Hawaii Five-0

Season 4 Episode 10

Ho'onani Makuakane

34
Aired Friday 9:00 PM Dec 13, 2013 on CBS
8.1
out of 10
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92 votes
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When someone tries to kill a Pearl Harbor veteran, Five-0 links evidence to a crime committed within the internment camps on Oahu during World War II.

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  • On a cold Winter's day in Canberra

    8.0
    I sit here on a freezing Winter's day in Canberra, Australia watching this episode, and I cant help but be moved by the truth of the story being told. I also cried for the last 15 minutes. Brilliant episode
  • More than the usual fluff

    9.0
    It's been slow coming, but Americans are finally starting to acknowledge some of the darker parts of their WWII history, such as their shameful treatment of returning black servicemen, like the Tuskegee Airmen, and their unjustified imprisonment of innocent Japanese Americans after the attack on Pearl Harbour. History is written by the winners, and it's only because we won that some of these actions weren't considered war crimes. Remembering is the first step in preventing them from ever happening again. Bravo. Great episode.moreless
  • Heroes

    9.0
    mos def best episode of the season; respect for the accurate presentation of the terrible things we did to Japanese- Americans. And all that about the brother and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team of the WWII United States Army is true too = it was composed almost entirely of American soldiers of Japanese descent that only fought in European Theater - the most decorated infantry regiment in the history of the United States Army. The 442nd was awarded eight Presidential Unit Citations and twenty-one of its members were awarded the Medal of Honor.

    Kudos to the writers - and all the actors really brought their A-game. Well Donemoreless
  • Cried

    10
    What a beautiful cried the last 15 min ,,,
  • Five-0 looks into a case of a man who claims his father was murdered by a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

    7.0
    Certainly the most emotional episode of the season. Maybe even the series itself. The flashback scenes of the beginning of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor are extremely well done, and maybe even a little frightening. The cast is in top form here. Regulars and guests. The flashback scenes are very well done as I mentioned previously and certainly help move the story along. The opening scene of the remembrance ceremony aboard the Battleship Missouri was terrific. I was moved by the sight of the remaining survivors of the attack. You certainly can't help but have nothing but the utmost respect for those brave people. However an episode of any series needs more than that to work. I think this episode's well written script helps a great deal to make it work. This episode is no doubt one of season four's best.moreless
Alex O'Loughlin

Alex O'Loughlin

Lieutenant Commander Steven J. 'Steve' McGarrett

Scott Caan

Scott Caan

Detective Danny 'Danno' Williams

Daniel Dae Kim

Daniel Dae Kim

Lieutenant Chin Ho Kelly

Grace Park

Grace Park

Police Officer Kono Kalakaua

Masi Oka

Masi Oka

Dr. Max Bergman

Michelle Borth

Michelle Borth

Catherine 'Cat' Rollins

Jack Axelrod

Jack Axelrod

Ezra Clark

Guest Star

James Saito

James Saito

David Toriyama

Guest Star

Hira Ambrosino

Hira Ambrosino

Martha Toriyama

Guest Star

Brian Yang

Brian Yang

Charlie Fong

Recurring Role

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  • TRIVIA (2)

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    • Danny: Well, I'd like to state, for the record, that I am confused. We got an old guy with a gun who made a premeditated decision to kill somebody. And we don't lock him up, instead we, uh, we run errands for him.
      Steve: This isn't a street crime. And it's not about money. This case is about honor. His method, it was wrong. I don't condone it. But we owe it to him to, at the very least, investigate.
      Danny: Okay, I see what's happening. You know what you're becoming, right?
      Steve: Bet you're gonna tell me, aren't you?
      Danny: A big softie.
      Steve: I was right.
      Danny: With a bleeding heart, which somehow you now have. I mean, I don't know, maybe-maybe you're becoming a human being, Steve.

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