Waikiki (film)

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Written by
Directed byRon Satlof
Music by Stu Phillips
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producers Douglas S. Cramer
Aaron Spelling
ProducersRobert Janes
Dave Love (associate producer)
Elaine Rich (associate producer)
E. Duke Vincent (supervising producer)
Production locations Kailua, O'ahu
CinematographyRobert L. Morrison
  • Joe Morrisey
  • John Shreyer
Running time96 minutes
Production company Aaron Spelling Productions
Original networkABC
Picture formatColor
Audio format Mono
Original release
  • April 21, 1980 (1980-04-21)

Waikiki (also known as Waikiki Mission) is a 1980 American action crime drama television film that originally aired on ABC. [1] Directed by Ron Satlof, it stars Dack Rambo, Steve Marachuk, Donna Mills, Tanya Roberts, Cal Bellini, and Darren McGavin and follows a pair of private detectives called on to investigate the bizarre serial murders of young women in Waikiki.



Two private detectives who operate out of a Waikiki discotheque are called on to investigate the bizarre serial murders of young women.



The Los Angeles Times called it "fast and absorbing escapist fare." [2]

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  1. "Waikiki (1980)". The Betamax Rundown. February 24, 2014. Retrieved August 3, 2018.
  2. BRASH PRIVATE EYES IN 'WAIKIKI' Thomas, Kevin. Los Angeles Times 21 Apr 1980: g6.