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Hawaiian legends and folklore help to inspire a ghostly case

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

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

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’

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

Fans define the best ‘Five-0 ʻohana’ moments

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’

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

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

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

“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

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

‘Hawaii Five-0’ fans pick season seven favorites

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


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