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Fans say mālama pono to Kono after Park’s ‘Hawaii Five-0’ exit

Updated on  August 14, 2017 at 12:39 am
After almost five weeks of reflecting on the untimely exit of “Hawaii Five-0” stars Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park, fans seem to be nearing a state of reluctant acceptance. Read More

Saying aloha ʻoe to Chin Ho is bittersweet for ‘Five-0’ fans

“Hawaii Five-0” fans of Daniel Dae Kim have had a tough time during this summer hiatus. With the news of his and Grace Park’s departure last month, and the diversity conflict surrounding their contract negotiations, fans have not known which side to take, or which side to believe. Read More

New additions to ‘Five-0’ will equal a successful season eight

Updated on  July 29, 2017 at 10:53 pm
Considering all the changes “Hawaii Five-0” fans have learned about in the last month, there has been lots of concern about the fate of season eight. Read More

‘Five-0’ fans may find ‘Salvation’ in a new summer series

Updated on  July 14, 2017 at 5:47 pm
“Hawaii Five-0” fans are still reeling after last week’s sad news of the departure of two main cast members, as well as the lack of press coverage of the traditional Hawaiian blessing that normally launches the new season. Read More

Five-0’s diversity issue is not that simple

Updated on  July 7, 2017 at 10:32 pm
It’s been a really tough week for “Hawaii Five-0.” With the news of the departure of show regulars Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park, which hit the fandom hard, and the statement from Kim about the contract dispute that caused his exit, it seemed that the July 7 start of filming was kept on set with only cast and crew invited. Read More

When it comes to seven seasons of ‘Five-0’ fans know best

Updated on  July 1, 2017 at 7:44 pm
Fans of the “Hawaii Five-0” seem to be thinking a lot about the best parts of their favorite show during this summer hiatus. Read More

Saying aloha to ‘Hawaii Five-0’ stars Kim and Park is no easy task

Updated on  July 1, 2017 at 7:44 pm
Social media erupted with comments and tweets of sadness, disbelief, and questions about how the CBS show will proceed without two members of the “core four”-- the original group that made up the Five-0 task force. Read More

‘Hawaii Five-0’ fans pick season seven favorites

Updated on  July 1, 2017 at 7:44 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

Updated on  July 1, 2017 at 7:44 pm
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

Updated on  July 1, 2017 at 7:44 pm
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

Updated on  July 1, 2017 at 7:44 pm
“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

Updated on  July 1, 2017 at 7:44 pm
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  July 1, 2017 at 7:44 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  July 1, 2017 at 7:44 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’

Updated on  July 1, 2017 at 7:45 pm
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

Giving and sharing together make for a much stronger ‘Five-0’

Updated on  July 1, 2017 at 7:45 pm
With only a few more weeks left in season seven, “Hawaii Five-0” has thrown open their doors and welcomed us into the circle of trust. 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