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 240 episodes, 2010-2020
Scott Caan ...  Danny Williams / ... 240 episodes, 2010-2020
Taylor Wily ...  Kamekona 170 episodes, 2010-2020
Daniel Dae Kim ...  Chin Ho Kelly 168 episodes, 2010-2017
Grace Park ...  Kono Kalakaua 168 episodes, 2010-2017
Chi McBride ...  Lou Grover 160 episodes, 2013-2020
Dennis Chun ...  Sgt. Duke Lukela 150 episodes, 2010-2020
Masi Oka ...  Max Bergman 136 episodes, 2010-2019
Jorge Garcia ...  Jerry Ortega 130 episodes, 2013-2019
Ian Anthony Dale ...  Adam Noshimuri / ... 98 episodes, 2011-2020
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Steve McGarrett (Alex O'Loughlin) 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 (Scott Caan), the head detective on his father's case, Chin Ho Kelly (Daniel Dae Kim), a former Honolulu Police Department Detective who was fired for accused corruption, and McGarrett's father's old patrol partner, Kono Kalakaua (Grace Park), a Cadet at the Police Academy who's one week from graduating, Lori Weston (Lauren German), entry to Five-O temporarily, Catharine Rollins (Michelle Borth), a girlfriend of Steve, and Captain Lou Grover (Chi McBride), a former Chicago Police Department Head of S.W.A.T. Written by ahmetkozan

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Trivia

At the time of the final episode of Hawaii Five-0 (2010), there were 240 episodes produced and broadcast, which compares to 281 episodes produced and broadcast in the original Hawaii Five-O (1968). See more »

Goofs

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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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #15.20 (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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Release Date:

20 September 2010 (USA) See more »

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Hawaii Five-0 See more »

Filming Locations:

O'ahu, Hawaii, USA

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