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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

Looking forward to a new kind of ‘Five-0’

For “Hawaii Five-0,” who starts their eighth season next Friday, Sept. 29, the concept of drama should be second nature. Yet since the beginning of their last season, the hit television show has been plagued by more drama than any television show should ever face. Read More

‘The Chun Family Legacy’ makes series DVD worth the effort

Traditionally, “Hawaii Five-0” fans celebrate September, as the month marks not only the return of their favorite show but also the release of the previous season on DVD. This year’s DVD release is extra special, as it includes a very poignant short feature which focuses on actor Dennis Chun’s family connection to the show. Read More

Oncefound FX helps bring out the Mummy in Garcia’s Halloween Haunt

Hawaiʻi actor and expert special FX artist, Kamakani De Dely, has an interesting relationship with “Hawaii Five-0”-- one that has cast De Dely in several unique roles. Read More

Fans define the best ‘Five-0 ʻohana’ moments


Updated on  September 1, 2017 at 10:18 pm
For seven seasons, “Hawaii Five-0” has fully embraced the theme of ʻohana and infused it into their overall storylines and character arcs of the popular police procedural. Read More

O’Loughlin is still a big reason why fans love ‘Hawaii Five-0’


Updated on  August 25, 2017 at 11:08 pm
After seven years of “Hawaii Five-0,” many continue to credit series star Alex O’Loughlin as the reason behind the success of the show. The Australian actor has helmed the reboot of the classic police procedural since the series start, playing the iconic commander of the Five-0 task force, Steve McGarrett. Read More

Despite the critics, Caan is definitely a ‘Five-0’ fan favorite

Out of all of the stars of “Hawaii Five-0,” actor Scott Caan is both beloved and vilified. Beloved by fans for his dramatic portrayal of Detective Danny “Danno” Williams, a former New Jersey police officer who finds himself “a fish out of water” in sunny Hawaiʻi. Read More

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

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