Hawaii Five-0 (2010 TV series)
Hawaii Five-0 is an American action police procedural television series, which premiered on Monday, September 20, 2010 on CBS. The series is a reboot of the original series, which aired on CBS from 1968 to 1980. Like the original, it follows an elite state police task force set up to fight crime in the state of Hawaii. The series is produced by K/O Paper Products and 101st Street Television in association with CBS Productions, originally an in-name-only unit of but folded into CBS Television Studios, which has produced the series since the beginning of season three. On March 25, 2016, CBS renewed the series for a seventh season, which premiered on September 23, 2016. On March 23, 2017, CBS renewed the series for an eighth season, which premiered on September 29, 2017.
|Based on||Hawaii Five-O by Leonard Freeman|
|Theme music composer||Morton Stevens|
|Opening theme||"Hawaii Five-0 Theme"|
|Ending theme||"Hawaii Five-0 Theme"|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||8|
|No. of episodes||171 (list of episodes)|
|Producer(s)||Peter M. Tassler|
|Running time||42 minutes|
|Distributor||CBS Television Distribution
Paramount Home Media Distribution (DVD)
|Picture format||HDTV 1080i|
|Original release||September 20, 2010– present|
|Related shows||Hawaii Five-O|
The series covers the actions of a small, specialized DPS task force in Hawaii, headed by Lt. Commander Steve McGarrett, USNR. The task force answers only to the Governor of the state of Hawaii and was given immunity and means to investigate crimes ranging from terrorism to kidnapping. McGarrett chooses as his partner Honolulu PD Detective Danny "Danno" Williams. He fills out the team by selecting Chin Ho Kelly, his father's protégé, and Chin's cousin, Kono Kalakaua, a rookie HPD cop. They are assisted by Dr. Max Bergman, a medical examiner for the County of Honolulu, and Jerry Ortega, Chin's high school classmate and a conspiracy theorist. Steve later adds Lou Grover, a HPD SWAT commander, to the Five-0 team and Catherine Rollins, Steve's girlfriend. Following Chin, Max, and Kono's departure McGarrett fills in their spots by hiring Tani Rey. The team is now assisted by Noelani Cunha as a medical examiner. The team also assisted by two confidential informants Kamekona Tupuola and Kono's husband Adam Noshimuri as well as Duke Lukela their HPD liaison and Junior Reigns a Police Candidate who is determined to join the team.
Cast and charactersEdit
- Alex O'Loughlin as Lieutenant Commander Steven J. "Steve" McGarrett, USNR. A decorated former Navy SEAL, McGarrett is head of the Five-0 Task Force and son of retired HPD Sergeant John McGarrett. John's murder and storyline forms the premise of Steve's return to Hawaii and the formation of the Task Force.
- Scott Caan as Detective Sergeant Danny "Danno" Williams, HPD. He is a divorced single father who transferred from Newark PD in New Jersey to be with his daughter and is the de facto second-in-command of Five-0.
- Daniel Dae Kim as Detective Lieutenant Chin Ho Kelly, HPD (seasons 1–7). A veteran HPD detective, he was John McGarrett's former rookie and provides technical expertise and local know-how. Kim departed the series in late June 2017 prior to the start of production of the eighth season due to a salary dispute with CBS. Kim had been seeking pay equality with co-stars Alex O'Loughlin and Scott Caan, but CBS's final offer to Kim was 10–15% lower than what O'Loughlin and Caan make in salary.
- Grace Park as Officer Kono Kalakaua, HPD (seasons 1–7). A former surfer, she was personally recruited by McGarrett while still in her final days at the HPD Academy. She is the cousin of Lieutenant Kelly. Park departed the series in late June 2017 prior to the start of production of the eighth season due to a salary dispute with CBS. Park had been seeking pay equality with co-stars Alex O'Loughlin and Scott Caan, but CBS's final offer to Park was 10–15% lower than what O'Loughlin and Caan make in salary.
- Taryn Manning as Mary Ann McGarrett, (season 1, recurring subsequently) Steve's sister who lives on the mainland and occasionally visits Hawaii.
- Masi Oka as Dr. Max Bergman (seasons 2–7; recurring previously), the eccentric and well-respected County of Honolulu medical examiner.
- Lauren German as Special Agent Lori Weston (season 2). A senior DHS agent assigned to Five-0 to provide oversight.
- Michelle Borth as Lieutenant Catherine Rollins, USNR (seasons 3–4; recurring previously and subsequently). A former Navy Intelligence officer and McGarrett's ex-girlfriend.
- Chi McBride as Captain Lou Grover, HPD (season 4–present; recurring previously). A transfer from Chicago PD and has two children with his wife Renée.
- Jorge Garcia as Jerry Ortega (season 5–present; recurring season 4), a conspiracy theorist who assisted Five-0 during several investigations and is eventually hired as a "consultant".
- Ian Anthony Dale as Adam Noshimuri (season 8–present; recurring previously), Kono's husband, and a confidential informant to Five-0.
- Dennis Chun as Sgt. Duke Lukela (season 8–present; recurring previously), HPD officer who often acts as a liaison to Five-0. He was one of the few HPD cops who was not antagonistic towards Danny or the other Five-O members from the beginning, as he was colleagues with Steve's father and also personally knew Chin and Kono's family. In "Hookman", he was shot by Curt Stoner (Peter Weller), but survived and recovered. Chun is the son of Kam Fong Chun, who played Chin Ho Kelly in the original series.
- Taylor Wily as Kamekona Tupuola (season 8–present; recurring previously), a rehabilitated ex-convict, turned entrepreneur and owner of the Waiola Shave Ice, Kamekona's Shrimp Truck, and Kamekona's Helicopter Tours. He is a CI for the Five-0 Task Force and their friend.
- Kimee Balmilero as Dr. Noelani Cunha (season 8–present; recurring previously)
- Meaghan Rath as Tani Rey (season 8–present), whom McGarrett recruits from her job as a hotel pool lifeguard after being kicked out of the police academy, despite being a first-rate candidate. She initially declines to join but later joins as a team member.
- Beulah Koale as Junior Reigns (season 8–present), a former Navy SEAL who asks McGarrett, a fellow SEAL, for a job. Initially turned down he returns to McGarrett a second time. McGarrett later introduces him to Duke Lukela and informs him that before becoming a member of Five-0 he will need to join and finish the Police academy.
- Mark Dacascos as Wo Fat (seasons 1–5), a crime lord and mastermind with ties to the Yakuza, arms merchants, terrorists, and high-ranking government officials It is later revealed that Doris McGarrett, was assigned to kill Wo Fat's father but the mission went wrong resulting in the death of Wo Fat's mother; Doris took responsibility for raising him.
- James Marsters as Victor Hesse (seasons 1–2, 5), an international arms dealer, the murderer of McGarrett's father, and an associate of Wo Fat. He is killed by Wo Fat in Halawa Correctional Facility, but not before assisting Steve McGarrett and his team.
- Will Yun Lee as Sang Min, a Snakehead busted by Five-0, and later used by the team as a source of criminal intelligence.
- Teilor Grubbs as Grace Williams, Danny's daughter.
- William Sadler as John McGarrett (seasons 1, 3–5), Steve's father. A former Navy veteran and HPD detective.
- Claire van der Boom as Rachel Edwards (seasons 1–2, 5), Danny's ex-wife and mother of Grace and Charlie. She moves to Hawaii after marrying millionaire Stan Edwards.
- Terry O'Quinn as Lieutenant Commander Joe White (seasons 2–5), USN (Ret.), Steve's mentor and friend of his father John. He was Steve's commander during BUD/S and also served with him on his Navy tours. He helps the task force on multiple occasions providing intel and using his contacts with the Navy. After retirement, he tracked down Shelburne (later revealed as Steve's mother) and hid her from Steve's attempts to locate Shelburne initially but later took Steve to the safehouse where Shelburne was hiding.
- Larisa Oleynik as ex-CIA analyst Jenna Kaye (season 1–2, 5), assistant to Five-0. She is later revealed to be an associate of Wo Fat.
- Daniel Henney as Michael Noshimuri (season 3), Adam's brother who was released from prison during season three, and appears apprehensive about any plans to remake the Yakuza. He attempted to frame Kono for a murder he committed. In the season three finale, he was killed by his brother, Adam.
- Andrew Lawrence as Eric Russo (season 3, 6–present), Danny's nephew who later becomes a forensic scientist working for HPD and Five-0.
- Jean Smart as Governor Pat Jameson (season 1), who recruits Steve to run the Five-0 task force in the pilot. It is revealed that she has connections to the Yakuza boss and also appears to be in league with Wo Fat. Wo Fat kills the governor using Steve's gun thus framing him for the murder.
- Kelly Hu as Laura Hills (season 1), Gov. Jameson's public safety liaison, killed by a car bomb at the end of the first season by Wo Fat and Jameson.
- Richard T. Jones as Governor Sam Denning (seasons 2–4), who takes over after the murder of Governor Jameson and disbands the Five-0 task force after Steve is arrested for the murder of Gov. Jameson. His successor is Governor Keiko Mahoe in Season 7.
- Tom Sizemore as Vince Fryer (season 2), an HPD internal affairs captain from Detroit who ostensibly has Kono terminated from the unit, but really has her working a case for him. He is later promoted to Chief of Detectives in "Alaheo Pau'ole", but is killed in season two finale by a female assassin working for Frank Delano.
- Reiko Aylesworth as Malia Waincroft (seasons 1–3), Chin Ho's wife. She marries Kelly in the episode "Alaheo Pauʻole", but dies in "La O Na Makuahine", the third-season premiere episode, from injuries sustained after she was shot. She had a brother named Gabriel Waincroft who was revealed to be responsible for the murder of Chin's father 15 years earlier.
- Brian Yang as HPD forensic scientist Charlie Fong (seasons 1–4), who often analyzes evidence for Five-0, and was a childhood friend of Kono's.
- Al Harrington as Mamo Kahike, owner of a surf rental stand at Waikiki Beach. He has known the McGarrett siblings and Kono since they were young and taught them how to surf.
- Christine Lahti as Doris McGarrett (seasons 3 and 7), Steve's mother who was assumed dead in an apparent car accident 20 years ago. She is revealed to be a CIA asset and had faked her death to protect her family after a failed mission. Doris started secretly looking after the young Wo Fat after the death of his mother but when the CIA found out about this she was told to abandon him. After Wo Fat found out what had happened he pursued her and she had to fake her death and go into hiding to protect her family.
- Melanie Griffith as Clara Williams, mother of Danny Williams.
- Amanda Setton as Dr. Mindy Shaw, assistant to Dr. Max Bergman. She and Jerry Ortega had a fling as they shared mutual interests.
- Mirrah Foulkes as Ellie Clayton (season 5), the Deputy Prosecuting Attorney of Honolulu. She is presumably Australian, given her accent (Mirrah Foulkes is Australian). Steve first meets her at his father's grave site. After he learned of her link to his father, he reopens the case and was able to solve it. Steve's co-workers have pitched her as a potential love interest, but Steve later admits that he preferred to keep her as a friend due to her connection with his deceased father.
- Shawn Mokuahi-Garnett as Cousin Flippa, Kamekona's cousin.
- Shawn Anthony Thomsen as Officer Pua Kai (season 3–present), an HPD rookie cop. He is often seen teasing Kono and is on friendly terms with the Five-0 team.
- Kekoa Kekumano as Nahele Huikala (season 5–present), a homeless teen who steals McGarrett's car (in the episode Poina ʻOle), had the car stripped and sold the parts. It is later learned that his father committed a murder revealed in the season six episode "Hana Keaka" where he was the sole eyewitness moments after his father regained full parental custody after being released from Halawa Correctional Facility.
- Christopher Sean as Gabriel Waincroft (seasons 4–6), a powerful fugitive crime figure who is the brother of Dr. Malia Waincroft and the brother-in-law of Chin Ho Kelly, whose father Gabriel is revealed to have killed as part of a gang initiation 15 years ago. In Pa'a Ka 'ipuka I Ka 'Upena Nananana, he was badly wounded & died in surgery from cardiac arrest.
- Carol Burnett as Aunt Deb (seasons 4–6), McGarrett's aunt from 2013 until her death from cancer in the January 15, 2016 episode.
- Julie Benz as Abby Dunn (seasons 6–7), an Internal Affairs agent who is investigating Five-0 undercover as a detective from San Francisco.
- Chosen Jacobs as Will Grover (season 6–present), Lou's son who is romantically involved with Grace Williams.
- Sarah Carter as Lynn Downey, a friend of Ellie Clayton and the current girlfriend of Steve McGarett.
|Season||Episodes||Originally aired||Nielsen ratings|
|First aired||Last aired||Rank||Viewers
|1||24||September 20, 2010||May 16, 2011||22||11.26|
|2||23||September 19, 2011||May 14, 2012||26||11.83|
|3||24||September 24, 2012||May 20, 2013||35||10.36|
|4||22||September 27, 2013||May 9, 2014||21||11.66|
|5||25||September 26, 2014||May 8, 2015||20||12.28|
|6||25||September 25, 2015||May 13, 2016||25||11.04|
|7||25||September 23, 2016||May 12, 2017||15||12.15|
|8||23||September 29, 2017||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|Crossover between||Episode(s)||Type||Actors crossing over||Date aired|
|Series A||Series B|
|Hawaii Five-0||NCIS: Los Angeles||"Ka Hakaka Maikaʻi"
(Hawaii Five-0 2.6)
|Guest appearance||Appearing in Series A: Daniela Ruah||October 24, 2011|
|Joe White calls in Agent Kensi Blye from NCIS: Los Angeles Office to review the video of John McGarrett, Governor Jameson, and Wo Fat for Steve, but only recognizes the word "Shelburne".|
|Hawaii Five-0||NCIS: Los Angeles||"Pa Make Loa"
(Hawaii Five-0 2.21)
"Touch of Death"
(NCIS: Los Angeles 3.21)
|Two-Part Crossover||Appearing in Series A: Chris O'Donnell, LL Cool J
Appearing in Series B: Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim
|April 30, 2012
May 1, 2012
|Agents Sam Hanna and G. Callen of NCIS: Los Angeles are called in to assist Five-0 finding a suspect, Dracul Comescu. Later, Callen and Sam must return to Los Angeles to stop a possible smallpox outbreak from becoming a reality with Danny Williams and Chin Ho Kelly coming along to help.|
|One-Part Crossover||Appearing in Series A: Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park, Taylor Wily||March 10, 2017|
|The Phoenix Foundation team of MacGyver gets rerouted to Hawaii after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hits the coast of Hawaii. While aiding Detective Chin Ho Kelly and Officer Kono Kalakaua from Five-0 task force, they also have to deal with the Chinese intelligence soldiers who use the earthquake to steal top-secret weaponry that the scientists are currently developing.|
The idea to bring Hawaii Five-O back to television had been under consideration well before the 2010 version was announced. The first attempt was a one-hour pilot for a new series that was made in 1996 but never aired, although a few clips were found years later and are available online. Produced and written by Stephen J. Cannell, it was intended to star Gary Busey and Russell Wong as the new Five-0 team. Original cast member James MacArthur briefly returned as Dan Williams, this time as governor of Hawaii, with cameos made by other former Five-O regulars. Another attempt was made to turn the project into a film by Warner Bros. but that also was scrapped.
On August 12, 2008, CBS announced that it would bring Hawaii Five-O back to the network schedule for the 2009–10 television season. The new version would be an updated present-day sequel, this time centering on Steve McGarrett, who succeeds his late father Steve (Jack Lord's character in the original series) as the head of the unit. Edward Allen Bernero, executive producer and showrunner of Criminal Minds, was to helm the new take, which he described as "Hawaii Five-O, version 2.0". It was also to incorporate most of the iconic elements from the original, including the "Book 'em, Danno" catchphrase, into the remake. Bernero, who was a fan of the original, and had a ring tone of the series' theme song on his cell phone, had always wanted to bring the series back to TV. This version did not go beyond the script stage.
In October 2009, it was announced that Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci had signed on to script a pilot episode, and that Peter M. Lenkov would serve as the series showrunner. Kurtzman and Orci decided to reboot the original concept similar to their work on the 2009 Star Trek film, rather than a sequel to the original series. Production on the pilot was shot in and around Honolulu from February to April 2010.
On May 17, 2010, the Hawaii Five-O remake was picked up by CBS, which scheduled it for Monday nights in the 10–11 p.m. time slot. The news was good for the state of Hawaii, which hopes that the remake will pump new life into the economy. Production of the remainder of the first season started in June 2010. On June 24, 2010, the producers announced that it will use the warehouse at the former Honolulu Advertiser building as the official soundstage studio for the series starting in July 2010. Exteriors representing Five-0 headquarters in the series are located at the Judiciary History Center of the Supreme Court Building in Honolulu, directly across the street from Iolani Palace, which represented Five-O headquarters in the original series.
On October 21, 2010, CBS announced that the first season had been given a full season order of 24 episodes. Subsequent seasons have consisted of between 23 and 25 episodes.
This revival series uses a zero as the last character in its title instead of the letter "O" that is used in the title of the original series. According to Los Angeles Times, a CBS insider said that the disambiguation was necessary because of search engine results. When Variety conducted its own search engine test on Google, it found that "Hawaii Five-0" (with the zero) had 263,000 results while "Hawaii Five-O" (with the letter O) had over 1.7 million.
Online voting by viewers determined the ending of the January 14, 2013 episode "Kapu" ("Forbidden"), with two zones, Eastern and Central Time Zones, and Mountain and Pacific Time Zones, each getting their own result. Each alternative ending could be seen online after the episode aired.
In October 2013 it was announced that the show was planning a fan built episode. Fans of the show were able to vote on several elements of the show including scene of the crime, victim, murder weapon, suspect and take down. Once production began fans were also able to vote for props, cast wardrobe, music, and the episode title. The episode aired on April 4, 2014, and was titled "Hoʻi Hou" ("Reunited")
In February 2010, it was announced that Daniel Dae Kim had been cast to play Chin Ho Kelly, an ex-cop trained by Steve McGarrett's father. He was the first actor cast for the remake. Several days later, Alex O'Loughlin was cast as Steve McGarrett, the son of ex-cop John McGarrett (portrayed by William Sadler). The producers pay homage to the original series throughout the first year by making one of Steve's hobbies restoring his father's 1974 Mercury Marquis, which is in fact the actual car driven by Jack Lord in the latter half of the original series' run. Actress Grace Park was later cast as rookie detective Kona "Kono" Kalakaua. Although in the original series, the character of Kono was male, the reboot series swapped the cop's gender in order to steer clear of a task force void of women. Scott Caan was cast as Danny "Danno" Williams. In the recurring cast are Jean Smart as Governor Pat Jameson and Masi Oka as the medical examiner Max Bergman. Oka was upgraded to series regular for the second season.
Of note, several recurring roles have been filled by surviving members of the original cast. Al Harrington, who played Det. Ben Kokua in the original series, now plays a friend of McGarrett's, Mamo Kahike. Dennis Chun, who had various guest roles in the original series and is the son of Kam Fong Chun (the actor that portrayed the original Chin Ho), has a recurring role as HPD Sgt. Duke Lukela in the remake. James MacArthur, the last surviving main cast member from the original series, agreed to guest-star in a first-season episode; however, he died on October 28, 2010, before filming his appearance.
Larisa Oleynik was cast as Jessica Kaye (changed to Jenna Kaye in the episode broadcast), scheduled to join the Five-0 task force in the show's 19th episode. Oleynik appeared on a recurring basis for the remainder of the 2010–11 season, with an option to become a regular in season 2; however, her character was killed off in season 2, episode 10. It was also announced that Terry O'Quinn would be joining the cast of the show in season two, along with Lauren German, who would play Lori Weston, a former Homeland Security (and FBI agent) official assigned by the new governor to keep an eye on the team.
Since the show began in 2010 Michelle Borth had a recurring role where she appeared as on and off Steve McGarrett's girlfriend, Lt. Catherine Rollins, a Navy Lieutenant. On March 26, 2012, CBS announced that Borth would become a cast regular on Hawaii Five-0 for season 3. On March 27, 2014, it was announced that she would not be returning for the fifth season, with the reason for her departure left unknown. On April 24, 2015 it was announced that Borth would return as a guest star for the shows fifth season finale. In July 2015 it was announced that Borth would have a recurring role in the first three episodes of the shows 6th season. On September 8, 2016 it was announced that Borth would be returning as a guest for the shows 150th episode. Christine Lahti was also cast in a recurring role as Doris McGarrett, the thought-to-be-deceased mother of Steve McGarrett.
On July 10, 2013 ahead of the show's fourth season it was announced that Chi McBride would have a guest spot in the first episode of the season. On November 21, 2013 it was announced that McBride would become a series regular beginning with the seasons 10th episode. After appearing as a guest star in several season four episodes, Jorge Garcia who plays the character of Jerry Ortega (a conspiracy theorist and high school classmate of Chin's) was promoted to series regular commencing season five. This is the second time Kim and Garcia serve as regulars together with Lost being the first.
On June 30, 2017, ahead of the series's eighth season, it was announced that series regulars Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park would be departing the series due to a salary dispute with CBS. Kim and Park had been seeking pay equality with co-stars Alex O'Loughlin and Scott Caan, but did not reach satisfactory deals with CBS Television Studios. CBS's final offer to Kim and Park was 10–15% lower than what O'Loughlin and Caan make in salary. An update of their characters would be given in the first episode of the new season.
Following Kim's and Park's departures it was announced that longtime recurring cast member Ian Anthony Dale who portrays Kono Kalakaua's husband Adam Noshimuri had been upped to series regular for the eighth season. It was also announced that Meaghan Rath and Beulah Koale would join the series as new characters and new members of Five-0.
Hawaii Five-0 uses the original show theme song composed by Morton Stevens. Critics received an early copy of the pilot with a synthesizer and guitar-based version of the theme. After negative reaction to the reworked song spread quickly online, Kurtzman said he and others realized that changing the music was a mistake, and arranged for studio musicians, including three who had worked on the original from 1968, to rerecord the theme "exactly as it was", except shortened to 30 seconds from its original length of about 60 seconds. Original instrumental music is composed by Brian Tyler and Keith Power.
|Hawaii Five-0: Original Songs from the Television Series|
|Soundtrack album by Various|
|Released||October 4, 2011|
Hawaii Five-0: Original Songs from the Television Series is a soundtrack album featuring music used in the CBS television series Hawaii Five-0. The first volume in the series received attention for how show producers integrated these new and previously unreleased tracks from major-name artists into the second-season episodes. This method contrasted with the norm for TV soundtracks, which tend to be compilations of previously released music that is already available individually or on other albums. Hawaii Five-0: Original Songs from the Television Series was released on October 4, 2011.
|1.||"Hawaii Five-0 Main Title Theme"||Brian Tyler||1:47|
|2.||"World Upside Down"||Jimmy Cliff||3:09|
|3.||"Best of Me"||Goo Goo Dolls||4:00|
|4.||"Out of Control"||Switchfoot||4:10|
|5.||"Should We Believe"||Train||3:46|
|6.||"Closer"||Corinne Bailey Rae||4:16|
|7.||"Don't Ever Take Yourself Away"||Bob Dylan||3:30|
|8.||"Ukulele Five-0"||Jake Shimabukuro||2:44|
|9.||"Love That's Bigger"||The Swell Season||2:47|
|10.||"Pass It On"||Ziggy Marley||3:28|
|12.||"Book 'Em Danno (Suite From Hawaii Five-0 2010)"||Brian Tyler & Keith Power||6:45|
|Song||Artist||Season||Episode||Original air date|
|"Power"||Kanye West||Season 1||"Lanakila"||October 11, 2010|
|"S&M"||Rihanna||Season 1||"Powa Maka Moana"||February 14, 2011|
|"Turn Around (5, 4, 3, 2, 1)"||Flo Rida||Season 1||"Powa Maka Moana"||February 14, 2011|
|"The End"||Pearl Jam||Season 1||"Loa Aloha"||February 21, 2011|
|"Coming Home"||Diddy – Dirty Money feat. Skylar Grey||Season 1||"Hoʻopaʻi"||April 18, 2011|
|"Hit the Lights"||Jay Sean ft. Lil Wayne||Season 1||"Hoʻohuli Naʻau"||May 2, 2011|
|"We'll Be Alright"||Travie McCoy||Season 1||"Hoʻohuli Naʻau"||May 2, 2011|
|"Out of Control"||Switchfoot||Season 2||"Kameʻe"||October 3, 2011|
|"Well Thought Out Twinkles"||Silversun Pickups||Season 2||"Kameʻe"||October 3, 2011|
|"Move a Little Faster"||Dionne Bromfield||Season 2||"Lapaʻau"||November 7, 2011|
|"Lonely Boy"||The Black Keys||Season 2||"Ike Maka"||November 14, 2011|
|"We Found Love"||Rihanna ft Calvin Harris||Season 2||"Pahele"||December 5, 2011|
|"Drive By"||Train||Season 2||"Puʻolo"||January 16, 2012|
|"Everybody Talks"||Neon Trees||Season 3||"Lana I Ka Moana"||October 8, 2012|
|"What Makes You Beautiful"||One Direction||Season 3||"I Ka Wa Mamua"||November 12, 2012|
|"I Cry"||Flo Rida||Season 3||"Ohuna"||November 19, 2012|
|"Runaway Baby"||Bruno Mars||Season 3||"Ha'awe Make Loa"||December 3, 2012|
|"King of Hearts"||Cassie||Season 3||"Huakaʻi Kula"||December 10, 2012|
|"Spectrum (Say My Name)"||Florence and the Machine||Season 3||"Hana I WaʻIa"||January 21, 2013|
|"C'Mon"||Kesha||Season 3||"Kekoa"||February 11, 2013|
|"Wings"||Little Mix||Season 3||"Imi Loko Ka 'Uhane"||April 29, 2013|
|"This Kiss"||Carly Rae Jepsen||Season 3||"Hoʻopio"||May 6, 2013|
|"Come & Get It"||Selena Gomez||Season 4||"Kaʻoia Iʻo Ma Loko"||October 11, 2013|
|"Radioactive"||Imagine Dragons||Season 4||"Akanahe"||November 15, 2013|
|"Can't Get Enough"||Becky G feat. Pitbull||Season 4||"Akanahe"||January 10, 2014|
|"Do It"||Pitbull feat. Mayer Hawthorne||Season 4||"Pe'epe'e Kanaka"||April 25, 2014|
|"Boom Clap"||Charli XCX||Season 5||"A'ohe Kahi e Pe'e Ai"||September 26, 2014|
|"Turn Down for What"||DJ Snake feat. Lil Jon||Season 5||"Ka Hana Malu"||November 21, 2014|
|"Fireball"||Pitbull feat. John Ryan||Season 6||"Ka Papahana Holo Pono"||October 16, 2015|
|"Monster Mash"||Bobby Pickett||Season 6||"Na Pilikua Nui"||October 30, 2015|
|"Somebody's Watching Me"||Rockwell||Season 6||"Na Pilikua Nui"||October 30, 2015|
|"Everglow"||Coldplay||Season 6||"Hoa ‘inea"||February 12, 2016|
|"Birds"||Coldplay||Season 6||"Hoa ‘inea"||February 12, 2016|
|"Adventure of a Lifetime"||Coldplay||Season 6||"Hoa ‘inea"||February 12, 2016|
|"Good Time Good Life"||Erin Bowman||Season 7||"Hana Komo Pae"||November 11, 2016|
The car driven by the original Steve McGarrett in Hawaii Five-O is a 1974 Mercury Marquis. The car has belonged to stuntman John Nordlum since the original series ended. Nordlum has let the car be used in the new series, where it is said to have belonged to Steve McGarrett's father John. The license plate is still F6-3958.
The series premiered in the United States on CBS on September 20, 2010, exactly 42 years after the premiere of the original series. Canada's Global TV and NTV premiered the show at the same time as the United States premiere. Hawaii Five-0 has been syndicated for broadcast in several countries worldwide, including Australia. the United Kingdom, and South Africa, Mongolia. 
Reception and impactEdit
The show has received mostly positive reviews. Metacritic gave season one of the show a 66 out of 100 aggregate score based on reviews from 29 critics. Rotten Tomatoes gave season one a score of 74% based on 23 reviews. The site's consensus calls it: "A brisk, slick reboot of an old favorite, Hawaii Five-0's picturesque locales and attractive cast make for pleasurable viewing."
On May 19, 2010, The Honolulu Advertiser offered an opinion about the new version: "A smart script, slick production values and maybe a splash of nostalgia got the remake of Hawaii Five-O placed on the CBS prime-time lineup this fall, but it will take more than beefcake and a remixed theme song to keep the show on the air." The piece also pointed out that times have changed since the original left the air, citing other shows that were set in Hawaii which have come and gone. It expressed a hope that the producers will succeed in bringing a new life to the title with this remake. Hawaii Five-0 was also in the Guinness World Records 2012 for Highest-Rated New Show in the U.S. with a record 19.34 million viewers for its January 23, 2011 episode (Kai eʻe).
|Season||Time slot (ET/PT)||Episodes||Season premiere||Season finale||TV season||Rank||Viewers
|1||Monday 10:00 pm||24||September 20, 2010||14.20||May 16, 2011||10.41||2010–11||22||11.96|
|2||23||September 19, 2011||12.19||May 14, 2012||11.42||2011–12||26||11.83|
|3||24||September 24, 2012||8.06||May 20, 2013||9.00||2012–13||35||10.36|
|4||Friday 9:00 pm||22||September 27, 2013||9.46||May 9, 2014||9.21||2013–14||21||11.66|
|5||25||September 26, 2014||8.97||May 8, 2015||8.27||2014–15||20||12.28|
|6||25||September 25, 2015||8.30||May 13, 2016||8.82||2015–16||25||11.04|
|7||25||September 23, 2016||10.22||May 12, 2017||8.22||2016–17||15||12.15|
|8||23||September 29, 2017||8.64||TBA||TBA||2017–18||TBA||TBA|
Awards and nominationsEdit
Series star Scott Caan was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Danny on Hawaii Five-0. Hawaii Five-0 also won the "Favorite New TV Drama" at the 37th People's Choice Awards on January 5, 2011.
|2011||Golden Globe Award||Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television||Scott Caan||Nominated|||
|Primetime Emmy Award||Outstanding Stunt Coordination||Jeff Cadiente||Nominated|
|BMI Film & TV Award||BMI TV Music Award||Keith Power & Brian Tyler||Won|
|Hawaii International Film Festival||Mahalo Nui Loa Award||Hawaii Five-0||Won|
|People's Choice Award||Favorite New TV Drama||Won|
|Teen Choice Award||Choice TV Show: Action||Nominated|
|Choice TV Actor: Action||Daniel Dae Kim||Nominated|
|Choice TV Actress: Action||Grace Park||Nominated|
|2012||Primetime Emmy Award||Outstanding Stunt Coordination||Jeff Cadiente||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Award||Choice TV: Action||Hawaii Five-0||Nominated|
|Choice TV Actor: Action||Daniel Dae Kim||Nominated|
|Choice TV Actress: Action||Grace Park||Nominated|
|2013||BMI Film & TV Award||BMI TV Music Award||Keith Power & Brian Tyler||Won|
|Teen Choice Award||Choice TV Show: Action||Hawaii Five-0||Nominated|
|Choice TV Actor: Action||Daniel Dae Kim||Nominated|
|Choice TV Actress: Action||Grace Park||Nominated|
|TV Guide Award||Favorite Bromance||Alex O'Loughlin & Scott Caan||Won|
|Visual Effects Society Award||Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Broadcast Program||Gevork Babityan, Jon Howard, Armen V. Kevorkian & Rick Ramirez||Nominated|
|Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actor 11–13||Gregory Kasyan||Nominated|
|2014||Primetime Emmy Award||Outstanding Special and Visual Effects in a Supporting Role||Armen V. Kevorkian, Alexander Soltes, John Hartigan, Jane Sharvina, Rick Ramirez, Dan Lopez, Steve Graves, Andranik Taranyan & Chad Schott||Nominated|
|Hollywood Post Alliance||Outstanding Visual Effects – Television||Armen V. Kevorkian, Jane Sharvina, Andranik Taranyan, Steve Graves, Dan Lopez, Encore VFX||Nominated|
|Visual Effects Society Award||Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Broadcast Program||Armen V. Kevorkian, Alexander Soltes, Jane Sharvina, Andranik Taranyan||Nominated|
|2015||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actress 17–21||Chanel Marriott||Nominated|
Effect on Hawaii's economyEdit
Hawaii Five-0 made several positive effects on the state's economy since it began airing. Various Hawaii-based businesses saw an increase in sales after they were featured in episodes of the show. Visitor numbers to the USS Missouri Memorial Association, after being featured in some of the episodes, increased 25 percent, helping the site achieve a record year in 2010. Waiola Shave Ice, the business run by Kamekona on the show, saw a 20 percent increase in shave ice sales, along with a 30 percent rise in T-shirt sales. Kona Brewing Company also saw a 60 percent increase in sales after their beers were featured as McGarrett's favored alcoholic beverage in several episodes. In addition, residents from other states visit Hawaii based on viewing the series.
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