Kuka'awale (Stakeout)
Season 5, Episode 17
Air date February 27, 2015
Episode Guide


Pono Kaulike

Kuka'awale (Stakeout) is the 17th episode of Season Five of Hawaii Five-0, and 110th episode in the series.


The team investigate a robbery at a jewelry store with Steve and Danny going on a stakeout in the hope of finding and arresting the criminals responsible. As this happen, both men attend therapy.


Steve McGarrett: You’re sensitive and it’s extremely annoying.
Therapist: Positive langue, commander
Steve McGarrett: Ok, ok… When you do that it’s it. It’s the opposite... Of pleasing. To me.

Steve McGarrett: What is the matter with you?!
Danny William: What's the matter? That thing jumped out of no where, what do you want?!
Steve McGarrett: What I want is for you to react like a grown man, how about that? It's a cat!

Danny William: You love cats?
Steve McGarrett: Yeah, who doesn't love cats they're awesome! Like little adorable ninjas.

Chin Ho Kelly: HPD just pulled you over with 2 million in cash in your car?
Criminal: Sorry, when is being rich a crime?

Stoner: You want to smoke a bowl?
Steve McGarrett: Nah, I’m good man. He gets crazy paranoid.

(Re: lesbians having sex)
Danny William: Did I miss anything?
Steve McGarrett: They stopped for a water break about half an hour ago.
Danny William: That’s good. Gotta stay hydrated.
Steve McGarrett: Very important.


Deaths [1]

  • Kono Kalakaua killed 1 person.
  • Renta Cop
  • Main male villain
  • 6 Cops


  • This episode marks the directional debut of Daniel Dae Kim (Chin Ho Kelly).
  • Masi Oka is credited but does not appear.


Name Portrayed by Role
Steve McGarrett Alex O'Loughlin A Navy SEAL and the leader of the Hawaii Five-0 Task Force.
Danny Williams Scott Caan 2nd-in-command of the Hawaii Five-0 Task Force and Steve's partner.
Chin Ho Kelly Daniel Dae Kim A member of the Hawaii Five-0 Task Force.
Kono Kalakaua Grace Park Youngest member Five-0 Task Force and Chin's cousin.
Dr. Max Bergman Masi Oka Chief Medical Examiner for the Hawaii Five-0 team.
Jerry Ortega Jorge Garcia A conspiracy expert and an associate of the H50 team.
Lou Grover Chi McBride Former leader of the HPD SWAT team, now a member of the H50.

Guest StarringEdit

Name Portrayed by Role
Sgt. Duke Lukela Dennis Chun Sergeant with the Honolulu Police Department.

Related PagesEdit

  Season 5
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NanahuKuka'awalePono KaulikeKahaniaIke HanauUa helele'i ka hokuHo'amoanoMo'o 'olelo PuLuapo'i
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