Hawaiian Heat is an American drama television series that premiered on ABC from September 14 to December 21, 1984. It starred Robert Ginty and Jeff McCracken as two Chicago cops who quit their jobs in the Windy City to become detectives in Hawaii. Their boss at the Honolulu Police Department was played by veteran actor Mako. Many of the episodes were directed by Ivan Dixon. The series was shot in Hawaii. Only eleven episodes aired on ABC, including the pilot movie.