Ornery and robust octogenarian Paul Jacobson, who suffers from short term memory loss, wakes up in a place he doesn't recognize and struggles to figure out where he is. He learns he's living in a retirement home in Hawaii. Still trying to get oriented, he finds a dining hall where he meets, for what he thinks is the first time, table mates. His frustration builds when he's informed that he ate meals with them the day before. In his growing confusion, he returns to his room, finds a bag of bottles in his kitchenette and decides to discard them in the building's trash chute. When the bag gets stuck, Paul is shocked to discover a body wedged in the trash chuste. Things go downhill from there for Paul as he becomes a suspect and then is threatened himself by the murderer. Along the way Paul discovers love and romance, while trying to stay alive and find the killer.