Steve McGarrett comes to Hawaii to avenge his father's death but when the governor offers his own task force, he accepts. He picks up team members on the way, Danny Williams, the head detective on his father's case, Chin Ho Kelly, a former HPD Detective who was fired for accused corruption and McGarrett's father's old patrol partner, Kono Kalakaua, a Cadet at the Police Academy who's 1 week from graduating, and Captain Lou Grover, a former Chicago PD Head of SWAT.
Did You Know?
Several references to the Star Trek franchise (from the original series, spinoffs, and feature films with the original series and spinoff cast including the reboot) have been featured throughout the series - during Season 2 Dr. Bergman's VW 181 has a Warp 9 personalized license plate, while in Season Three George Takei guest starred as Chin's uncle (Takei appeared during the classic Five O back in 1975 during Season 8). Also Dr. Bergman's feud with Dr. Dhawan was over a Yeoman Janice Rand action figure which was revealed during Season 5. Supporting cast member Terry O'Quinn (Joe White) did appear on a Star Trek spinoff as a Starfleet admiral, and during Season 7, Rosalind Chao (Keiko Ishakawa O'Brien from DS9 and TNG) as the Governor of Hawaii. Main cast member Daniel Dae Kim did appear on Star Trek Voyager and Enterprise, and writers Roberto Orci and producer Alex Kurtzman (who are part of the Kelvin timeline Star Trek film series). Also, Peter Weller (who guest starred in Star Trek: Enterprise and Into Darkness as Adm. Alexander Marcus) has directed some of the series including the one which he directed (Hookman). See more
The HPD police cruisers used throughout the series are the civilian-spec Chevrolet Impala sedans (2006 - 2013 including the 2014-16 Impala Limited) 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 - 2012-16 models came with 17 inch steel wheels). Commencing in Season 7 this also applies to the civilian-spec 2007-14 Chevrolet Tahoe and 2011-17 Caprice PPV (while the newer models are not sold to the general public the 2011 model or those with over 100,000 miles are being are being seen during Season 7). See more
Hawaii 5-0 Theme
Written by Morton Stevens
& Brian Tyler See more