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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 208 episodes, 2010-2019
Scott Caan ...  Danny Williams / ... 208 episodes, 2010-2019
Daniel Dae Kim ...  Chin Ho Kelly 168 episodes, 2010-2017
Grace Park ...  Kono Kalakaua 168 episodes, 2010-2017
Taylor Wily ...  Kamekona 138 episodes, 2010-2019
Masi Oka ...  Max Bergman 135 episodes, 2010-2017
Chi McBride ...  Lou Grover 128 episodes, 2013-2019
Jorge Garcia ...  Jerry Ortega 119 episodes, 2013-2019
Dennis Chun ...  Sgt. Duke Lukela 117 episodes, 2010-2019
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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

On this show, season two, episode nineteen, "Kalele", Edward Asner played a jeweler called August March. He played the same character on Hawaii Five-O (1968), season eight, episode fifteen, "Wooden Model of a Rat". The new episode used footage of his original appearance, explaining in the new continuity that he was arrested in his youth by a cop named McGarrett (Steve's father). Asner played March again on this show, season three, episode two, "Kanalua". See more »

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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 »

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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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Written by Morton Stevens
Performed by Brian Tyler
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Highly entertaining cop show
8 February 2011 | by cosmic_questSee all my reviews

I have never seen an episode of the original 'Hawaii Five-O' (although I will certainly give it a go if it is ever repeated on television) so I have no preconceptions of what to expect with this rebooted version. However, I do love American cop shows and have been looking forward to this since I first heard it was being produced. For those unfamiliar with the premise, the show is set in Hawaii and centres on a newly formed police unit consisting of ex-Navy SEAL Steve McGarrett, New Jersey detective Danny Williams (who has grudgingly moved to Hawaii to be with his young daughter), wrongly disgraced Hawaiian detective Chin Ho Kelly and his rookie cousin Kono Kalakaua (who, apparently, was a guy in the 1970s version but is played by Grace Park in this version).

'Hawaii Five-O' is very much a light, fast action show and doesn't pretend to be anything more. To watch this show, you are required to sit back, relax and suspend your belief. since the characters and story lines are the television version of 'Bad Boys' and 'Lethal Weapon'. As a fan of shows like 'LA Heat' and 'Fastlane', it is refreshing to see the car chases, cop banter and beating up of bad guys that is found in 'Hawaii Five-O'. If you are wanting realism and dark story lines then watch 'Criminal Minds' or 'Blue Bloods' instead, both of which are also good for different reasons to why this show is enjoyable. There is so much realism on television today that I do like something that is pure and simple fun although I do hope that as the show progresses, we will see the characters develop and strengthen.

It certainly a show that deserves a look-in. Even if one doesn't like the characters or the story lines, it's worth watching just to see beautiful Hawaii and the wonderful sun (for British viewers, this is probably the only chance we'll get to see the sun until June, if then!).


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