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Hawaii Five-0 

Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua.
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 Steve McGarrett (169 episodes, 2010-2017)
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 Danny Williams (169 episodes, 2010-2017)
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 Chin Ho Kelly (168 episodes, 2010-2017)
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 Kono Kalakaua (168 episodes, 2010-2017)
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 Max Bergman (135 episodes, 2010-2017)
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 Kamekona (98 episodes, 2010-2017)
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 Lou Grover (89 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Jerry Ortega (80 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Sgt. Duke Lukela (77 episodes, 2010-2017)

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Steve McGarrett comes to Hawaii to avenge his father's death but when the governor offers his own task force, he accepts. He picks up team members on the way, Danny Williams, the head detective on his father's case, Chin Ho Kelly, a former HPD Detective who was fired for accused corruption and McGarrett's father's old patrol partner, Kono Kalakaua, a Cadet at the Police Academy who's 1 week from graduating, and Captain Lou Grover, a former Chicago PD Head of SWAT.

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What seems like a mistake regarding the ranks of the team is actually a nod to McGarretts military service with the Navy S.E.A.L.s. In the SEALs and other special forces units rank is not as important as experience and expertise so a lower ranking member could be team leader. In cases where the highest ranking member is team leader the rest of the team is usually free to make suggestions and plans, acting almost as a pseudo democracy with the team leader making the final call as to what they do. A good example of this is a film is Lone Survivor (2013) starring Mark Wahlberg and Taylor Kitsch, during the scene in which the team argues over what to do with the goat herders who discover them and American Sniper (2014) when Chris Kyle asks to start his own task force and when he joins the Marines for house clearing despite his assignment being to provide cover fire as a sniper. See more »

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The dancers in the opening credits are actually performing native French Tahitian "'O 'tea tamuré" dance (female in traditional Tahitian grass skirt with hips rapidly moving to fast drumming in a figure 8) and the male performing the traditional "danse du feu", or fire dance, and have no relation whatsoever to traditional native Hawaii dances. The hula dance, the traditional native Hawaiian dance, does not feature drums, nor grass skirts, nor rapid hip movements; its costume is made of medium length, green "ti" leaves and its main focus is on the dancers' hands, by which they tell a story. No percussion for Hawaiian hula, but their music is the unmistakable ukulele sound. See more »

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[repeated line]
Steve McGarrett: Book'em, Danno!
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Hawaii 5-0 Theme
Written by Morton Stevens & Brian Tyler
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Hawaii Five-O Nice!
28 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was around for the original series, although I was only about 5 or 6 at the time, but I still watched it with my folks and liked the original series. Now as I look back, I find that the original I can't even watch anymore... how the times have changed.

Now we are introduced to the new Five-0 and what a pleasant surprise! The 4 main actors are excellent and they have a good chemistry together. Grace Park is absolutely gorgeous! A stunning beauty and great actor as well. One of the other things I enjoy about the remake is the edge of the new show. This thing feels more like "24" then the Five-O of old, which is great! Keep up the great work guys and you've got a watcher here!


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