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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Alex O'Loughlin ...  Steve McGarrett 200 episodes, 2010-2018
Scott Caan ...  Danny Williams 200 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 130 episodes, 2010-2018
Chi McBride ...  Lou Grover 121 episodes, 2013-2018
Jorge Garcia ...  Jerry Ortega 111 episodes, 2013-2018
Dennis Chun ...  Sgt. Duke Lukela 109 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

Language:

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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Dolby Digital

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Throughout the series "Kalakaua Avenue" is mentioned (Steve and Danny have chased people on Kalakaua Avenue). Kalakaua is Kono's last name 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 »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Steve McGarrett: Book'em, Danno!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in The 37th Annual People's Choice Awards (2011) See more »

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Hawaii 5-0 Theme
Written by Morton Stevens
Performed by Brian Tyler
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I enjoyed the pilot episode, it's got some heart to it
21 September 2010 | by cdn_moviefanSee all my reviews

Actors: Main 3 are cookie cutter, nearly identical birth years. I like that they're in their 30's and not all 90210 on viewers. Storyline: Definitely an action show, and it's done adequately. Script: Solid. Some cheesy stuff, some wow stuff, some well acted scenes. A few roll your eyes moments, but that keeps in part with the way the original was.

Pros: The script writing. The acting. The actors aren't Hollywood good-looking. But they are a good match with the scripts. Subtle little moments of humour, that you have to see visually and/or hear. Something ha ha will be thrown in there when you least expect it. The building of the characters. You find out little bits here and there and already starting to get a better understanding of how a character is the way he or she is.

Cons: The filming of a fight sequence, taking on the bad guys was terrible. That's not a spoiler. You'd fully expect to see one, seeing as it was in a huge amount of TV commercials. It sucks because you can see the distance between them, when they are at blows with each other. The editing is a shambles, it's so crappy in the action sequences. Could be much better. Hire more qualified people, it's worth it.

The believability of some legal situations are a bit dodgy. That detracts, and makes it a little hard to buy into it. But then again it is not a documentary. It's a TV show that's there to entertain you. Watch yourself a reality show like Cops if you're going to harp on it.

Summarily. My take: I like it because it's fresh. The camaraderie reminds me (a little) of: some Starsky and Hutch, a dash of 21 Jump Street, and yes the feel of the original Hawaii Five-O is there. It's on location on beautiful Oahu, with little studio time in it. Outdoors: That's just how they roll on that island.


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