The BEST Episodes of NCIS: Hawai'i

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 20, 2021

Network: CBS

Jane Tennant, the first female Special Agent in Charge of NCIS Pearl Harbor, and her unwavering team of specialists balance duty to family and country while investigating high-stakes crimes involving military personnel, national security and the mysteries of the sun-drenched island paradise itself.

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#1 - Gaijin

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 18, 2021

When a Japanese sailor is killed on American soil and evidence links the case to the previous murder of the victim’s girlfriend back in Japan, NCIS must find the murderer before the wrong person is accused and the case triggers a diplomatic crisis. Also, Captain Milius makes a personal request to Tennant.

star 7.88
41 votes
Directors: Tim Andrew
Writers: Ron McGee

#2 - Paniolo

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 11, 2021

When a beloved Paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) is shot while out riding his horse, Jane and her team must gain the trust of the Paniolo community to help find the culprits and protect the Paniolo's life. Also, Kai tries to convince his stubborn father to see a doctor.

star 7.72
185 votes
Directors: Larry Teng
Writers: Noah Evslin

#3 - Recruiter

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 4, 2021

Kai goes undercover with one of Hawai`i’s oldest surf gangs when a petty officer who’s trying to help wayward kids find a new path in the Marines is murdered.

star 7.65
226 votes
Directors: Ruben Garcia
Writers: Matt Bosack, Yalun Tu

#4 - Boom

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 27, 2021

Tennant and NCIS must take down a notorious team of international thieves using WWII explosives on armored trucks before they complete their final big job and disappear. Also, Kai searches for a new place to live; Lucy and Whistler have a standoff about their previous encounter; and Ernie’s mission in the field is more alarming than he expected.

star 7.58
263 votes
Directors: Larry Teng
Writers: Christopher Silber, Jan Nash

#5 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 20, 2021

An experimental Naval aircraft crashes on Oahu, and Tennant and her team must find who is behind it before classified state secrets are exposed.

star 7.44
348 votes
Directors: Larry Teng
Writers: Christopher Silber, Jan Nash, Matt Bosack