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, Lori Weston entry to Five-O temporarily, how Catharine Rollins a girl friend of Steve and Captain Lou Grover, a former Chicago PD Head of SWAT.
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Several references to the Star Trek franchise (from the original series, spin-offs, and feature films with the original series and spin-off cast including) have been featured throughout the series. During season two, Dr. Max Bergman's (Masi Oka's) VW 181 has a "Warp 9" personalized license plate, while in season three, George Takei guest starred as Chin's uncle (Takei appeared on Hawaii Five-O (1968) back in 1975 during season eight). Also, Dr. Bergman's feud with Dr. Dhawan was over a Yeoman Janice Rand action figure, which was revealed during season five. Supporting cast member Terry O'Quinn (Joe White) appeared on a Star Trek spin-off as a Starfleet Admiral, and during season seven, Rosalind Chao (Keiko Ishakawa O'Brien from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)) as the Governor of Hawaii. Daniel Dae Kim appeared on Star Trek: Voyager (1995) and Star Trek: Enterprise (2001), and writers Roberto Orci and producer Alex Kurtzman (who are part of the Kelvin timeline Star Trek film series). Kurtzman is also the co-creator of Star Trek: Discovery, the most recent Star Trek TV series, set in the Original timeline. Also, Peter Weller (who guest starred in Star Trek: Enterprise (2001) and Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013) as Admiral Alexander Marcus) has directed some of this show, including, season three, episode fifteen, "Hookman". See more
The silver Camaro that is driven in the series is an RS model as is seen in the RS emblem in the front grill; however, in some scenes filmed inside the car, the headrests have the SS logo stitched into them. In other scenes, the headrests do not have the SS logo. See more
Each episode title is in the Hawaiian language. See more
Hawaii 5-0 Theme
Written by Morton Stevens
Performed by Brian Tyler See more