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Hawaii Five-0 

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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 235 episodes, 2010-2020
Scott Caan ...  Danny Williams / ... 235 episodes, 2010-2020
Daniel Dae Kim ...  Chin Ho Kelly 168 episodes, 2010-2017
Grace Park ...  Kono Kalakaua 168 episodes, 2010-2017
Taylor Wily ...  Kamekona 165 episodes, 2010-2020
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Jorge Garcia ...  Jerry Ortega 132 episodes, 2013-2020
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Storyline

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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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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Trivia

The wife of the original series creator, Leonard Freeman (who died in 1974, age fifty-three), was Joan Taylor (known after her marriage by her given first name, Rose, along with her husband's family name, Freeman, making her Rose Freeman), died on March 4, 2012. After her death, she was the dedicatee "In Loving Memory Of Rose Freeman" on the March 19, 2012 broadcast of this show. See more »

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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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Hawaii 5-0 Theme
Written by Morton Stevens
Performed by Brian Tyler
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Best show I've seen in years!
20 September 2010 | by Deana_1977See all my reviews

I was a huge fan of the original Hawaii Five-O, so when I heard about this attempt at a new show, I was excited but skeptical at the same time. Would it be just another CSI, or would it be different? Would it deserve to be called 'Hawaii Five-O'? Well, I must say...

I LOVE it!

First of all, the show is NOT just another CSI. It's different...it's funny...all in all, it's refreshing. Steve and Danno's bantering with each other is hilarious...very normal and realistic. There are some differences regarding the character's lives, but that's fine, as long as every episode has the spirit that it's had so far.

As for the actors...Alex O'Loughlin and Scott Caan are perfect. I can't imagine anyone else having their roles. Daniel Dae Kim is fine in his role...the only problem I have is with Grace Park. It seems unbelievable that her character would land a job like this, fresh out of police academy and with no real police experience...not to mention that she looks 15 years old. Oh well.

I haven't missed a single episode, and eagerly await it every week!


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