Spike goes Hawaiian with a week of “Hawaii Five-O”

He was the top cop on the Islands. Jack Lord’s Steve McGarrett was a virtual one-man force, taking on international espionage, drug kingpins, organized crime, counterfeiting … and murder — especially murder. With his signature “Book ’em, Danno — murder one!” he closed dozens of gripping cases and helped the series become respected as one of the templates for the modern police drama.

As CBS returns to the scene of the Hawaiian crime series with its 21st-century update, “Hawaii Five-0,” Spike honors the original with a weeklong presentation of the entire 1968 first season of the Emmy-winning series. Starting Monday, Aug. 30, the network will broadcast McGarrett and Danno’s exploits from 9am-6pm ET/PT, until the Season 1 finale Friday, Sept. 3.

And in the unlikely case you’ve forgotten one of the coolest themesongs in television history …