The 1970’s remake of “Hawaii Five-0” (CBS) can be seen each Friday evening at 9/8 p.m. Last night’s episode on Sept. 26, 2014 was called, “A’ohe kahi e pe’e ai.” It was the Fall TV season premiere. In the overnight TV ratings it garnered 8.90 million TV viewers overall. It reached 1.3 million TV viewers in the all important 18 to 49 adult demographic.
“Hawaii Five-0” stars, Alex O’Loughlin (Steve McGarrett), Scott Caan (Danny ‘Danno’ Williams), Daniel Dae Kim (Lieutenant Chin Ho Kelly), Grace Park (Kono Kalakaua), Masi Oka (Dr. Max Bergman) & Chi McBride (Lou Grover).
“A’ohe kahi e pe’e ai” opened with Danno & Steve talking to a female auditor. Both of them argue as co-workers & friends about their job. It is a mandated review for the mayor’s office. Steve talks about four years ago & how the Five-0 task force started. They just recently added Lou Grover to the team.
A handsome couple are jogging up the trail to a mountain top. The young male pulls out a diamond ring & is going to propose marriage. They reach the top & both are gunned down by multiple bullets. Kono & Adam are surfing when she gets a phone call. She heads to the crime scene. Chin catches a man watching him outside his home & tells the guy he is heading to a crime scene.
The murdered couple is Todd & Tracy who were teachers at a local school. The Five-0 team figures out that they were gunned down by a military drone. They find a picture of that drone on Todd’s iphone. Steve & Danno talk to Jerry who is a conspiracy theorist. They ask him what and/or who made the drone.
Steve & Danno head to the “VenPax” test facility who manufactured the drone. They receive a video of it which is a specific surveillance machine that was hijacked by a GPS system. Five-0 decide to check all employees who work for “Venpax” to see who re-programed the drone to kill innocent people. That same drone is guided toward the beach by someone in their apartment. It flies over & kills 5 people plus injuring 19 others.
Jerry tells the Five-0 team that in order to control the drone. They have to get their own GPS to hijack it. They also have to be within 200 yards of the drone’s frequency. While they wait for another attack, Kono digs into the past of one specific Venpax employee.
Can Jerry help them track down the drone? Who is behind the hijacking of the drone that killed 7 people? You watch “A’ohe kahi e pe’e ai” over at the “CBS” TV website.