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DVD Review: HAWAII FIVE-O: THE COMPLETE SERIES

Dec 07, 2020 Posted by in DVD/Blu-ray, Reviews | Comments

CBS’ Hawaii Five-O reboot ran for 10 seasons/240 episodes, from 2010-2019. Lieutenant Commander Steven J. “Steve” McGarrett (Alex O’Loughlin) is a former Navy SEAL and the son of a retired Honolulu Police Department cop. After a tragic incident, he returns home to Hawaii to head the Governor’s (Jean Smart) new Five-0 Task Force, which aims to cut through the red tape and give the police all the tools they need to clean up crime on the island. McGarrett wastes no time putting his team together. Detective Sergeant Danny “Danno” Williams (Scott Caan) is a neurotic single father who transferred from New Jersey to the HPD six months earlier in order to be closer to his young daughter. Detective Lieutenant Chin Ho Kelly (Daniel Dae Kim) is a 15-year veteran of the HPD who used to work for McGarrett’s father, but he left the force after being falsely accused of stealing money. And Officer Kono Kalakaua (Grace Park) is Chin Ho’s cousin, a former professional surfer and soon-to-be graduate of the police academy.

Hawaii Five-O is an action-packed show that often feels more like a feature film than a TV series. Each season usually kicks off with some epic summer blockbuster-like episode, and throughout each season, the task force often finds itself in deadly and dangerous situations as they try to take down corruption and the bad guys. The series does an excellent job of mixing story of the week with ongoing character drama and developemnt and longer season-wide story arcs. Going back to the pilot episode after 10 years, the series still holds up amazingly well, and still feels like a high quality production. The relationships between the characters are quickly estanblished, and while they remain somewhat consistant over the course of the series, there is defintely room for growth. At the core of the series is this really fun nagging brother-like relationship between Steve and Danny, who remain partners throughout the 10-year run. But all of the members of this task force quickly form a family bond, caring for each other during the hard times, and also having a lot of fun along the way. The backdrop of Hawaii not only provides a beautiful and different setting from most other shows on TV, but it also sets up some really uniquely-Hawaiian storylines as the writers mix in characters, themes and cases related to the culture and history of the island. The writers also find a great balance between the humor the more serious, thought-provoking and exciting cases for the team to work on. Throughout the series run, there are also several really creative episodes that pay homage to the original series, including a remakes and returning characters.

Hawaii Five-O also populates this world with fun and interesting recurring and regular characters, and over the 10 seasons finds ways to mix up the dynamic of the task force. It is truly amazing some of the folks who have appeared on this series! In the first season we meet the eccentric medical examiner Dr. Max Bergman (Masi Oka), who stays with the series for 7 seasons. There is this great running gag during the annual Halloween episodes where he is always dressing up like some different Keanu Reeves movie character. We meet Steve’s younger sister Mary Ann (Taryn Manning) in the first season, as well as the hilarious Kamekona Tupuola (Taylor Wily), an ex-convict who owns a Shave Ice stand on the island, and who holds many other different jobs by the time the series comes to an end. The series also has some amazing guest stars, and in the first season, these include Sean Combs and Bronson Pinchot—who pays homage to his Lethal Weapon character.

In the show’s second season, we are introduced to Steve’s mentor, Lieutenant Commander Joe White (Terry O’Quinn), head of internal affairs, Captain Vince Fryer (Tom Sizemore), new team member Special Agent Lori Weston (Lauren German)—who is temporarily assigned to replace Kono—and future team member Adam Noshimuri (Ian Anthony Dale). The season’s notable guest stars include William Baldwin, Jimmy Buffet, James Caan, NCIS: Los Angeles actors LL Cool J (“Sam Hanna”), Chris O’Donnell (“G Callen”) and Daniela Ruah (“Kensi Blye”), and Ed Asner&mdashlwho reprises his same character from the original series 30 years earlier. The third season brings in Steve’s mother (Christine Lahti), and Lieutenant Catherine Rollins (Michelle Borth)—a former Navy Intelligence officer who becomes McGarrett’s girlfriend and later joins the team. The guest stars include some Victoria’s Secret models, George Takei, Peter Weller (in a remake of the “Hookman” episode from the original series), Larry Manetti, Aisha Tyler, and Jason Scott Lee. The fourth season sees the addition of Chi McBride as Captain Lou Grover—a cop from Chicago who becomes a major part of the series—and the introdction of Jorge Garcia as conspiracy theorist “Jerry Ortega”—who later becomes an honorary member of the team. Notable guests in the fourth and fifth seasons include Nick Jonas, Carol Burnette, Michael Madsen, Melanie Griffith (as Danny’s mom), Cloris Leachman, Michael Imperioli, Pauly Shore, Jaleel White, Kevin Farley, Chef Masaharu Morimoto (as himself), Melina Kanakaredes, Randy Couture, golfer Michelle Wie (as herself) and Ziggy Marley.

In the show’s sixth season, Andrew Lawrence returns as Danny’s nephew Eric Russo and gets a job in the lab, and Detective Abby Dunn (Julie Benz) joins the team, where she finds a connection with Chin. We also see Catherine’s exit and a new love interest for Steve in Sarah Carter (“Lynn Downey”). Guests include Tia Carrare and Robbie Knievel. The seventh season sees the exit of Dr. Max Bergman, but also the introduction of euqally fun new medical examiner Dr. Noelani Cunha (Kimee Balmilero). The show’s eighth season sees the biggest cast change yet, with the exit of two original characters, Chin Ho and Kono (due to behind-the-scenes salary disputes), and replaces them with new young rookies Officer Tani Rey (Meaghan Rath)—former hotel pool guard who had been kicked out of the police academy—and Officer Junior Reigns (Beulah Kaole)—a former Navy SEAL who looks up to McGarrett like a mentor. The season also sees Sergeant Duke Lukela (Dennis Chun, the son of Kam Fong Chun, who played Chin Ho Kelly in the original series), Adam Noshimuri, and dog Eddie become a main part of the team. The cast remains pretty much the same until the final season with the arrival of new character Sergeant Quinn Liu (Katrina Law), a former Army CID staff sergeant who had been demoted for insubordination. The series also includes several other great recurring characters and villains, particularly Mark Dacascos as Wo Fat, and some of the other notable guest stars who appear over the course of the series include Norman Reedus, James Marsters, Tom Berenger, Peter Fonda, Daryl Hannah, Craig T. Nelson, Kevin Sorbo, Terrence Howard, Kendall Jenner, Chuck Norris and Claire Forlani.

The 240 episodes of the series are split across 60 discs, with 3-5 episodes per disc. The bonus material for each season is spread out across that season’s discs. These are likely the same exact discs that were included in the individual season releases. Oddly, there is no Play All option on any of the the discs for any of the seasons, which is a major oversight in these days when binging TV shows has become somewhat of the norm. It would have been great if this had been added for this Complete Series release. While I wish a show like this with such a beautiful setting and so many big action-packed sequences had received an HD Blu-ray release, the picture quality of the DVDs actually looks quite good and more than satisfactory to enjoy the series. However, it is still missing that extra sharpness and level of detail that the original HD airings on CBS had. The audio track provides clear dialogue and makes use of the surround channel to bring the action to life in your living room, showcasing the show’s excellent score and iconic theme song. The Complete Series set contains over 20 hours of bonus material, including audio commentaries on some episodes in the earlier seasons, deleted scenes for all seasons, ten excellent “Shorelines” features that take a look at each season’s major plot points and character developments, six thoroughly-entertaining Aloha Action! features that go behind-the-scenes of the season’s major action and stunt sequences, plus many other interviews, music videos, and behind-the-scenes looks at the series. The set also contains the NCIS: Los Angeles and Magnum P.I. crossover episodes, but unfortunately leaves off the Five-O’s visit to MacGyver (likely because it wasn’t a 2-parter with a matching Five-O episode).

The Complete Series comes packed in two giant plastic keepcases—one for Seasons 1-4 and the other for Seasons 5-10—which are placed inside of an outer cardbaord box. For Seasons 1-4, the discs are spread out on plastic trays with 2 overlapping discs on each side of the trays, while on the larger set the discs are stacked in 2 overlapping piles of 3 discs on each side of the trays. While these two cases appear to be identical to the two standalone season compilation releases, this Complete Series release also includes an exclusive bonus disc (detailed below) which is likely not included inside the standalone Seasons 5-10 set that is being released on the same day—the disc is labeled with “The Complete Series”.



What’s Included:

Episodes: (172 hrs, 34 min)

  • All 240 episodes of the series on 60 discs:
    • Season 1 (2010-11), 24 episodes:
      Disc 1: “Pilot”, “Ohana (Family)”, “Malama Ka Aina (Respect the Land)”, “Lanakila (Victory)”
      Disc 2: “Nalowale (Forgotten/Missing)”, “Koʻolauloa (North Shore of Oʻahu)”, “Hoʻapono (Accept)”, “Manaʻo (Belief)”
      Disc 3: “Poʻipu (The Siege)”, “Heihei (Race)”, “Palekaiko (Paradise)”, “Hana ʻaʻa Makehewa (Desperate Measures)”
      Disc 4: “Ke Kinohi (The Beginning)”, “He Kane Hewaʻole (An Innocent Man)”, “Kai eʻe (Tidal Wave)”, “E Malama (To Protect)”
      Disc 5: “Powa Maka Moana (Pirate)”, “Loa Aloha (The Long Goodbye)”, “Ne Meʻe Laua Na Paio (Heroes and Villains)”, “Ma Ke Kahakai (Shore)”
      Disc 6: “Hoʻopaʻi (Revenge)”, “Hoʻohuli Naʻau (Close to Heart)”, “Ua Hiki Mai Kapalena Pau (Until the End is Near)”, “Oia’i’o (Trust)”
    • Season 2 (2011-12), 23 episodes:
      Disc 1: “Haʻiʻole (Unbreakable)”, “Ua Lawe Wale (Taken)”, “Kameʻe (The Hero)”, “Mea Makamae (Treasure” Duane Clark)”
      Disc 2: “Maʻemaʻe (Clean)”, “Ka Hakaka Maikaʻi (The Good Fight)”, “Ka Iwi Kapu (Sacred Bones)”, “Lapaʻau (Healing)”
      Disc 3: “Ike Maka (Identity)”, “Kiʻilua (Deceiver)”, “Pahele (Trap)”, “Alaheo Pauʻole (Gone Forever)”
      Disc 4: “Ka Hoʻoponopono (The Fix)”, “Puʻolo (The Package)”, “Mai Ka Wa Kahiko (Out of the Past)”, “I Helu Pu (The Reckoning)”
      Disc 5: “Kupale (Defender)”, “Lekio (Radio)”, “Kalele (Faith)”, “Haʻalele (Abandoned)”
      Disc 6: “Pa Make Loa (Touch of Death)”, “Touch of Death” (NCIS: Los Angeles 3×21 Crossover Episode), “Ua Hopu (Caught)”, “Ua Hala (Death in the Family)”
    • Season 3 (2012-13), 24 episodes:
      Disc 1: “La O Na Makuahine (Mother’s Day)”, “Kanalua (Doubt)”, “Lana I Ka Moana (Adrift)”, “Popilikia (Misfortune)”
      Disc 2: “Mohai (Offering)”, “I Ka Wa Mamua (In a Time Past)”, “Ohuna (The Secret)”, “Wahineʻinoloa (Evil Woman)”
      Disc 3: “Haʻawe Make Loa (Death Wish)”, “Huakaʻi Kula (Field Trip)”, “Kahu (Guardian)””Kapu (Forbidden)”
      Disc 4: “Olelo HoʻOpaʻI Make (Death Sentence)”, “Hana I WaʻIa (Scandal)”, “Hookman”
      Disc 5: “Kekoa (Warrior)”, “Paʻani (The Game)”, “Na Kiʻi (Dolls)”
      Disc 6: “Hoa Pili (Close Friend)”, “Olelo Paʻa (The Promise)”, “Imi Loko Ka ʻUhane (Seek Within One’s Soul)”
      Disc 7: “Hoʻopio (To Take Captive)”, “He Welo ʻOihana (Family Business)”, “Aloha, Malama Pono (Farewell and Take Care)”
    • Season 4 (2013-14), 22 episodes:
      Disc 1: “Aloha Ke Kahi I Ke Kahi (We Need Each Another)”, “Aʻale Maʻa Wau (“Fish Out of Water)”, “Kaʻoia iʻo Ma Loko (The Truth Within)”, “A ia la aku (From This Day Forward)”
      Disc 2: “Kupuʻeu (Fallen Hero)”, “Kupouli ʻla (Broken)”, “Ua Nalohia (In Deep)”, “Akanahe (Reluctant Partners)”
      Disc 3: “Hauʻoli La HoʻomaikaʻI (Happy Thanksgiving)”, “Hoʻonani Makuakane (Honor Thy Father)”, “Pukana (Keepsake)”, “O kela me keia Manawa (Now and Then)”
      Disc 4: “Hana Lokomaikaʻi (The Favor)”, “Na hala a ka makua (Sins of the Father)”, “Pale ʻla (Buried Secrets)”, “Hoku Welowelo (Fire in the Sky)”
      Disc 5: “Ma Lalo o ka ʻili (Beneath the Surface)”, “Hoʻi Hou (Reunited)”, “Ku I Ka Pili Koko (Blood Brothers)”, “Peʻepeʻe Kanaka (“Those Among Us)”
      Disc 6: “Makani ʻolu a holo malie (Fair Winds and Following Seas)”, “O ka PiliʻOhana ka ʻOi (Family Comes First)”
    • Season 5 (2014-15), 25 episodes:
      Disc 1: “Aʻohe Kahi e Peʻe Ai (Nowhere to Hide)”, “Ka Makuakane (Family Man)”, “Kanalu Hope Loa (The Last Break)”, “Ka Noeʻau (The Painter)”, “Hoʻoilina (Legacy)”
      Disc 2: “Hoʻomaʻike (Unmasked)”, “Ina Paha (If Perhaps)”, “Ka Hana Malu (Inside Job)”
      Disc 3: “Ke Koho Mamao Aku (Longshot)”, “Wawahi moeʻuhane (Broken Dreams)”, “Uaʻaihue (Stolen)”, “Poina ʻOle (Not Forgotten)”, “Lā Pōʻino (Doomsday)”
      Disc 4: “Powehiwehi (Blackout)”, “E ʻImi pono (Searching for the Truth)”, “Nanahu (Embers)”, “Kukaʻawale (Stakeout)”
      Disc 5: “Pono Kaulike (Justice for All)”, “Kahania (Close Shave)”, “ʻIke Hanau (Instinct)”, “Ua heleleʻi ka hoku (Fallen Star)”
      Disc 6: “Hoʻamoano (Chasing Yesterday)”, “Moʻo ʻolelo Pu (Sharing Traditions)”, “Luapoʻi (Prey)”, “A Make Kāua (Until We Die)”
    • Season 6 (2015-16), 25 episodes:
      Disc 1: “Mai ho`oni i ka wai lana mālie (Do Not Disturb the Water That Is Tranquil)”, “Lehu a Lehu (Ashes to Ashes)”, “Ua ‘o’oloku ke anu i na mauna (The Chilling Storm Is on the Mountains)”, “Ka Papahana Holo Pono (Best Laid Plans)”
      Disc 2: “Ka ‘alapahi nui (Big Lie)”, “Na Pilikua Nui (Monsters)”, “Na Kama Hele (Day Trippers)”, “Piko Pau ‘iole (The Artful Dodger)”, “Hana Keaka (Charade)”
      Disc 3: “Ka Makau kaa kaua (The Sweet Science)”, “Kuleana (One’s Personal Sense of Responsibility)”, “Ua ola loko i ke aloha (Love Gives Life Within)”, “Umia Ka Hanu (Hold The Breath)”
      Disc 4: “Hoa ‘inea (Misery Loves Company)”, “Ke Koa Lokomaika’i (The Good Soldier)”, “Ka Pohaku Kihi Pa’a (The Solid Cornerstone)”, “Waiwai (Assets)”
      Disc 5: “Kanaka Hahai (The Hunter)”, “Malama ka Po’e (Care For One’s People)”, “Ka Haunaele (Rampage)”, “Ka Pono Ku’oko’a (The Cost of Freedom)”
      Disc 6: “I’ike Ke Ao (For the World to Know)”, “Pilina Koko (Blood Ties)”, “Pa’a Ka ‘ipuka I Ka ‘Upena Nananana (The Entrance Is Stopped with a Spider’s Web)”, “O Ke Ali’i Wale No Ka’u Makemake (My Desire Is Only for the Chief)”
    • Season 7 (2016-17), 25 episodes:
      Disc 1: “Makaukau ‘oe e Pa’ani? (Ready to Play?)”, “No Ke Ali’i Wahine A Me Ka ‘Aina (For Queen and Country)”, “He Moho Hou (New Player)”, “Hu a’e ke ahi lanakila a Kamaile (The Fire of Kamile Rises in Triumph)”
      Disc 62: “Ke Ku ‘Ana (The Stand)”, “Ka hale ho’okauwel (House of Horrors)”, “Ka Makuahine A Me Ke Keikikane (Mother and Son)”, “Hana Komo Pae (Rite of Passage)”
      Disc 3: “Elua la ma Nowemapa (Two Days in November)”, “Ka Luhi (The Burden)”, “Ka’ili Aku (Snatchback)”, “Ka ‘Aelike (The Deal)”
      Disc 4: “Ua ho’i ka ‘opua i Awalua (The Clouds Always Return to Awalua)”, “Ka laina ma ke one (Line in the Sand)”, “Ka Pa’ani Nui (Big Game)”, “Poniu I Ke Aloha (Crazy In Love)”
      Disc 5: “Hahai i na pilikua nui (Hunting Monsters)”, “E Malama Pono (Handle with Care)”, “Puka ‘ana (Exodus)”, “Huikau Na Makau A Ka Lawai’a (The Fishhooks of the Fishers become Entangled)”, “Ua Malo’o Ka Wai (The Water is Dried Up)”
      Disc 6: “Waimaka ‘Ele’ele (Black Tears)”, “Wehe ‘ana (Prelude)”, “He ke’u na ka ‘alae a Hin (A Croaking By Hina’s Mudhen)”, “Ua Mau Ke Ea O Ka Aina I Ka Pono (The Life of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness)”
    • Season 8 (2017-18), 25 episodes:
      Disc 1: “A’ole e ‘olelo mai ana ke ahi ua ana ia (Fire Will Never Say that It Has Had Enough)”, “Na La ‘Ilio (Dog Days)”, “Kau pahi, ko’u kua. Kau pu, ko’u po’o (Your Knife, My Back. My Gun, Your Head.)”, “E uhi wale no ‘a’ole e nalo, he imu puhi (No Matter How Much One Covers a Steaming Imu, The Smoke Will Rise)”
      Disc 2: “Kama’oma’o, ka ‘aina huli hana (At Kama’oma’o, The Land of Activities)”, “Mohala I Ka Wai Ka Maka O Ka Pua (Unfolded by the Water Are the Faces of the Flowers)”, “Kau Ka ‘Onohi Ali’i I Luna (The Royal Eyes Rest Above)”, “He Kaha Lu’u Ke Ala, Mai Ho’okolo Aku (The Trail Leads To A Diving Place; Do Not Follow After)”, “Make Me Kai (Death at Sea)”
      Disc 3: “I Ka Wa Ma Mua, I Ka Wa Ma Hope (The Future is in the Past)”, “Oni Kalalea Ke Ku A Ka La’au Loa (A Tall Tree Stands Above the Others)”, “Ka Hopu Nui ‘Ana (The Round Up)”, “O Ka Mea Ua Hala, Ua Hala Ia (What is Gone is Gone)”
      Disc 4: “Na Keiki A Kalaihaohia (The Children of Kalaihaohia)”, “He Puko’a Kani ‘Aina (A Coral Reef Strengthens Out into Land)”, “O Na Hoku O Ka Lani Ka I ‘Ike Ia Pae (Only the Stars of Heaven Know Where Pae Is)”, “Holapu Ke Ahi, Koe Iho Ka Lehu (The Fire Blazed Up, Then Only Ashes Were Left)”
      Disc 5: “E Ho’Oko Kuleana (To Do One’s Duty)”, “Aohe Mea Make I Ka Hewa; Make No I Ka Mihi Ole (No One Has Ever Died For the Mistakes He Has Made; Only Because He Didn’t Repent)”, “He Lokomaika’I Ka Manu O Kaiona (Kind Is the Bird of Kaiona)”, “Ahuwale Ka Nane Huna (The Answer To The Riddle Is Seen)”
      Disc 6: “Kopi Wale No I Ka I’a A ‘Eu No Ka Ilo (Though the Fish is Well Salted, the Maggots Crawl)”, “Ka Hana A Ka Makua, O Ka Hana No Ia A Keiki (What Parents Will Do, Children Will Do)”, “Ka Lala Kaukonakona Haki ‘Ole I Ka Pa A Ka Makani Kona (The Tough Branch That Does Not Break in the Kona Gale)”, “Waiho Wale Kahiko (Ancients Exposed)”
    • Season 9 (2018-19), 25 episodes:
      Disc 1:”Ka ʻōwili ʻōkaʻi (Cocoon)”, “Ke Kanaka I Haʻule Mai Ka Lewa Mai (The Man Who Fell From the Sky)”, “Mimiki Ke Kai, Ahuwale Ka Papa Leho (When the Sea Draws Out the Tidal Wave, the Rocks Where the Cowries Hide Are Exposed)”, “A’ohe Kio Pohaku Nalo i Ke Alo Pali (On the Slope of the Cliff, Not One Jutting Rock Is Hidden from Sight)”
      Disc 2: “A’ohe Mea ‘Imi A Ka Maka (Nothing More the Eyes to Search For)”, “Aia I Hi’Ikua; I Hi’Ialo (Is Borne on the Back; Is Borne in the Arms)”, “Pua A’e La Ka Uwahi O Ka Moe (The Smoke Seen in the Dream Now Rises)”, “Lele pū nā manu like (Birds of a Feather…)”
      Disc 3: “Mai Ka Po Mai Ka ‘oia’i’o (Truth Comes From the Night)”, “Pio ke kukui, poʻele ka hale (When the Light Goes Out, the House is Dark)”, “Hala i ke ala o’i’ole mai (Gone on the Road from which There Is No Returning)”, “Ka hauli o ka mea hewa ‘ole, he nalowale koke (A Bruise Inflicted on an Innocent Person Vanishes Quickly)”
      Disc 4: “Ke iho mai nei ko luna (Those Above are Descending)”, “Ikiiki i ka la o Keawalua (Depressed with the Heat of Keawalua)”, “Ho’Opio ‘Ia E Ka Noho Ali’I A Ka Ua (Made Prisoner by the Reign of the Rain)”, “Hapai ke kuko, hanau ka hewa (When Covetousness is Conceived, Sin is Born)”
      Disc 5: “E’ao lu’au a kualima (Offer Young Taro Leaves To)”, “Ai no i ka ‘ape he mane’o no ko ka nuku (He who eats ‘ape is bound to have his mouth itch)”, “Pupuhi ka he’e o kai uli (The octopus of the deep spews its ink)”, “Ke ala o ka pu (Way of the Gun)”, “He kama na ka pueo (Offspring of an Owl)”
      Disc 5: “O ke kumu, o ka mana, ho’opuka ‘ia (The teacher, the pupil-let it come forth)”, “Ho’okahi no la o ka malihini (A stranger only for a day)”, “Hewa ka lima (The hand is at fault)”, “Hana Mao ‘ole ka ua o Waianae (Endlessly Pours the Rain of Waianae)”
    • Season 10 (2019-20), 22 episodes:
      Disc 1: “Ua ʻeha ka ʻili i ka maka o ka ihe (The skin has been hurt by the point of the spear)”, “Kuipeia e ka makani apaa (Knocked flat by the wind; sudden disaster)”, “E uhi ana ka wa I hala I na mea I hala (Passing time obscures the past)”, “Ukuli’i ka pua, onaona i ka mau’u (Tiny is the flower, yet it scents the grasses around it)”
      Disc 2: “He ‘oi’o kuhihewa; he kaka ola i ‘ike ‘ia e ka makaula (Don’t blame ghosts and spirits for one’s troubles; a human is responsible)”, “A’ohe pau ka ‘ike i ka halau ho’okahi (All knowledge is not learned in just one school)”, “Ka ‘i’o (DNA)”, “Ne’e aku, ne’e mai ke one o Punahoa (That way and this way shifts the sand of Punahoa)”, “Ka la’au kumu ‘ole o Kahilikolo (The trunkless tree of Kahilikolo)”
      Disc 3: “O ‘oe, a ‘owau, nalo ia mea (You and me; it is hidden)”, “Ka i ka ‘ino, no ka ‘ino (To return evil for evil)”, “Ihea ‘oe i ka wa a ka ua e loku ana? (Where were you when the rain was pouring?)”, “Desperate Measures” (Magnum P.I. Crossover Episode), “Loa’a pono ka ‘iole i ka punana (The rat was caught right in the nest)”
      Disc 4: “I ho’olulu, ho’ohulei ‘ia e ka makani (There was a lull, and then the wind began to blow about)”, “He waha kou o ka he’e (Yours is the mouth of an octopus)”, “He kauwa ke kanaka na ke aloha (Man is a slave of love)”, “He kohu puahiohio i ka ho’olele i ka lepo i luna (Like a whirlwind, whirling the dust upward)”, “Nalowale i ke ‘ehu o he kai (Lost in the sea sprays)”
      Disc 5: “E ho’i na keiki oki uaua o na pali (Home go the very tough lads of the hills)”, “He puhe’e miki (A gripping cuttlefish)”, “A ʻohe ia e loaʻa aku, he ulua kapapa no ka moana (He cannot be caught for he is an ulua fish of the deep ocean)”, “Aloha (Goodbye)”
  • 480i / Anamorphic Widescreen 16:9
  • Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital, English Stereo, French Stereo (Season 1 only)
  • Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish (Seasons 1-4), Portuguese (Seasons 1-6), French (Season 1)

Extras:

  • Seasons 1-4

    • Season 1 (2010-11):
      • Audio Commentaries
        • “Pilot” (44:37) – executive producers Peter Lenkov & Roberto Orci, and director Len Wiseman
        • “E Malama (To Protect)” (43:30) – stars Alex O’Laughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim & Grace Park and director Brad Turner
      • Deleted Scenes
        • “Pilot” (3:52) – 3 Deleted Scenes
        • “Nalowale (Forgotten/Missing)” (2:19) – 2 Deleted Scenes
        • “Koʻolauloa (North Shore of Oʻahu)” (6:20) – 3 Deleted Scenes
        • “Manaʻo (Belief)” (1:15) – 2 Deleted Scenes
        • “Ke Kinohi (The Beginning)” (:39) – 1 Deleted Scene
        • “E Malama (To Protect)” (8:41) – 8 Deleted Scenes
        • “Powa Maka Moana (Pirate)” (2:45) – 1 Deleted Scenes
        • “Loa Aloha (The Long Goodbye)” (:16) – 1 Deleted Scenes
        • “Ne Meʻe Laua Na Paio (Heroes and Villains)” (4:18) – 5 Deleted Scenes
        • “Ma Ke Kahakai (Shore)” (5:54) – 2 Deleted Scenes
        • “Hoʻopaʻi (Revenge)” (:43) – 1 Deleted Scene
        • “Hoʻohuli Naʻau (Close to Heart)” (:55) – 1 Deleted Scenes
        • “Oia’i’o (Trust)” (2:04) – 2 Deleted Scenes
      • Legacy (11:39)
        The cast and filmmakers talk about the legacy of the franchise and rebooting the series, finding the right cast, filming in Hawaii, and more. Includes behind-the-scenes and rehearsal footage, and interviews with executive producers Peter M. Lenkov, Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman, director Len Wiseman, co-executive producer/director Brad Turner, stars Alex O’Loughlin (“Steve McGarrett”), Daniel Dae Kim (“Chin Ho Kelly”), Scott Caan (“Danny ‘Danno’ Williams”) & Grace Park (“Kono Kalakaua”), and Rose Freeman (wife of Loeonard Freeman, in 1996 interview).
      • Picture Perfect: The Making of the Pilot (27:09)
        Extensive look at the making of the pilot. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, footage from the table read, and interviews with executive producers Peter M. Lenkov, Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci, director Len Wiseman, first assistant director Mark Cotone, director of photography Gabriel Beristain, David Kalama (Haleiwa Surf Center), stunt coordinator Brad Martin, co-executive producer Paul Zbyszewski, visual effects supervisor Mitch Suskin, technical consultants Mike Gilmore & David B. Johnson, and stars Daniel Dae Kim, Alex O’Loughlin, Scott Caan, Grace Park & Taylor Wily (“Kamekona”), James Marsters (“Victor Hesse”).
      • CBS On-Air Promos (3:40)
        Collection of 6 promos for the series.
      • EYE LAB Promos (8:03)
        Series promo, interview with Alex O’Loughlin (“Steve McGarrett”), interview with Daniel Dae Kim, and a music video for the Hawaii Five-0 theme song “Hollywood Meets Hawaii” by the USA Trojan Marching Band.
      • Grace Park’s Hawaiian Tour (5:25)
        Actress Grace Park (“Kono Kalakaua”) learns how to hula, eats some real Hawaiian food, gets a stand-up paddle surfing lesion, and finishes up with some Hawaiian Shave Ice.
      • Re-Scoring the Theme Song (1:43)
        A look at the original musicians re-recording the show’s iconic theme song with composer Brian Tyler and executive producers Peter Lenkov.
      • Inside Comic-Con (6:22)
        Footage of the cast and producers at San Diego Comic-Con and clips from the panel. Includes interviews with executive producers Peter M. Lenkov & Alex Kurtzman, director James Whitmore Jr. and stars Daniel Dae Kim & Grace Park.
      • Shore Lines: The Story of Season 1 (30:26)
        The cast and filmmakers talk about the process of breaking down the stories for the season, and discuss some of the character and episodic storylines and guest stars. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with co-executive producer Paul Zbyszewski, staff writer David Wolkove, executive producers Peter M. Lenkov, co-executive producer/director Brad Turner, story editor Kyle Harimoto, Adam Beach (special warfare operator, 2nd class Gram Wilson), director James Whitmore Jr., producer Jeffrey Downer, and actors Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park, Scott Caan, Alex O’Loughlin, Sean Combs (“Reggie Cole”) & Jean Smart (“Gov. Pat Jameson”).
      • Aloha Action! (15:14)
        The cast and filmmakers discuss how they filmed some of the season’s big action sequences. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with co-executive producer Paul Zbyszewski, executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, staff writer David Wolkove, stunt coordinator Jeff Cadiente, co-executive producer/director Brad Turner, visual effects supervisor Mitch Suskin, special effects set foreman McLean Ahuna, stunt double Justin Sundquist, stunt flyer Richard Shuman, and actors Alex O’Loughlin, Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park, Blaine Kia (“Leo Crane/Minister”).
      • Gag Reel (7:32)
      • Inside the Box (6:47)
        Props assistant Chrisopher Stanback, executive producers Peter M. Lenkov, Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman, co-executive producer/director Brad Turner, staff writer David Wolkove, and actors William Sadler (“Jack McGarrett”) & Alex O’Loughlin discuss the contents, clues and meaning of the Champ box that Steve’s father leaves for him in the pilot, and how this mythology runs through the season.
    • Season 2 (2011-12):
      • Audio Commentaries
        • “Haʻiʻole (Unbreakable)” (43:23) – stars Alex O’Laughlin, Daniel Dae Kim & Grace Park, and executive producer Peter M. Lenkov
        • “Kiʻilua (Deceiver)” (43:43) – executive producers Peter M. Lenkov & Paul Zbyszewski
      • Deleted Scenes
        • “Haʻiʻole (Unbreakable)” (1:13) – 3 Deleted Scenes
        • “Ua Lawe Wale (Taken)” (1:24) – 2 Deleted Scenes
        • “Maʻemaʻe (Clean)” (:45) – 1 Deleted Scene
        • “Ka Hakaka Maikaʻi (The Good Fight)” (:42) – 1 Deleted Scene
        • “Kiʻilua (Deceiver)” (7:28) – 5 Deleted Scenes
        • “Alaheo Pauʻole (Gone Forever)” (5:36) – 4 Deleted Scenes
        • “I Helu Pu (The Reckoning)” (1:31) – 1 Deleted Scene
        • “Haʻalele (Abandoned)” (2:45) – 2 Deleted Scenes
        • “Ua Hala (Death in the Family)” (2:41) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “Touch of Death” (NCIS: Los Angeles Crossover Episode) (41:13)
      • Shore Lines: The Story of Hawaii Five-O Season 2 (30:35)
        The cast and filmmakers discuss the cast changes and character development in the second season as well as the season’s major episodic storylines. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with executive producers Peter M. Lenkov, Roberto Orci, producer Jeffrey Downer, co-executive producer Elwood Reid, staff writers David Wolkove & Mike Schaub, co-executive producer Stephanie Sengupta, story editors Kyle Harimoto & Joe Halpin, director Larry Teng, visual effects supervisor Mitch Suskin, co-executive producer Steve Boyum, and stars Alex O’Loughlin, Scott Caan, Grace Park, Daniel Dae Kim, Terry O’Quinn (“Lt. Commander Joe White”), Lauren German (“Lori Weston”), Tom Sizemore (“Capt. Vincent Fryer”), Daniela Ruah (“Kensi Blye”), Larisa Oleynik (“Jenna Kaye”), Jimmy Buffet (“Frank”), James Caan (“Tony Archer”), Ed Asner (“August March”) LL Cool J (“Sam Hanna”) & Chris O’Donnell (“G Callen”).
      • Aloha Action! Season 2 (23:29)
        The cast and filmmakers discuss the second season’s big action sequences. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, co-executive producer Paul Zbyszewski, visual effects supervisor Mitch Suskin, stunt coordinator Jeff Cadiente, producer Jeffrey Downer, co-executive producer Steve Boyum, co-executive producer Elwood Reid, story editor Kyle Harimoto, director Larry Teng, 1st assistant camera operator Jai Mansson, D camera operator Don King, and actors Alex O’Loughlin, Grace Park, Sean MacCormac (“Lt. Jacks”) & Mark Dacascos (“Wo Fat”).
      • Hawaii Five-O‘Ahu: An Interactive Guide to Season 2 Locations
        Click locations on the interactive map—Waimea Falls, Kualoa Ranch, Halawa Prison, Aina Haina House, Magic Island, Precinct, International Market Place Waikiki, Waikiki Beach, and Kahala Beach Apartments—to see a description of the location and watch a related behind-the-scenes clip (the footage comes from the previous bonus features).
      • Becoming a SEAL: An Insider’s Guide To The World’s Toughest Training (8:45)
        Star Alex O’Loughlin visits a Navy SEAL training camp to look at the intense training the soliders must go through. Includes interviews with retired Navy SEAL/technical military advisor Gary Fritts, story editor Joe Halpin, co-executive producers Paul Zbyszewski & Elwood Reid, and story editor Kyle Harimoto.
      • Gag Reel (10:08)
    • Season 3 (2012-13):
      • Audio Commentaries
        • “Hookman” (42:11) – director/actor Peter Weller (“Curt Stoner”), writers of the oiginal episode Glen Olsen & Rod Baker, and writer Joe Halpin
        • “Paʻani (The Game)” (43:36) – executive producer Peter Lenkov and stars Alex O’Laughlin & Grace Park
      • Deleted Scenes
        • “La O Na Makuahine (Mother’s Day)” (4:14) – 4 Deleted Scenes
        • “Kanalua (Doubt)” (2:29) – 4 Deleted Scenes
        • “Lana I Ka Moana (Adrift)” (1:37) – 1 Deleted Scene
        • “Mohai (Offering)” (7:05) – 3 Deleted Scenes
        • “Huakaʻi Kula (Field Trip)” (1:10) – 1 Deleted Scene
        • “Kapu (Forbidden)” (2:49) – 2 Deleted Scenes
        • “Kapu (Forbidden)” (15:31) – 2 Alternate Endings
        • “Olelo HoʻOpaʻI Make (Death Sentence)” (1:14) – 1 Deleted Scene
        • “Hookman” (:33) – 1 Deleted Scene
        • “Paʻani (The Game)” (:45) – 1 Deleted Scene
        • “Hoʻopio (To Take Captive)” (3:37) – 3 Deleted Scenes
        • “He Welo ʻOihana (Family Business)” (3:28) – 5 Deleted Scenes
        • “Aloha, Malama Pono (Farewell and Take Care)” (:45) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • Script To Screen – “He Welo ʻOihana (Family Business)” (8:20)
        A look at the process of creating an episode, from the initial script idea to final cut of the finished episode. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with producer Bill Haynes, co-producer Peter M. Tassler, staff writer Noah Nelson, writer/co-producer Eric Guggenheim, co-executive producer Jeffrey Downer, set decorator Julieann Getman, executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, casting director Rachel Sutton, and executive story editor David Wolkove.
      • Hookman Episode From The Original Series (49:58)
        The complete episode from the original series.
      • Shore Lines: Season 3 (24:10)
        The cast and filmmakers discuss the cast changes and character development in the third season as well as the season’s major episodic storylines. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with executive story editor David Wolkove, executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, visual effects supervisor Armen Kevorkian, co-executive producer Jeffrey Downer, producer Bill Haynes, staff writer Noah Nelson, co-producer Peter M. Tassler, writers of original “Hookman” episode Rod Baker & Glen Olson, prosthetic technical advisor Jason Koger, and actors Alex O’Loughlin, Christine Lahti (“Doris McGarrett”), Michelle Borth (“Catherine Rollins”), Grace Park, Daniel Dae Kim, Masi Oka, Scott Caan, Taylor Wily, Victoria’s Secret model Behati Prinsloo (as herself), Peter Weller (“Curt Stoner/Hookman”/director), Larry Manetti (“Nicky ‘The Kid’ DeMarco”) & Ian Anthony Dale (“Adam Noshimuri”).
      • Aloha Action! Season 3 (20:27)
        The cast and filmmakers discuss the third season’s big action and stunt sequences. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with producer Bill Haynes, stunt coordinator Jeff Cadiente, co-producer Peter M. Tassler, executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, visual effects supervisor Armen Kevorkian, director Peter Weller, special effects coordinator John Hartigan, co-executive producer Jeffrey Downer, staff writer Mike Schaub, director Larry Teng, and actors Grace Park & Michelle Borth. It finishes out with a short pool stunt video made by the stunt team.
      • Hawaii Five-Over The Whole Wide World (4:39)
        Co-producer Peter M. Tassler, executive producers Peter M. Lenkov & Roberto Orci, stars Masi Oka (“Dr. Max Bergman”), Daniel Dae Kim, Taylor Wily & Grace Park, and some fans talk about the international popularity of the series. Also includes clips from the series in other languages.
      • Gag Reel (8:55)
    • Season 4 (2013-14):
      • Audio Commentaries
        • “Akanahe (Reluctant Partners)” (42:55) – stars Alex O’Loughlin & Chi McBride
        • “Hoʻonani Makuakane (Honor Thy Father)” (44:34) – executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, co-executive producer Ken Solarz & director Larry Teng
        • “Hana Lokomaikaʻi (The Favor)” (41:49) – stars Grace Park & Daniel Dae Kim
      • Deleted Scenes
        • “Aloha Ke Kahi I Ke Kahi (We Need Each Another)” (1:21) – 1 Deleted Scene
        • “Aʻale Maʻa Wau (“Fish Out of Water)” (5:25) – 7 Deleted Scenes
        • “Kaʻoia iʻo Ma Loko (The Truth Within)” (1:26) – 4 Deleted Scenes
        • “A ia la aku (From This Day Forward)” (7:24) – 7 Deleted Scenes
        • “Kupouli ʻla (Broken)” (7:00) – 6 Deleted Scenes
        • “Akanahe (Reluctant Partners)” (4:16) – 3 Deleted Scenes
        • “Hoʻonani Makuakane (Honor Thy Father)” (1:12) – 2 Deleted Scenes
        • “Pukana (Keepsake)” (2:13) – 2 Deleted Scenes
        • “O kela me keia Manawa (Now and Then)” (3:51) – 4 Deleted Scenes
        • “Pale ʻla (Buried Secrets)” (4:35) – 2 Deleted Scenes
        • “Ku I Ka Pili Koko (Blood Brothers)” (2:21) – 3 Deleted Scenes
        • “Peʻepeʻe Kanaka (“Those Among Us)” (1:28) – 2 Deleted Scenes
        • “Makani ʻolu a holo malie (Fair Winds and Following Seas)” (4:55) – 5 Deleted Scenes
        • “O ka PiliʻOhana ka ʻOi (Family Comes First)” (3:09) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • The Reunion” (2:30)
        A Lost reunion with Terry O’Quinn, Jorge Garcia and Daniel Dae Kim. Also includes behind-the-scenes footage, and an interview with Masi Oka.
      • A Celebration Like No Other” (2:59)
        The Jonas Brothers join the Sunset on the Beach party for the fans to celebrate the fourth season. Includes footage of the celebration, behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with actors Nick Jonas (“Ian Wright”), Michelle Borth (“Catherine Rollins”), Chi McBride (“Captain Lou Grover”) & Taylor Wily, supervising producers Steven Lilien & Bryan Wynbrandt, co-executive producer Ken Solarz, and executive producers Peter M. Lenkov & Alex Kurtzman.
      • The Making of “Hoʻonani Makuakane (Honor Thy Father)” (9:01)
        A look at the making of this episode about the internment camps, ensuring its historical accuracy, recreating the look and feel of the era, and making it look visually different from other episodes. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, co-executive producer Ken Solarz, director Larry Teng, Co-producer Peter M. Tassler, production designer Keith Neely, and stars Daniel Dae Kim & Alex O’Loughlin.
      • Plan of Attack (2:20)
        Compilation of before and after images showing the visual effects shots created for the attack sequence of Episode 410 “Hoʻonani Makuakane (Honor Thy Father)”, showing the small details that went into recreating the internment camp.
      • From The Fans To The Fans (3:41)
        A look at the making of episode 418, which was built based on elements voted for by the fans—setting of Chin Ho’s High School Reunion, the muder weapon of a five-inch stiletto, the evidence of a toy rocket, the susect of a struggling illusionist, and the takedown in a giant maze. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with writer Christina Kim, executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, and stars Daniel Dae Kim, Masi Oka & Alex O’Loughlin.
      • Shore Lines: Season 4 (25:31)
        The cast and filmmakers discuss the character changes and development in the fourth season as well as some of the episodic storylines. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with co-executive producers Moira Kirland & Ken Solarz, story editor Noah Nelson, co-producers Peter M. Tassler & David Wolkove, executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, supervising producers Steven Lilien & Bryan Wynbrandt, and actors Alex O’Loughlin, Jorge Garcia (“Jerry Ortega”), Terry O’Quinn, Nick Jonas (“Ian White”), Daniel Dae Kim, Scott Caan, Melanie Griffith (“Clara Williams”), Elaine Tan (“Zi Chen”), Chi McBride (“Captain Lou Grover”) & Mark Dacascos.
      • Aloha Action! Season 4 (18:18)
        The cast and filmmakers discuss the fourth season’s big action and stunt sequences. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, stunt coordinator Jeff Cadiente, co-executive producers Jeffrey Downer & Ken Solarz, co-producers David Wolkove & Peter M. Tassler, director Larry Teng, and actors Daniel Dae Kim, Alex O’Loughlin, Chi McBride & Scott Caan. Plus, an on-set proposal.
      • Designing Five-O (8:47)
        The cast and filmmakers talk about moving the sets from the advertising building to the new stage location, and give a ttour of the various sets, pointing out interesting details. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with production designer Keith Neely, executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, producer Jeffrey Downer, supervising producer Bryan Wynbrandt, and actor Jorge Garcia (“Jerry Ortega”).
      • Captain Lou Grover (6:07)
        The cast and filmmakers talk about the season’s new captain and the man behind the role. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with actors Chi McBride (“Captain Lou Grover”), Daniel Dae Kim, & Alex O’Loughlin, executive producer M. Lenkov, and co-executive producers Ken Solarz & Moira Kirland.
      • Gag Reel (10:18)
      • King’s Oh So Sweet Hawaiian Recipes (23:16)
        Taylor Wiley is joined by Courtney Taira, granddaughter of King’s Hawaiian founder, Robert Taira, to go over some Hawaiian recipes using King rolls. Play All, or select from:

        • Spinach Dip (3:45)
        • Maui Burger (3:36)
        • French Toast (4:22)
        • Shrimp Roll (3:57)
        • Chicken Sliders (4:23)
        • S’Mores (3:13)
  • Seasons 5-10

    • Season 5 (2014-15):
      • Audio Commentaries
        • “Aʻohe Kahi e Peʻe Ai (Nowhere to Hide)” (43:40) – executive producer Peter Lenkov, co-executive producer/director Bryan Spicer and producer Peter Tassler
        • “Ina Paha (If Perhaps)” (44:05) – executive producer Peter Lenkov and director Larry Teng
      • Deleted Scenes
        • “Aʻohe Kahi e Peʻe Ai (Nowhere to Hide)” (6:18) – 6 Deleted Scenes
        • “Ka Makuakane (Family Man)” (1:44) – 1 Deleted Scene
        • “Ka Noeʻau (The Painter)” (2:25) – 3 Deleted Scenes
        • “Hoʻomaʻike (Unmasked)” (1:15) – 2 Deleted Scenes
        • “Ina Paha (If Perhaps)” (1:51) – 2 Deleted Scenes
        • “Ka Hana Malu (Inside Job)” (1:04) – 1 Deleted Scene
        • “Wawahi moeʻuhane (Broken Dreams)” (4:40) – 4 Deleted Scenes
        • “Poina ʻOle (Not Forgotten)” (1:51) – 2 Deleted Scenes
        • “E ʻImi pono (Searching for the Truth)” (6:13) – 4 Deleted Scenes
        • “Nanahu (Embers)” (2:09) – 1 Deleted Scene
        • “Kukaʻawale (Stakeout)” (4:41) – 3 Deleted Scenes
        • “Pono Kaulike (Justice for All)” (2:13) – 3 Deleted Scenes
        • “Ua heleleʻi ka hoku (Fallen Star)” (:38) – 1 Deleted Scene
        • “Luapoʻi (Prey)” (2:03) – 3 Deleted Scenes
        • “A Make Kāua (Until We Die)” (4:15) – 5 Deleted Scenes
      • Five-O x 100 (6:49)
        The cast and filmmakers celebrate 100 episodes with a party on the beach , and share their favorite moments and guest stars from the first 100. Includes footage, and interviews with producer executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, CBS Television Studios president David Stapf, chairman of CBS Entertainment Nina Tassler, executive producer Alex Kurtzman, director Larry Teng, and actors Ian Anthony Dale, Taylor Wily, Alex O’Loughlin, Grace Park, Jorge Garcia, Chi McBride, Masi Oka, Daniel Dae Kim, Mark Dacascos & Scott Caan.
      • Directing wth Daniel Dae Kim (12:29)
        Star Daniel Dae Kim talks about the challenges of being a first-time director. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with producer David Wolkove, executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, and stars Alex O’Loughlin, Jorge Garcia & Scott Caan.
      • “Sweet Disaster” Music Video featuring Freelance Riot (1:47)
      • Shorelines: Season 5 (28:24)
        The cast and filmmakers discuss the character changes and development in the fifth season as well as some of the episodic storylines. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, co-executive producers Ken Solarz & John Dove, producer David Wolkove, supervising producers Bryan Wynbrandt, Steven Lilien & Eric Guggenheim, director Larry Teng, John Ondrasik (“Five For Fighting”), assistant to Peter Lenkov Jessica Granger, and actors Jorge Garcia, Alex O’Loughlin, Mark Dacascos, Melina Kanakaredes (“Kathy Millwood”), Randy Couture (“Jason Duclair”), Chi McBride, Michelle Wie (as herself), Daniel Dae Kim & Masi Oka.
      • Five-O Music (5:54)
        The filmmakers talk about the important role music plays in the series and the process of scoring an episode. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with producer Peter M. Tassler, supervising producer Eric Guggenheim, associate producer Larry Goldstein, composers Keith Power & Brian Tyler, executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, and John Ondrasik (“Five For Fighting”).
      • Aloha Action! Season 5 (20:15)
        The cast and filmmakers discuss the fifth season’s big action and stunt sequences. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with co-executive producer Ken Solarz, executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, associate producer Larry Goldstein, producer Peter M. Tassler, visual effects supervisor Adam Avitabile, stunt coordinator/2nd unit director Jeff Cadiente, director Larry Teng, McGarrett stunt double Justin Sundquist, producer David Wolkove, co-executive producer John Dove, supervising producer Steven Lilien, and actors Alex O’Loughlin, Grace Park, Scott Caan & Daniel Dae Kim.
      • Gag Reel (8:51)
  • Season 6 (2015-16):
    • Audio Commentaries
      • “Mai ho`oni i ka wai lana mālie (Do Not Disturb the Water That Is Tranquil)” (44:06) – executive producer Peter M. Lenkov and producer Peter M. Tassler
      • “Malama ka Po’e (Care For One’s People)” (TIME) – executive producer Peter M. Lenkov and star Chi McBride
    • Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Mai ho`oni i ka wai lana mālie (Do Not Disturb the Water That Is Tranquil)” (2:07) – 5 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Lehu a Lehu (Ashes to Ashes)” (3:33) – 4 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Ua ‘o’oloku ke anu i na mauna (The Chilling Storm Is on the Mountains)” (2:00) – 2 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Ka Papahana Holo Pono (Best Laid Plans)” (2:07) – 2 Deleted Scenes
      • “Na Pilikua Nui (Monsters)” (:31) – 1 Extended Scene
      • “Na Kama Hele (Day Trippers)” (2:59) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “Piko Pau ‘iole (The Artful Dodger)” (2:16) – 3 Deleted Scenes
      • “Hana Keaka (Charade)” (:46) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “Ka Makau kaa kaua (The Sweet Science)” (1:09) – 2 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Kuleana (One’s Personal Sense of Responsibility)” (2:48) – 4 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Ua ola loko i ke aloha (Love Gives Life Within)” (:37) – 1 Extended Scene
      • “Umia Ka Hanu (Hold The Breath)” (5:38) – 6 Deleted Scenes
      • “Ke Koa Lokomaika’i (The Good Soldier)” (4:50) – 4 Deleted Scenes
      • “Ka Pohaku Kihi Pa’a (The Solid Cornerstone)” (4:38) – 2 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Malama ka Po’e (Care For One’s People)” (5:56) – 3 Deleted Scenes
      • “I’ike Ke Ao (For the World to Know)” (3:16) – 6 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Pilina Koko (Blood Ties)” (1:08) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “O Ke Ali’i Wale No Ka’u Makemake (My Desire Is Only for the Chief)” (3:00) – 2 Deleted Scenes
    • Pirates & The Palace: The Making of the Premiere (9:46)
      The cast and filmmakers give a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the season’s big action-packed opener/period piece, “Mai ho`oni i ka wai lana mālie (Do Not Disturb the Water That Is Tranquil)”. Includes interviews with executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, producer Peter M. Tassler, co-executive producer Jeffrey Downck, costume supervisors Michelle Moder & Michael Russell, production designer Keith Neely, make-up department head Jeff Dawn, make-up artist Alex Noble, assistant prop master Hector Gonzalez, co-producer Larry Goldstein, stunt coordinator Jeff Cadiente, composer Brian Tyler, and actors Cokey Falkow (“Captain”), Daniel Dae Kim & Chi McBride.
    • “One More Day” Music Video (2:33)
      Shawn Mokuahi Garnett sings “One More Day” while sitting by a nighttime beachside campfire with Masi Oka and Taylor Wily.
    • Aloha Action! Season 6 (18:36)
      The cast and filmmakers discuss the sixth season’s big action and stunt sequences. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with stunt coordinator Jeff Cadiente, co-producer Larry Goldstein, executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, SPFX foreman Mclaine Ahuna, stunts Frank Trigg, special effect coordinator John Hartigan, co-executive producers John Dove & Jeffrey Downer, director Eagle Egilsson, stunt driver Joe Dryden, co-executive producer Steven Lilien, producer Peter M. Tassler, and actors Alex O’Loughlin, James C Burns (“Dennis Logan”), Larry Manetti (“Nicky ‘The Kid’ Demarco”), Daniel Dae Kim & Jorge Garcia.
    • Shorelines: Season 6 (29:24)
      The cast and filmmakers discuss the character changes and development in the sixth season as well as some of the episodic storylines. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with co-executive producers Bryan Wynbrandt & Steven Lilien, executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, supervising producer David Wolkove, story editor Matt Wheeler, costume supervisor Michelle Moder, co-executive producer John Dove, assistant to Peter Lenkov Sean O’Reilly, and actors Grace Park, Alex O’Loughlin, Daniel Dae Kim, Chi McBride, Scott Caan, Jorge Garcia, Taylor Wily, Sarah Carter (“Lynn Downey”), Larry Manetti, Masi Oka & Shawn Mokuahi Garnett (“Cousin Flippa”).
    • Casting Five-O (7:54)
      The filmmakers talk about the casting process, which is split between Hawaii and Los Angeles. Includes interviews with executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, casting directors Rachel Sutton & Jennifer Cooper, co-executive producer Jeffrey Downer, casting associate Brent Anbe, Chi McBride, and audition footage of Christopher Sean (“Gabriel Waincroft”), Jordan Matayoshi (“Iolana”) & Andrew Lawrence (“Eric Russo”).
    • Behind The Scenes With Alex O’Loughlin (6:21)
      Alex O’Loughlin takes viewers around the set as the series wraps up season 6, talking to various crew members about their roles, including make-up department head Jeff Dawn, hair department heads Tena Parker & Joanne Miyata, set PA Phoebe de Vara, first assistant director Michael Neumann, co-executive producer Bryan Spicer, boom operator Ronald Wright, grip Moku Ribuca, and prop assistants Jennings Fowler & Perry Daniel.
    • Gag Reel (13:04)
  • Season 7 (2016-17):
    • Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Makaukau ‘oe e Pa’ani? (Ready to Play?)” (1:38) – 4 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “He Moho Hou (New Player)” (1:11) – 2 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Hu a’e ke ahi lanakila a Kamaile (The Fire of Kamile Rises in Triumph)” (2:08) – 3 Extended Scenes
      • “Ke Ku ‘Ana (The Stand)” (2:07) – 2 Deleted Scenes
      • “Ka hale ho’okauwel (House of Horrors)” (3:43) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “Ka Makuahine A Me Ke Keikikane (Mother and Son)” (3:23) – 2 Deleted Scenes
      • “Elua la ma Nowemapa (Two Days in November)” (3:05) – 4 Deleted Scenes
      • “Ka Luhi (The Burden)” (4:49) – 5 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Ka ‘Aelike (The Deal)” (1:52) – 2 Deleted Scenes
      • “Ua ho’i ka ‘opua i Awalua (The Clouds Always Return to Awalua)” (4:12) – 4 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Ka Pa’ani Nui (Big Game)” (2:27) – 4 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “E Malama Pono (Handle with Care)” (1:44) – 3 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Puka ‘ana (Exodus)” (:49) – 2 Deleted Scenes
      • “Waimaka ‘Ele’ele (Black Tears)” (1:17) – 3 Deleted Scenes
    • Watch! Magazine Photo Shoot with Alex O’Loughlin (1:28)
      Go behind the photoshoot for CBS Watch! Magazine with star Alex O’Loughlin and photographer Nino Muñoz.
    • Shorelines: Season 7 (17:54)
      The cast and filmmakers discuss the character changes and development in the seventh season as well as some of the episodic storylines. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with co-executive producers Peter M. Tassler, David Wolkove & Rob Hanning, executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, co-producer Larry Goldstein, executive producer Eric Guggenheim, executive story editor Matt Wheeler, special effects coordinator John Hartigan, staff writer Zoe Robyn, stunt coordinators Jeff Cadiente & Eric Norris, and actors Jorge Garcia, Chi McBride, Teilor Grubbs (“Grace Williams”), Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park & Alex O’Loughlin.
    • The Chun Family Legacy (8:45)
      Family and friends talk about the legacy of Kam Fong Chun, who played Chin Ho on the original Hawaii Five-O, and his son’s work on the reboot. Includes some vintage interview footage and new interviews with Dennis Chun (“Duke Lukela”), Al Harrington (“Ben Kokua”), Kimo Kahoano (“Jake Almeda”), friend of Kam Fong Emme Tomimbang Burns, Alex O’Loughlin and Chi McBride.
    • Teilor Grubbs Video Diary (6:32)
      Actress Teilor Grubbs (“Grace Williams) talks about her family and growing up on set, and then gives viewers behind-the-scenes look at her day. Also includes interviews with executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, and actors Scott Caan & Masi Oka.
    • Gag Reel (3:48)
  • Season 8 (2017-18):
    • Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “A’ole e ‘olelo mai ana ke ahi ua ana ia (Fire Will Never Say that It Has Had Enough)” (3:13) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “Kau pahi, ko’u kua. Kau pu, ko’u po’o (Your Knife, My Back. My Gun, Your Head.)” (:28) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “E uhi wale no ‘a’ole e nalo, he imu puhi (No Matter How Much One Covers a Steaming Imu, The Smoke Will Rise)” (:27) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “Kama’oma’o, ka ‘aina huli hana (At Kama’oma’o, The Land of Activities)” (2:22) – 2 Deleted Scenes
      • “Mohala I Ka Wai Ka Maka O Ka Pua (Unfolded by the Water Are the Faces of the Flowers)” (1:48) – 2 Deleted Scenes
      • “Make Me Kai (Death at Sea)” (:25) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “O Ka Mea Ua Hala, Ua Hala Ia (What is Gone is Gone)” (4:53) – 4 Deleted Scenes
      • “He Puko’a Kani ‘Aina (A Coral Reef Strengthens Out into Land)” (:45) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “E Ho’Oko Kuleana (To Do One’s Duty)” (2:58) – 3 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “He Lokomaika’I Ka Manu O Kaiona (Kind Is the Bird of Kaiona)” (1:52) – 3 Deleted Scenes
      • “‘Ahuwale Ka Nane Huna (The Answer To The Riddle Is Seen)” (:21) – 1 Deleted Scene
    • Directing with Alex O’Loughlin (6:41)
      Go behind the scenes on episode “E Ho’Oko Kuleana (To Do One’s Duty)” as Alex O’Loughlin directs for the first time. Includes interviews with co-executive producer David Wolkove, producer Matt Wheeler, executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, and stars Chi McBride, Meaghan Rath & Beulah Kaole.
    • Shorelines: Season 8 (23:06)
      The cast and filmmakers discuss the character changes and development in the eighth season as well as some of the episodic storylines. The cast member thank the fans for all their support over the past 10 years. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with co-executive producers Peter M. Tassler, Rob Hanning & David Wolkove, co-producer Larry Goldstein, executive story editors Ally Seibert & Liz Alper, writer Zoe Robyn, producer Matt Wheeler, make-up department head Jeff Dawn, executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, writer Sean O’Reilly, director Roderick Davis, post production supervisor Andie Neumann, co-writers Ahsley Dizon & Rachel Paradis, and actors Chi McBride, Meaghan Rath, Alex O’Loughlin, Beulah Kaole & Jorge Garcia.
    • Meet the Rookies (7:59)
      The cast and filmmakers talk about the major cast changes for the eighth season. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with executive producer Peter M. Lenkov, producer Matt Wheeler, writer Sean O’Reilly, executive story editors Ally Seibert & Liz Alper, co-executive producers Rob Hanning & David Wolkove, actors Alex O’Loughlin & Chi McBride, and new cast members Meaghan Rath (“Tani Rey”) & Beulah Kaole (“Junior Reigns”).
    • Animated Cargument (4:22)
      Co-executive producer Peter M. Tassler and producer Larry Goldstein talk about creating an animated “cargument” between Steve & Danny, show some of the different animation style options, and point out some Easter eggs. This is followed by the animated short.
    • Gag Reel (3:59)
  • Season 9 (2018-19):
    • Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Ka ʻōwili ʻōkaʻi (Cocoon)” (1:07) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “Aia I Hi’Ikua; I Hi’Ialo (Is Borne on the Back; Is Borne in the Arms)” (:52) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “Lele pū nā manu like (Birds of a Feather…)” (1:25) – 3 Deleted Scenes
      • “Mai Ka Po Mai Ka ‘oia’i’o (Truth Comes From the Night)” (2:18) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “Pio ke kukui, poʻele ka hale (When the Light Goes Out, the House is Dark)” (1:19) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “Hala i ke ala o’i’ole mai (Gone on the Road from which There Is No Returning)” (2:07) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “Ka hauli o ka mea hewa ‘ole, he nalowale koke (A Bruise Inflicted on an Innocent Person Vanishes Quickly)” (2:21) – 2 Deleted Scenes
      • “Ikiiki i ka la o Keawalua (Depressed with the Heat of Keawalua)” (2:37) – 2 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Hapai ke kuko, hanau ka hewa (When Covetousness is Conceived, Sin is Born)” (1:35) – 2 Deleted Scenes
      • “E’ao lu’au a kualima (Offer Young Taro Leaves To)” (8:58) – 7 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Ho’okahi no la o ka malihini (A stranger only for a day)” (:56) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “Hana Mao ‘ole ka ua o Waianae (Endlessly Pours the Rain of Waianae)” (3:21) – 2 Deleted Scenes
    • [email protected] (6:20)
      A look at the making of the show’s 200th episode, “Pua A’e La Ka Uwahi O Ka Moe (The Smoke Seen in the Dream Now Rises)”, with co-executive producers Matt Wheeler, Peter M. Lenkov & Peter M. Tassler, executive producer David Wolkove, VFX producer Craig Weiss, costume supervisor Jacqueline Schulman, property master Hector Gonzalez, associate producer Andie Neumann, and actors Alex O’Loughlin, Chi McBride, Jorge Garcia, Meghan Rath & Beulah Koale. Also includes footage from the 200th episode celebration.
    • Giving Thanks (55:02)
      Actor Chi McBride is joined by co-executive producer Peter M. Lenkov to drink wine and discuss the Thanksgiving epsiode “Lele pū nā manu like (Birds of a Feather…)” that was written by McBride.
    • Shorelines: Season 9 (21:22)
      The cast and filmmakers discuss the character changes and development in the ninth season as well as some of the episodic storylines, such as the remake of a classic episode. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with executive producers David Wolkove & Peter M. Lenkov, associate producer Andie Neumann, costume supervisors Michelle Sandvig & Jacqueline Schulman, production designer Keith Neely, tailor Michael Tereschuk, property master Hector Gonzalez, story editor Zoe Robyn, staff writer Sean O’Reilly, co-executive producers Paul Grellong, Peter M. Tassler, Rob Hanning & Matt Wheeler, producer Larry Goldstein, co-producers Talia Gonzalez & Bisanne Masoud, co-writer Ashley Dizon, and actors Meaghan Rath, Chi McBride, Beulah Kaole, Jorge Garcia, Ian Anthony Dale & Alex O’Loughlin.
    • Gag Reel (4:54)
  • Season 10 (2019-20):
    • Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Ua ʻeha ka ʻili i ka maka o ka ihe (The skin has been hurt by the point of the spear)” (1:27) – 2 Deleted Scenes
      • “Ka la’au kumu ‘ole o Kahilikolo (The trunkless tree of Kahilikolo)” (6:42) – 4 Extended Scenes
      • “O ‘oe, a ‘owau, nalo ia mea (You and me; it is hidden)” (:45) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “He kauwa ke kanaka na ke aloha (Man is a slave of love)” (:26) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “Nalowale i ke ‘ehu o he kai (Lost in the sea sprays)” (:49) – 1 Deleted Scene
      • “E ho’i na keiki oki uaua o na pali (Home go the very tough lads of the hills)” (1:02) – 2 Deleted Scenes
      • “He puhe’e miki (A gripping cuttlefish)” (:57) – 2 Deleted Scenes
      • “A ʻohe ia e loaʻa aku, he ulua kapapa no ka moana (He cannot be caught for he is an ulua fish of the deep ocean)” (6:27) – 4 Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • “Aloha (Goodbye)” (3:58) – 2 Deleted Scenes
    • “Desperate Measures” (Magnum P.I. Crossover Episode) (42:43)
    • Shorelines: Aloha (23:57)
      The cast and filmmakers discuss the major plots and character developments of the show’s final season, and saying goodbye to these characters. Includes behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with executive producers Peter M. Lenkov, David Wolkove & Matt Wheeler, co-executive producers Karen Gaviola, Rob Hanning, Paul Grellong & Kendall Sherwood, co-producer Zoe Robyn, make-up department head Jeff Dawn, producers Bisanne Masoud & Talia Gonzalez, associate producer Andie Neumann, and actors Beulah Kaole, Katrina Law (“Quinn Liu”), Meaghan Rath, Ian Anthony Dale, Kimee Balmilero (“Dr. Noelani Cunha”), Dennis Chun (“Sgt. Duke Lukela”), Scott Caan, Chi McBride & Alex O’Loughlin.
    • Reflections on Five-O: An Interview with Alex O’Loughlin (10:58)
      Star Alex O’Loughlin reflects on the decision to end the series, his deep connection to the island, writing the season premiere, wrapping up some of the loose ends between Steve and his parents, and more.
    • Gag Reel (4:00)
  • Bonus Disc:
    • Looking Back: The Cast Celebrates 10 Seasons (52:44)
        Collection of cast interviews and behind-the-scenes footage from all 10 seasons. Play All, or select from:

      • Season One (10:02)
      • Season Two (7:32)
      • Season Three (7:19)
      • Season Four (4:49)
      • Season Five (3:47)
      • Season Six (3:07)
      • Season Seven (3:32)
      • Season Eight (3:56)
      • Season Nine (3:53)
      • Season Ten (4:47)
    • “All For One” Music Video (3:41)
      Acoustic version of the song written for the 100th episode, “All For One”, written and performed by John Ondrasik. Music is set to a montage of behind-the-scenes photos of the cast and crew.
    • “Ohana” Music Video (5:19)
      As Shawn Mokuahi Garnett performs “Ohana” while sitting poolside, we see behind-the-scenes footage, and testamonials from the cast and crew saying what the show meant to them.
    • Celebrating 50 Years of Hawaii Five-O (2:01)
      This sizzle reel, created in 2018 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Hawaii Five-O, includes clips from both the old and the new series set to the iconic original theme song.


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    Highly Recommended

    Hawaii Five-O is a thoroughly-entertaining series with some blockbuster film quality action sequences, beautiful locales, and some really interesting and well-developed characters. It features a really strong cast and an amazing roster of guest stars. CBS’s Complete Series boxset is loaded with hours of bonus material that is sure to please both the casual and the rabid fans of the series. It also includes a new bonus disc that is eclusive to this release. While I wish there had been a Blu-ray option, the DVD release still looks and sounds quite good. The other thing missing from the set is the MacGyver crossover episode. That said, this is a quality series and this DVD release comes highly recommended.