fears, played by Hollywood actors Dehner, Cliff Potts, and Lucia Stralser, and fhe Kalahanis, a true Hawaiian family played by Hawaiian citizens. Elizabeth Smith plays the matriarch of the Kalahanis, Lulu. Moe Keale plays her son, Garfield. And Remi Abellira plays her grandson, Kimo.

Show Info

Network: United States NBC (1977 - 1977)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 22:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama Adventure Romance
Created by: William Wood

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Previous Episode

The Trouble with Tina

Episode 1x11; Dec 28, 1977

When Mitch Fears rejects advances by a teenage country girl, she retaliates by accusing him of rape.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x11: The Trouble with TinaDec 28, 1977
1x10: TightropeDec 21, 1977
1x09: The Sugar WarDec 14, 1977
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