Island Son (1989)

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Island Son is a CBS television medical drama during its 1989-90 schedule.

Island Son marked the return to regular weekly series television of Richard Chamberlain, who had not so appeared since his Dr. Kildare series almost 25 years earlier. In the interim he had enjoyed a somewhat successful career in feature films, and had become widely known as "The King of the Miniseries" due to his success in that format.

Chamberlain once again portrayed a dedicated medical doctor, Dr. Daniel Kulani. Kulani was born in Hawaii and practiced on the mainland for many years prior to his return to work at the fictional Kamehameha Medical Center in Honolulu. Kulani's complicated life involved his stressful work environment; his adoptive parents, Tutu and Nana; his 18-year-old son, Sam; and his love interest, high school drama teacher Nina Delaney. Dr. Kulani's complicated life was never resolved to the satisfaction of the viewers because the program was canceled in March 1990.

  1. Martin Rabbett


  2. Judith Paige Mitchell


  3. Lane Slate


Series Cast

  1. Richard Chamberlain

    Richard Chamberlain

    18 Episodes

  2. William McNamara

    William McNamara

    18 Episodes

  3. Brynn Thayer

    Brynn Thayer

    18 Episodes

  4. Clyde Kusatsu

    Clyde Kusatsu

    18 Episodes

  5. Timothy Carhart

    Timothy Carhart

    18 Episodes

  6. Alberta Watson

    Alberta Watson

    18 Episodes

  7. Kwan Hi Lim

    Kwan Hi Lim

    18 Episodes

  8. Ariana Richards

    Ariana Richards

    18 Episodes

  9. Ray Bumatai

    Ray Bumatai

    18 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1989 | 18 Episodes

Season 1 of Island Son premiered on September 19, 1989.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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