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‘Hawaii Five-0’ fans pick season seven favorites

Updated on  June 24, 2017 at 1:53 pm
Each hiatus season, fans love to discuss, dissect, and delve into each episode of the past season, reliving and reviewing all their favorite “Hawaii Five-0” scenes and scenarios. Read More

Viewers voice their opinions about future ‘Five-0’ crossovers

For the most part, fans of episodic dramas like “Hawaii Five-0” enjoy when their program joins forces with another equally popular television show. Read More

Fans share their choices for future ‘Five-0’ guest stars

Over the last seven seasons, “Hawaii Five-0” has stacked their show with some amazing guest stars. These guest actors have helped the show stay at the top of the Friday night lineup by lending their star power, as well as their considerable acting talents to the show. Read More

“Five-0” villains work hard to fill-in as series bad guy

“Hawaii Five-0” fundamentally has always been about good guys chasing bad guys. That’s what makes a police procedural work-- the cops hunt for the criminals and villains who scheme and plot the demise of all that is good in our world. Read More

Strong guest stars help reinforce ‘Five-0’ storylines

This week’s summer repeat of “Hawaii Five-0” was a great reminder that even on a hit television show, a guest star can sometimes make or break an episode. Read More

Facing our anxiety about season 8 of ‘Hawaii Five-0’

Updated on  May 19, 2017 at 11:47 pm
After seven years, “Hawaii Five-0” starts another summer hiatus with fans wondering what awaits them come September. Read More

‘Five-0’ hits the mark with its latest season finale

Updated on  May 14, 2017 at 6:27 pm
When “Hawaii Five-0” ends a season, we are usually left with casualties-- often of the literal kind, but even more likely, ones of the heart. This year’s season ender took us on an epic car chase and helped wrap up the human trafficking case that started in “Pukaʻana” (“Exodus”). Read More

A warning from McGarrett’s past reminds us of what matters most

Updated on  May 6, 2017 at 8:13 pm
For the most part, fans watch “Hawaii Five-0” for more than just the pretty scenery, shoot-em-up action, and intense drama. Not that viewers don’t enjoy that part of the hit television show, it seems as if they want more than just a typical police procedural. Read More

A season seven prelude brings us back to the origin of ‘Five-0’

A prelude is like a quick kiss at the start of a date-- it can tell us so much, yet still hold many secrets. As “Hawaii Five-0” winds down their seventh season, it seems appropriate that they begin to reflect on the moments that brought the Five-0 team together. Read More

Preparing for a different kind of season finale

Usually around the end of April, “Hawaii Five-0” fans start to realize that the end is near. As we head toward the May 12 season finale, we are often torn between two emotions-- excitement about finding out the answers to our many series questions, and sadness that four months of reruns loom before us. Read More

Unearthing the past reveals the black tears of truth

For a show headed into its eighth season, “Hawaii Five-0” seems to be one of the most underrated shows on television. While there is an obvious prejudice against the show because of its supposed lack of cable drama grit, its too beautiful scenery, and way-too-pretty leading actors, it often goes beyond its generic distinction of “action drama.” Read More

Untangling the hooks of love and trust is never an easy task

After two weeks of NCAA Men’s Basketball, “Hawaii Five-0” fans can let out a collective sigh of relief. With a new episode, starring a beloved guest star, as well as an intriguing case-- Five-0 gave fans the perfect means to forget the last two Fridays without McGarrett (Alex O’Loughlin) and crew. Read More

The countdown begins for the end of season seven

Updated on  March 26, 2017 at 5:58 pm
The start of spring is usually the time when some of the best storylines, character conflicts, and great guest stars start appearing on “Hawaii Five-0.” Read More

“Hawaii Five-0” crossover with “MacGyver” is an inventive mix

Updated on  March 18, 2017 at 1:31 am
In seven seasons and 162 episodes, “Hawaii Five-0” has only crossed over with another CBS show twice-- once in season two with “NCIS: LA” and last week with the rebooted version of “MacGyver.” Read More

‘Five-0’ episode celebrates strength of women

Updated on  March 11, 2017 at 5:05 pm
If this was the week to show the strength of women, then “Hawaii Five-0” wins hands down. This Friday’s episode, “Pukaʻana” (one word, not two) which means “Exodus” in Hawaiian, put Kono (Grace Park) in the driver seat and allowed her to show incredible courage and empathy. Read More

Change doesn’t crush hope for a ‘Hawaii Five-0’ Season 8

Updated on  March 11, 2017 at 5:51 pm
Season seven has been an interesting one for “Hawaii Five-0” fans. The high points seem to have cemented an eighth season, yet in the last few months, the show has experienced several sad surprises. Read More

Expecting the unexpected

Updated on  March 11, 2017 at 4:10 pm
For seven seasons, “Hawaii Five-0” has always done a great job reminding us that above all else-- ʻohana is key. Read More

Here there be monsters

Updated on  March 11, 2017 at 4:09 pm
This week “Hawaii Five-0” was full of interesting surprises and a couple of unexpected twists. Read More

Perfecting Valentine’s Day

Updated on  March 11, 2017 at 4:08 pm
Leave it to “Hawaii Five-0” to remind us that love is in the air. Read More

‘Five-0’ continues to inform and entertain

Updated on  March 11, 2017 at 4:08 pm
Good drama always starts off with a great conflict, and “Hawaii Five-0” often creates a strong story based on real moments of historic tragedy. Read More