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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).
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Series cast summary:
Alex O'Loughlin ...  Steve McGarrett 203 episodes, 2010-2018
Scott Caan ...  Danny Williams / ... 203 episodes, 2010-2018
Daniel Dae Kim ...  Chin Ho Kelly 168 episodes, 2010-2017
Grace Park ...  Kono Kalakaua 168 episodes, 2010-2017
Masi Oka ...  Max Bergman 135 episodes, 2010-2017
Taylor Wily ...  Kamekona 133 episodes, 2010-2018
Chi McBride ...  Lou Grover 123 episodes, 2013-2018
Jorge Garcia ...  Jerry Ortega 114 episodes, 2013-2018
Dennis Chun ...  Sgt. Duke Lukela 112 episodes, 2010-2018
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Storyline

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. Written by ahmetkozan

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

20 September 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hawaii Five-0 See more »

Filming Locations:

O'ahu, Hawaii, USA

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Trivia

In season two, episode eighteen, "Lekio", the old man on the boat is played by James Caan, Scott Caan's real-life father. See more »

Goofs

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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Each episode title is in the Hawaiian language. See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.27 (2012) See more »

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Hawaii 5-0 Theme
Written by Morton Stevens
Performed by Brian Tyler
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"Get them off my Island"
20 December 2010 | by wright7700See all my reviews

I can't say enough good about this show and its actors. All four of the major characters were well chosen and show a great range of emotions, allowing for considerable character development. In one episode, we learn more about where all four of them than we did in the original series from 1968-80. Their acting ability and range would allow for big screen versions of the show.

Instead of the squeaky clean and unrealistic, monotone characters of the original series, all of these people have "issues" related to the complexities and problems of modern life: long distance moves, job stress, living away from family members, political problems.

The plots of each episode move very quickly, and I am able to pick up new things watching an episode a second time.

While the pilot and first few episodes didn't take advantage of the beautiful backdrop of Hawaii quite enough, they sure have made up for that over the season. Molokai, Kauai, and rural areas of Oahu have all been displayed in a beautiful radiant fashion. Having been there twice myself, I believe that every American should see this true paradise.

I had never seen Alex O'Loughlin in anything before this series, and he knocks the ball out of the park with his modern, over the top, somewhat Neanderthal McGarrett, who pushes the law to the limit to win. His chemistry with Scott Caan makes the series. They deliver without turning this into Baywatch.

It would be interesting to see Jean Smart, the governor, a bit more, but that might politicize the cases a little too much. The writers and producers have a long way to run with this thing.

"Get them off my island."


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