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NCIS: Hawai'i Season 1 aired at 10:00 P.M. EST in the United States, following episodes of NCIS Season 19.

The season premiered on September 21, 2021, and set to conclude on May 23, 2022.


Series Regulars[]

Name Portrayed by Role
Jane Tennant Vanessa Lachey NCIS Female Special Agent and the leader of the NCIS: Pearl team.
Kai Holman Alex Tarrant NCIS Special Agent.
Jesse Boone Noah Mills NCIS Special Agent (Senior).
Lucy Tara Yasmine Al-Bustami NCIS Special Agent (Junior).
Ernie Malik Jason Antoon NCIS: Pearl Cyber Intelligence Specialist.
Alex Tennant Kian Talan Student and Jane's older son.
Kate Whistler Tori Anderson Defense Intelligence Agency Officer

Recurring Cast[]

Name Portrayed by Role
Capt. Joe Milius Enver Gjokaj Deputy Chief-of-Staff to Commander, Pacific Fleet.
Julie Tennant Mahina Napoleon Julie's youngest daughter
Norman Gates Sharif Atkins NCIS: Pearl Forensic Expert
Maggie Shaw Julie White Jane's friend and mentor


NCIS: Hawai'i Season 1 aired alongside NCIS Season 19, NCIS: Los Angeles Season 13, Magnum P.I. Season 4 and S.W.A.T. Season 5.


Episode Number Production Title Airdate Summary
Series Season Code
1 1 HAW101 Pilot (NCIS: Hawaii episode) September 20, 2021 Special Agent in Charge of NCIS Pearl Harbor Jane Tennant, who, with her unwavering team of specialists, balances duty, family and country, while investigating high-stakes crimes involving military personnel, national security and the mysteries of the sun-drenched island paradise itself. In the premiere episode, an experimental Naval aircraft crashes on Oahu, and Tennant and her team must find who is behind it before classified state secrets are exposed.
2 2 HAW102 Boom (NCIS: Hawaii episode) September 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 while 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.
3 3 HAW103 Recruiter (episode) October 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.
4 4 HAW104 Paniolo (episode) October 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 while Kai tries to convince his stubborn father to see a doctor.
5 5 HAW105 Gaijin (episode) October 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 while Captain Milius makes a personal request to Tennant.
6 6 HAW106 The Tourist (episode) November 1, 2021 When Tennant and NCIS are tasked with finding a kidnapped globe-trotting social media star, they find that she is not who her husband, or her followers, think she is while the team is at odds with Whistler who has an agenda of her own.
7 7 HAW107 Rescuers (episode) November 8, 2021 When a Navy petty officer is murdered, Jane and the team investigate while protecting the victim's friend and colleague.
8 8 HAW108 Legacy (NCIS: Hawaii episode) November 29, 2021 When an anti-capitalist protestor is murdered, Jane and the team investigate and find themselves caught in a war between eco-activists and a tech billionaire fighting over a piece of land. Also, Jane and Captain Joe go on a date.
9 9 HAW109 Imposter (episode) December 6, 2021 The NCIS team investigates a cold case involving WWII-era bones on the 80th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor bombings, and are shocked to learn they belong to a 100-year-old survivor of the attack.
10 10 HAW110 Lost (episode) January 3, 2022 NCIS crosses paths with Whistler's team while investigating a shipping container filled with contraband weapons while Tennant debates arresting Alex's friend's dad, knowing it will cause her friend to move away.
11 11 HAW111 The Game (episode) January 17, 2022 When evidence to put away a drug kingpin is stolen, Lucy goes undercover at an underground poker tournament to find out which high-roller is behind the crime while Lucy's feelings are in turmoil when Whistler's ex-girlfriend arrives in town.
12 12 HAW112 Spies Part 1 (episode) January 23, 2022 When the NCIS Hawaii team investigate the mysterious death of a Navy engineer, Joseph Chan, they learn the last person he met with before his death was his colleague, Maggie Shaw, Jane's mentor and friend, who's been kidnapped while David Sola, a New Zealand intelligence service case officer arrives in Hawai'i, following a lead in his case that connects Joseph's death to a Chinese black op secret agent.
13 13 HAW113 Spies Part 2 (episode) January 24, 2022 While Jane investigates Maggie's kidnapping, she's shocked when she learns the truth and enlists her team and Whistler to prove her findings.
14 14 HAW114 Broken (episode) February 28, 2022 While Jane is questioned following Maggie Shaw's arrest, the rest of the team investigates a mysterious case of Marines with damaged ear canals from a weapon that emits ultrasonic waves while Ernie visits his friend, Dr. Tony Lee to identify possible suspects who had access to his classified weapon.
15 15 HAW115 Pirates (episode) March 7, 2022 As Jesse enjoys a day sailing with his daughter, Gracie, pirates suddenly seize their yacht, take all the passengers hostage and attack Jesse, leaving it up to his team to quickly locate and rescue his daughter.
16 16 HAW116 Monster (NCIS: Hawaii episode) March 14, 2022 Kai goes undercover as a chef in a local restaurant to gather intel on a notorious criminal kingpin who has a connection to the eatery while Jane discovers that a school on the mainland has recruited Alex on a baseball scholarship, which he's kept secret from his family.
17 17 HAW117 Breach (NCIS: Hawaii episode) March 21, 2022 When a ransomware attempt causes a dam to malfunction, Ernie and a team of hackers are tasked to find the culprit quickly, before all power and water is cut off on the island as Lucy and Whistler work together, giving Whistler a chance to apologize to Lucy and mend their relationship.
18 18 HAW118 T'N'T (episode) March 28, 2022 NCIS Agents Nick Torres and Jessica Knight travel to Hawai'i when they learn a key witness in one of their old cases has turned up there with crucial evidence.
19 19 HAW119 Nurture (episode) April 18, 2022 The NCIS team investigates a shipwreck carrying exotic animals that now threaten the native wildlife on Oahu while Alex sustains a career-ending injury and Kai asks Melanie, a fish and wildlife agent, out on a date.
20 20 HAW120 Nightwatch (episode) May 2, 2022 When a navy seaman is involved in a murder, the NCIS team is called to work the case on their day off and Lucy finds out Whistler turned down a promotion in D.C. to stay in Hawai'i.
21 21 HAW121 Switchback (episode) May 16, 2022 Captain Milius returns to Hawai’i for a secret prisoner exchange operation, and brings in Jane to be his personal security escort in the Philippines, where the exchange will take place.
22 22 HAW121 Ohana (episode) May 23, 2022 Captain Milius continues to work with Tennant and her team in the aftermath of the prisoner exchange between the U.S. and eastern Europe while Whistler takes Ernie's advice and makes a grand gesture in the hope of winning Lucy back.