Hawaii Five-0
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Hawaii Five-0

Duration:
42 min
Genres:
Action | Crime | Drama
IMDB rate:
7.4
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 15 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Filming Locations: O'ahu, Hawaii, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Tom Berenger
Tom Berenger
Hawaii Five-0
Kelly Hu
Kelly Hu
Hawaii Five-0
Mark Deklin
Mark Deklin
Hawaii Five-0
Taryn Manning
Taryn Manning
Hawaii Five-0
Janel Parrish
Janel Parrish
Hawaii Five-0
Colin Egglesfield
Colin Egglesfield
Hawaii Five-0
Alex O'Loughlin
Alex O'Loughlin
Hawaii Five-0
Lili Simmons
Lili Simmons
Hawaii Five-0
Teilor Grubbs
Teilor Grubbs
Hawaii Five-0
Scott Caan
Danny 'Danno' Williams
Daniel Dae Kim
Chin Ho Kelly
Grace Park
Kono Kalakaua
Masi Oka
Dr. Max Bergman
Taylor Wily
Kamekona
Michelle Borth
Catherine Rollins
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Trivia
The character of Wo Fat, the principal arch-villain of both the 1968 original (as portrayed by Khigh Dhiegh) and 2010 rebooted series (as portrayed by Mark Dacascos), appeared just eleven times (in thirteen episodes, as some were two-parters) in the 1968 original series, over the course of twelve years/279 episodes, including the pilot (or first episode) of the original series, and the last episode in 1980, entitled "Woe to Wo Fat." In the 2010 reboot, Wo Fat was also introduced in the pilot (or first episode), but has already appeared in nine episodes, up to and including the third season premiere. To put this in perspective, in the original series, Wo Fat appeared in thirteen episodes out of 279, or approximately one out of every 21.5 episodes, but in the 2010 reboot, Wo Fat has appeared in nine out of forty-eight episodes (through season three premiere), or approximately one out of every 5.33 episodes, much more frequently than in the original. Both incarnations average between twenty-three and twenty-four episodes per season.
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When this show first premiered in 2010, the character of Kono Kalakaua (played by Grace Park) was written to be a rookie cop in her mid-20's. Park was actually 36 years old when the show premiered. Her character is supposed to be younger than commanding officer Steve McGarrett (played by Alex O'Loughlin). In real-life, Grace Park is two years older than Alex O'Loughlin.
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Scott Caan and Chi McBride both had roles in the movie Gone in 60 Seconds (2000).
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Goofs
The HPD police cruisers used throughout the series are the civilian-spec Chevrolet Impala sedans (2006 - present) seen with the HPD livery. The Impala squads seen throughout the series have the 5-spoke alloy wheels - which is not available with the 9C1 police package option (2006 - present Impalas come with 16 inch steel wheels with bolt-on center caps or the full-wheel hubcaps seen on the civilian 2000-05 base Impala).
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Faq
Q
So far how much is known about Joe White?
A
He is a bit of a mysterious character for the show. In the first season he was established to have been a senior US Navy commissioned officer who'd served as Steve McGarrett's commanding officer during Steve's time as a navy seal. Joe White is very shrewd, intelligent and with a no nonsense take no prisoners type of attitude and approach to life. As a senior officer at the rank of captain we can presume that he's seen combat in the gulf war and operation Iraqi freedom along with some "highly classified, clandestine military missions of the top secret nature. Besides his seal background Joe White most likely has loyal contacts in the CIA, DOD, NSC and other federal agencies which he won't discuss not even with Steve McGarrett. It is also interesting to note that actor Terry O'Quinn also portrayed a career naval officer in the CBS series JAG for many episodes. As Admiral Thomas Boone, a decorated naval aviator and Vietnam veteran who was a close friend and confidante of JAG's boss, Admiral Jethro Chegwidden. Both admirals served together for many years and knew each other quite well and the character of Boone was similar to Joe White though not quite as mysterious and quite a bit more likeable.
Q
Where does the series name come from?
A
It is often reported that "five-0" is slang for "the police" but this usage post-dates the original 1970s version of the series and is probably derived from the show rather than the other way round. In the show "five-0" is the name of the police unit and was created by the original writers, almost certainly as a reference to Hawaii being the 50th state of the USA.
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Photos from cast
Tom Berenger Bai Ling Kyle Secor Kelly Hu Richard Burgi Monica Lacy Mark Deklin Zay Harding