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To see ‘Five-0’ in action — patience and respect are key


Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 3:22 pm
The dream of any “Hawaii Five-0” fan is a chance to visit the set of their favorite show to meet the actors and perhaps capture a picture or two of their experience. Over the eight seasons, the show has been shooting in Hawaiʻi, we’ve seen many a lucky fan meet the cast and crew of the hit television show. Read More

‘Five-0’ fans take over for Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, love is certainly on the minds of “Hawaii Five-0” fans-- even though the show does not return with new episodes until March 2. Still, fans had a lot to say when asked about their favorite love scenes from the last eight seasons, especially when the love surrounds their favorite character, Steve McGarrett, played by series star, Alex O’Loughlin. Read More

‘Five-0’ needs to continue moving toward more solid ground


Updated on  February 3, 2018 at 2:31 pm
Everyone needs to start off somewhere-- and at times that start can be well planned and executed, or it can be rocky and difficult. Still, once you set a plan in action, it’s hard to stop without further repercussions. Read More

Fans embrace season eight changes


Updated on  January 26, 2018 at 10:57 pm
We are halfway through season eight of “Hawaii Five-0” and viewers have begun to make their feelings known about the many changes producers have made to the popular police procedural. Fans were asked this week via social media what they thought about the cast and character changes. Read More

Greed can sometimes be a blessing in disguise


Updated on  January 20, 2018 at 5:53 pm
Leave it to “Hawaii Five-0” to take us through the different levels of thievery and greed and make it work for both the good guys and the bad guys. It is one of the reasons why fans enjoy the weekly police procedural-- not everyone is perfect. But they really try to be-- and sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn’t, but it is always an entertaining ride. Read More

‘Five-0’ helps us to see an important truth

There are times in life when everyone needs to take a breath and think about what is truly meaningful in life. “Hawaii Five-0” does a great job using the breathtaking scenes of our beautiful island to help viewers escape our everyday life for an hour each week. Read More
 

‘Five-0’ starts off the new year with renewed purpose


Updated on  January 6, 2018 at 6:09 pm
It’s a brand new year for “Hawaii Five-0,” and it looks like all the changes the show has made this season has paid off in the ratings game, as well as in popular opinion. This week’s episode, “Ka hopu nui ʻana” which roughly means “The Round Up” in Hawaiian, was no exception. Read More

‘Hawaii Five-0’ fans pick the best of 2017


Updated on  December 30, 2017 at 12:36 am
2017 was an interesting year for “Hawaii Five-0”-- complete with the kind of changes that made even the most dedicated fan doubt the future of the popular series. Yet it seems as if with the new changes that helped launch the eighth season of the action drama, fans had little to worry about. Read More

Real-life veterans help ‘Five-0’ deliver a special holiday message


Updated on  December 22, 2017 at 9:20 pm
During the holiday season, “Hawaii Five-0” tends to deliver a sweet Christmas episode complete with a positive message of hope, along with a reminder that giving is always better than receiving. This year’s Mele Kalikimaka message, however, was a little stronger and tied to one of the common themes the television show has worked to develop over its seven years on television. Read More
 

Facing the past gives ‘Five-0’ hope for the future


Updated on  December 22, 2017 at 3:37 pm
“Hawaii Five-0” has never shied away from delving into its past. In the seven years that the series has been on the air, their past has often haunted them– usually because of the choices the team has made. Read More

Taking a risk pays off for ‘Five-0’

The noble act of laying down one's life for another is one of the many themes that is threaded throughout the weekly storylines of “Hawaii Five-0.” While no one from the Five-0 team has died to save anyone, many have come very close to death, and it is not uncommon for them to risk everything-- their jobs, their reputations, and even their own physical safety and health-- to save their friends. Read More

‘Five-0’ continues to follow the right path


Updated on  December 2, 2017 at 4:33 pm
For the most part, “Hawaii Five-0” viewers enjoy many aspects of the hit television show, but they especially like when their heroes solve the case, catch the bad guy, and save the victim. When they can also watch McGarrett (Alex O’Loughlin) fly a racing plane, and defy death and gravity-- well, that just makes them cheer even more. Read More

Hawaiian actor Kila Packett returns to ‘Five-0’


Updated on  November 24, 2017 at 6:09 pm
For almost two years, “Hawaii Five-0” has not had a true series villain since the death of Gabriel Waincroft (Christopher Sean) in the season six finale. A “series villain” is the resident bad guy whose sole purpose in life is to terrorize and threaten McGarrett (Alex O’Loughlin) and the Five-0 ʻohana. Read More

175 is a magic number for ‘Hawaii Five-0’


Updated on  November 18, 2017 at 12:28 am
Last weekend, “Hawaii Five-0” debuted their 175th episode on Waikīkī Beach at their annual “Sunset on the Beach” red carpet event. Hawaiʻi fans and others who traveled to Oʻahu specifically to attend the occasion were thrilled to experience the television milestone a week before it was scheduled to air on CBS. Read More

‘Five-0’ thrives under good conditions and close friendships


Updated on  November 11, 2017 at 1:45 am
In the Hawaiian language, pilialoha means friendship, but it means much more than just the run of the mill version of being friends with others. Read More

Hawaiian legends and folklore help to inspire a ghostly case


Updated on  November 4, 2017 at 5:22 pm
Everyone loves a good spooky story. If you are from Hawaiʻi, where the tales are ingrained into your childhood and Camp Erdman campfire memories, you have probably heard all of the stories of disappearing hitchhikers, ghostly dogs, faceless women, and kolohe menehune. Read More

Season 8 of ‘Hawaii Five-0’ is off to an exciting start


Updated on  October 29, 2017 at 2:48 pm
We are four weeks into the new season of “Hawaii Five-0,” and the popular police procedural has continued to prove itself with strong episodes and consistent ratings. Read More

Protecting their ʻohana gives ‘Five-0’ a stronger purpose

In Hawaiʻi, the word ʻohana often refers to more than just belonging to or being in a family. It can also mean having trusted friends and deep relationships with people you spend most of your time with. The same people who share your joys and your sorrows on a regular basis. Read More

Returning friends help to keep ‘Five-0’ on track


Updated on  October 14, 2017 at 2:37 pm
Just because a guy is a super spy, doesn’t always mean that he’s an expert on everything-- and that includes being retired. Yet, this spy is still very good at catching bad guys and backing up Five-0, which helped make the latest episode of “Hawaii Five-0” quite entertaining. Read More

New characters seem to be a good change for ‘Five-0’


Updated on  October 7, 2017 at 1:28 am
Leave it to “Hawaii Five-0” to introduce a new character that captures our hearts from the minute he puts on his uniform and heads off to work. Sure, he’s on four legs and covered in fur-- but that makes him even more lovable. Read More

‘Hawaii Five-0’ breathes new fire into their eighth season

It looks like the new year of “Hawaii Five-0” is going to be a hot one. There’s a new spirit in this eighth season and it seems as if the changes in the show are perhaps just what the show needed after seven years and 168 episodes. Read More

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