Ho'ohuli Na'au
(Close to Heart)
Season 1, Episode 22
Ho'ohuli Na'au
Air date May 2, 2011
Written by Peter M. Lenkov (Story)
Kyle Harimoto (Teleplay)
Directed by Brad Turner
Episode Guide


Ua Hiki Mai Kapalena Pau

Ho'ohuli Na'au (Close to Heart) is the 22nd episode of Season 1 in the remake version of Hawaii Five-0.


When a world famous photographer is killed by an explosion, the team investigate and discover a connection to a local bookie while Chin covers for his uncle and claims that he took the money stolen from the asset forfeiture locker.


World-renowned photographer Renny Sinclair is busy photographing models, one of whom is pregnant with his child and who he plans on starting a new life with.

Sinclair then steps into his trailer which then explodes, killing him.


Kono, Danny and Steve at the crime scene.

Hawaii Five-0 arrive at the beach to investigate and discover that the door was sealed shut to stop Sinclair from escaping. They also find a connection between Sinclair and a bookie, Derek Marcum but when confronted, Marcum denies killing Sinclair.

The team soon discover that Pauline Lucero, Sinclair's daughter from a previous relationship and who was an assistant is the killer. When they arrest her, Pauline states that Sinclair never cared about her or her mother with Pauline unaware that Sinclair did care given that he was going to give her a lot of money for her future.

In the meantime, Lieutenant Chin Ho Kelly is contacted by Internal Affairs to testify against his uncle, Keako but when Chin confesses that he took it, Internal Affairs order him to pay the money back.

The episode then ends with Chin going to Marcum and asking Marcum for a loan.

Notes Edit


Quotes Edit

Danny Williams: I'm going to talk to these models.
Steve McGarrett: Okay, well just stay with the questions that relate to the case.
Danny Williams: What's that supposed to mean?
Steve McGarrett: That means I know you. Just stick to the case.
Danny Williams: Hey. Hey. They're just women.
Chin Ho Kelly: Who happen to be insanely hot and make millions of dollars.
Derek Marcum: What use would I have for the deed to your home?
Chin Ho Kelly: I need $200,000 and I need it now.

Trivia Edit

  • Brian Yang's first appearance as of HPD forensic specialist Charlie Fong in the series.
  • Two of the bikini models (Angela Lindvall and Serinda Swan) are professional models in real life. Lindvall was a featured model in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Winter Edition newsstand special in 2004 and previously modeled for Victoria's Secret.


Series RegularsEdit

Name Portrayed by Role
Lieutenant Commander
Steve McGarrett
Alex O'Loughlin A Navy SEAL and the leader of the Hawaii Five-0 Task Force for Governor Pat Jameson.
Danny Williams
Scott Caan 2nd-in-command of Hawaii Five-0 Task Force and also Steve's partner.
Chin Ho Kelly
Daniel Dae Kim Member of Hawaii Five-0 Task Force who rejoins HPD after Five-0 is dismantled following Jameson's murder.
Kono Kalakaua
Grace Park Ex-pro surfer and youngest member of Hawaii Five-0 Task Force who recently graduated from the Academy, and Chin's cousin.

Recurring/Guest StarringEdit

Name Portrayed by Role
Keako Sab Shimono Chin and Kono's uncle.
Dr. Charles Fong Brian Yang Forensic Scientist who works for the HPD and H50.
David Akahoshi Duane Char Chairman for the Honolulu Court.
Kawika Kala Alexander The leader of the Kapu.
Kamekona Teila Tuli An associate of the H50 team, and owner of Wailoa Shave Ice‏

Other CastEdit

Name Portrayed by Role
Pauline Lucero Andrea Bowen A woman who is Renny Sinclair's daughter.
Jordan Angela Lindvall A woman who appears in the episode.
Renny Sinclair Rick Springfield A photographer and the murder victim.
Alana Serinda Swan A woman who appears in the episode.
Derek Marcum Andy Trask A man who appears in the episode.

Related PagesEdit

  Season 1
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