Four men, posing as Army specialists whose truck overturned and spilled cannisters marked as deadly VX nerve gas, evacuate a small town on Oahu's remote north coast. That evacuation includes the bank, which the criminals then saw into and knock over for a fortune. McGarrett immediately orders a roadblock on the only highway up that side of the island, stranding the bank robbers far from any point of escape. McGarrett mans Five-O headquarters (he's absent from the action for most of this show) while Danny, Chin and Ben go op to investigate. The two mainland "haoles," a music-company owner and his buddy, have prepared for this by breaking down hundreds of old 8-track cassettes, stuffing the money inside them and giving them, a few at a time, to one of the locals, a driver for the resort hotel where they are staying, who can take them out in his van on supply runs and stash them elsewhere. The question, though, is whether the other local, a bellman at the same hotel, will crack under the...
Did You Know?
When they were loading money in the tape cartridges to go in the caddy, they were using cheap Certron cartridges in white housings. When the pineapple truck was stopped at the roadblock, the police officer took one of the tapes out of the caddy. It was a Santana 'Abraxas' tape in a red housing with a typewritten index label with the words Walker Music pasted on it. See more