Hawaii Five-0

Series 3 - 1. La O Na Makuahine (Mother's Day)

La O Na Makuahine (Mother's Day)
Radio Times
Review by:
David Brown

The last season ended with what can only be described as “Chin’s Choice”: would he save wife Malia or cousin Kono? Now, Malia I’ve never warmed to, but Kono! Come on! No more shots of actress Grace Park emerging from the water with a surfboard under her arm or bonnet-rolling over a perp’s car? How could they even think about writing her out?

Anyway, we do get an answer to that particular cliffhanger in this opener, while McGarrett also learns more from his mother about why in blue blazes she pretended to be dead for so long.

About this programme

1/24. Chin Ho is out for revenge after his impossible decision that ended the last season - save either his wife Malia or his colleague Kono - ends in tragedy. Meanwhile, McGarrett has discovered that the mysterious Shelburne is none other than his mother, long believed to be dead - but when Wo Fat escapes custody with the help of Frank Delano, it turns out her life is in danger. Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Christine Lahti, Daniel Dae Kim and William Baldwin star.

Cast and crew


Steve McGarrett
Alex O'Loughlin
Danny `Danno” Williams
Scott Caan
Chin Ho Kelly
Daniel Dae Kim
Kono Kalakaua
Grace Park
Max Bergman
Masi Oka
Frank Delano
William Baldwin
Catherine Rollins
Michelle Borth
Doris McGarrett
Christine Lahti
Malia Waincroft
Reiko Aylesworth
Wo Fat
Mark Dacascos
Adam Noshimuri
Ian Anthony Dale
Taylor Wily
Sgt Duke Lukela
Dennis Chun
Karl Herlinger
Sgt Kane
Kimo Moore
Maria Gold
Danielle Delaunay