The episode of Hawaii Five-0 season 3, episode 20 “Olelo Pa’a,” serves as a prequel to the series’ pilot. Jimmy Buffett returns as Frank Bama and Terry O’Quinn returns as Joe White. Also, when McGarrett and Catherine cross into North Korea to retrieve the remains of a fallen friend, he recounts his last deadly mission there.
Hawaii Five-0 is an updated remake of the 1968 original series, Detective Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu to investigate his father’s murder and Hawaii’s governor convinces him to stay and head up a new team with no rules and no red tape. Detective Danny “Danno” Williams joins the team in order to keep the island safe for his 8-year old daughter. Also joining the team is Chin Ho Kelly who was wrongfully accused of corruption and Chin’s cousin Kono who is fresh out of the academy. While running the team, McGarrett also tries to repair his relationship with his estranged sister Mary Ann and continues to look for closure on his father’s case.
“Olelo Pa’a” airs tonight at 10:00pm EST on CBS. Spoilers pictures below: