Hawaii Five-O

The BEST episodes of Hawaii Five-O

Every episode of Hawaii Five-O ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Hawaii Five-O!

The investigations of Hawaii Five-0, an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police answerable only to the governor and headed by stalwart Steve McGarrett.

Last Updated: 11/1/2022Network:CBS
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Murder Is A Taxing Affair
star
10.00
1 votes

#1 - Murder Is A Taxing Affair

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/16/1973

A corrupt federal agent who is tracking a man under indictment for tax evasion kills him for the $600,000 he is carrying, and then loses the money.

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Hookman
star
10.00
1 votes

#2 - Hookman

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/11/1973

A amputee with no hands sets out to kill every police officer who contributed to his injury, and that includes Steve McGarrett.

Directors: Allen Reisner
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Woe To Wo Fat
star
9.90
29 votes

#3 - Woe To Wo Fat

Season 12 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/5/1980

The series concludes with the final showdown between McGarrett and Wo Fat. Three scientists have gone missing. They have one thing in common: they all attended a symposium that discussed a possible space-based, laser defense system. McGarrett impersonates a fourth scientist, Dr. Elton Raintree, who attended the same gathering and is soon abducted. Wo Fat is behind it all and wants the scientists to complete their work and produce such a device.

Directors: Barry Crane
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Pray Love Remember, Pray Love Remember
star
9.10
39 votes

#4 - Pray Love Remember, Pray Love Remember

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/1/1969

When a young female student is found murdered on campus, suspicions fall on her boyfriend but McGarrett senses that something is not right.

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F.O.B. Honolulu (2)
star
9.00
3 votes

#5 - F.O.B. Honolulu (2)

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/3/1971

Five-O must deal with treason, murder and double-crosses in order to solve the case and prevent the U.S. from being flooded by fake currency.

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The Waterfront Steal
star
9.00
2 votes

#6 - The Waterfront Steal

Season 8 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/21/1975

When Five-O fail to prevent a series of thefts at dockside warehouses, an influential owner creates trouble for McGarrett.

Directors: Allen Reisner
Writer: Albert Aley
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A Lion In The Streets (2)
star
9.00
2 votes

#7 - A Lion In The Streets (2)

Season 12 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/4/1979

Labouring under a ban on cooperation by native Hawaiians because of a Kahuna, McGarrett must try to prevent war on the streets...

Directors: Reza Badiyi
Writer: Robert Janes
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Deathwatch
star
8.98
44 votes

#8 - Deathwatch

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/25/1968

McGarrett must protect a protect a mob underboss so he is able to testify against his superior, Joe Matsukino. However, Matsukino has many tricks up his sleeve to silence his former colleague permanently.

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King of the Hill
star
8.69
64 votes

#9 - King of the Hill

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/8/1969

Danno is taken hostage by a Vietnam veteran who is suffering delusional flashbacks and sees everyone as forces sent to kill him.

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'V' For Vashon: The Patriarch (3)
star
8.67
3 votes

#10 - 'V' For Vashon: The Patriarch (3)

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/28/1972

Dominick Vashon, the patriarch of the clan, makes his attempt to bring down McGarrett and Five-O.

Directors: Charles S. Dubin
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The Grandstand Play (2)
star
8.50
2 votes

#11 - The Grandstand Play (2)

Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired 3/10/1971

The son of the baseball player becomes the vital witness in a murder, but he is reluctant to tell either his father or Five-O of the crime.

Directors: Paul Stanley
Writer: Adrian Spies
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For A Million - Why Not?
star
8.50
2 votes

#12 - For A Million - Why Not?

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/2/1971

Five seemingly good citizens with different motives band together to steal $6,000,000 while McGarrett is away on Maui at a trial.

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Murder - Eyes Only (2)
star
8.33
3 votes

#13 - Murder - Eyes Only (2)

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/12/1975

McGarrett must try his utmost to foil Wo Fat's plans which include hostages and brainwashing.

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The Sleeper
star
8.33
3 votes

#14 - The Sleeper

Season 11 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/28/1978

After a government agent is murdered, McGarrett must identify the traitor in a scientific facility.

Directors: Barry Crane
Writer: John Melson
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Six Kilos
star
8.25
63 votes

#15 - Six Kilos

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 3/12/1969

Chin Ho and Dan Williams are tracking a safecracker but he pulls a gun and Danno ends up shooting him. McGarrett takes his identity of Harry Brown and must infiltrate a sophisticated gang of international thieves.

Directors: Seymour Robbie
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Why Wait Till Uncle Kevin Dies?
star
8.25
4 votes

#16 - Why Wait Till Uncle Kevin Dies?

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/30/1973

A string of five murders of wealthy men leads McGarrett to a crooked inheritance scheme.

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Death Is A Company Policy
star
8.20
5 votes

#17 - Death Is A Company Policy

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/12/1972

A local thug, Piro Manoa, is trying to create the impression of corruption in the Five-O force, and Duke is implicated in a murder. McGarrett and the team, with new recruit Ben Kokua, must save Duke's position and work out the plot of the organisation behind the false accusations.

Directors: Charles S. Dubin
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The Ransom
star
8.17
6 votes

#18 - The Ransom

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/21/1970

Five-O's efforts to rescue a young boy from kidnappers go wrong when Kono is captured and beaten. An angry McGarrett must work out a way to rescue Kono without further endangering him.

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A Thousand Pardons -- You're Dead!
star
8.07
14 votes

#19 - A Thousand Pardons -- You're Dead!

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/24/1969

An army sergeant and a office worker have a scam in which they use bar girls to claim G.I. widow benefits, and then murder them to take the cash. McGarrett and company must use the girls to get to the core of the plot.

Writer: Mel Goldberg
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A Distant Thunder
star
8.00
1 votes

#20 - A Distant Thunder

Season 11 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/9/1978

Five-O must deal with the plans of a Neo Nazi organisation to kill Bobby Tamara, the "Hawaiian Kennedy".

Directors: Dennis Donnelly
Writer: Al Martinez
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The Skyline Killer
star
8.00
1 votes

#21 - The Skyline Killer

Season 11 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/22/1979

The hunt for a high-rise killer is made more difficult for Five-O when a journalist offers to share his profits in exchange for the killer's story.

Writer: Robert Janes
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A Very Personal Matter
star
8.00
1 votes

#22 - A Very Personal Matter

Season 11 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/15/1979

When the son of one of Steve's friends dies of an overdose, he goes after a doctor that he suspects of over-prescribing drugs.

Writer: Robert Janes
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The Execution File
star
8.00
1 votes

#23 - The Execution File

Season 11 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/1/1979

A private detective is rescuing girls from prostitution, and using the opportunity to kill the pimps as well.

Directors: Don Weis
Writer: Don Balluck
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The Bark And The Bite
star
8.00
1 votes

#24 - The Bark And The Bite

Season 11 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/8/1979

A vacationing heiress seems unconcerned when McGarrett warns her that someone is after her ruby.

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The Spirit Is Willie
star
8.00
1 votes

#25 - The Spirit Is Willie

Season 11 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/25/1979

Millicent Shand returns and claims that her niece's husband has faked his own death in order to get his hands on $500,000.

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