THE CONCEPT: In this follow-up to the critically acclaimed HAWAIIAN DICK, Private Investigator Byrd finds himself entangled in a gangland turf war for control of paradise. Hired to investigate the mysterious sabotage of a brand new luxury resort, Byrd soon finds any number of suspects, both human and inhuman. Torn between rival factions, Byrd can't rely on help from his friend, Detective Mo Kalama, who finds himself stalked by the very men who hired Byrd.
THIS ISSUE: With Mo missing, Byrd attempts to unravel the mystery of who's sabotaging the Seaside Sands and the Coral Reef resorts. As Kahami heads into the surrounding villages, Byrd attempts to coax information from underworld strongman Stew Mulligan by drinking him under the table. Along the way, Byrd stumbles onto the secret behind the mob's fascination with Hawaii, Kahami uncovers the legends of the bay, Mo prepares for a date with hungry sharks, and Stew Mulligan comes face-to-face with his own mortality.