Hawaii Five-0


Season 3, Ep 12, Aired 1/14/13
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  • Episode Description
  • When an Oahu State University professor is found murder, the team must solve the case. There are three suspects his boss, his teaching assistant or a cheating student.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Alex O'Loughlin

    Lieutenant Commander Steven J. 'Steve' McGarrett

  • Scott Caan

    Detective Danny 'Danno' Williams

  • Daniel Dae Kim

    Lieutenant Chin Ho Kelly

  • Grace Park

    Police Officer Kono Kalakaua

  • Masi Oka

    Dr. Max Bergman

  • Photos (5)
  • Fan Reviews (4)
  • Episodic voting!

    By dolphinlovelulu, Jul 04, 2013

  • Unbelievable shoot out

    By tlnesbit, Feb 07, 2013

  • Kapu episode

    By tmg, Jan 22, 2013

  • Wow, what an episode.

    By crimegirl12, Jan 21, 2013

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (2)

    • Eric: I think I know what I want to do in my life.
      Danny: Want to be a cop?
      Eric: No! The job is way too stressful.
      Danny: Oh.
      Eric: I want to work in a crime lab.
      Danny: That's a very good career, Eric. It'd be nice.
      Eric: You need some sort of degree to do that?
      Danny: I don't think so. You watch the Discovery Channel, right? Should be okay. (both laughs)

    • Bram: I think my ribs are broken.
      Steve: Yeah?
      Bram: Uh-huh.
      Steve: Well, next time a cop calls your name, don't run.
      Bram: Seriously, it hurts when I breathe.
      Danny: Then breathe less.

    Notes (5)

    • The title of this episode, "Kapu" means "taboo" in Hawaiian.

    • During the live airing of this episode, viewers were able to vote on the murderer through CBS.com or Twitter. This is a first time that viewers have been able to effect the outcome of a primetime drama.

    • Special billing was given to Jeff Fahey (and) for this episode.

    • Although credited, Michelle Borth (Lieutenant Catherine Rollins) does not appear in this episode.

    • International Air Dates:
      Canada: January 14, 2013 on Global

    Trivia (2)

    • Goof Chin says there is no cell phone service on Niihau, yet Steve and Chin both receive cell phone calls while on the island!

    • The song Sang Min (Will Yun Lee) is singing in his hotel room as room service arrives is "Unskinny Bop" by the metal band Poison. The song is featured on the band's 1990 album Flesh + Blood.

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    • collinmadhavan3577 Sep 30, 2014

      Very exciting episode, needless to say. At the end of the show, there was the hospital scene where a game of chess was being played. Noticed something minor - the black king and queen seemed to placed on the wrong squares. Sorry about this.

    • Whatsoever Jan 09, 2013

      that's the episode where you can decide per voting who the murderer is, right?

    • kono5-0 Dec 10, 2012

      is this the last season 3 episode of Hawaii Five O

    • crimegirl12 Jan 07, 2013