Ma Ke Kahakai (Shore)
Season 1, Episode 20
Ma Ke Kahakai
Air date April 11, 2011
Written by Elwood Reid
Directed by Larry Teng
Episode Guide
Ne Me'e Laua Na Paio



Ma Ke Kahakai (Shore) is the 20th episode of Season 1 in the remake of Hawaii Five-0.


During a hiking trip, Danny and Steve discover a body and discover that the victim died from a gunshot wound but during the examination, Steve falls, breaking his left arm. The team soon investigate the man's death and discover it might be connected to an ongoing murder investigation while Chin and Kono come to terms with the news that their aunt, Mele is dying.


Lieutenant Commander Steve McGarrett and Detective Danny Williams are hiking in the Ko'olau Range when they discover a dead body. Trying to get to the body Steve falls, breaking his right arm. Leaving Steve with the body, Danny runs to the mountaintop to get reception and calls Lieutenant Chin Ho Kelly and Officer Kono Kalakaua for help.

Eventually, both Steve and the body are airlifted out of the area.

With Steve in hospital being treated, Danny, Chin and Kono regroup to compare information and all agree that whoever dumped the body out there probably hoped that it would never ever be found and that wild boars would eventually devour it.

Chin soon learns that the victim is fifty-three year old fisherman, Jack Leung.

When Steve rejoins them, the team learn that the death may be connected to a case concerning a young woman named Vicky Hailama who Jordan Rutherford strangled to death but Jordan has seemingly disappeared.

Hawaii Five-0 soon realized that Leung came across plans that Jordan's father, Donald Rutherford had and when Donald found out, he killed Leung.

Steve and Danny arrest Donald and also find and stop the plane intending to bring Jordan to Hong Kong, China which means that Vicki Hailama's parents will finally get justice.

In the meantime, Chin and Kono learn that their aunt Mele is dying with Chin admitting that it was their uncle, Keako who stole the $200,000 in the hope of getting a kidney from the black market so that it could save Mele.

As such, Chin took the fall for his uncle, leading to Chin's own reputation as a cop being damaged.

Later, as the Hawaii Five-0 team watch fireworks and listen to a band, Chin receives a phone call and informs Kono that Mele has passed away.


Steve McGarrett: Maybe someone's trying to lead me to Wo Fat.
Danny Williams: Maybe Wo Fat's trying to lure you.

Danny Williams: Alright buddy, after you.
Steve McGarrett: You babe, I can't get my cast wet.


  • Steve McGarrett shattered his left forearm and received deep cuts on his face and arm from a fall.
  • Kamekona Tupuola signed Steve's cast after picking him up, with the caption "Wailoa Shave Ice. Best on the island" accompanied by a happy face. Aftor that, Steve wouldn't let anyone else sign it.
  • Steve lets Sandrine to sign his cast when flirting with her. Her signature can be seen in the next episode.


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 CastEdit

Name Portrayed by Role
Kamekona Tupuola Teila Tuli An associate of the H50 Task Force.
Masaharu Morimoto Himself Sushi restaurant owner

Other CastEdit

Name Portrayed by Role
Mele Elizabeth Sung Chin and Kono's aunt.
Sai Groves Evan Jones A man who appears in the episode.
Sean Leung James Kyson Jack Leung's son.
Keako Sab Shimono Chin and Kono's uncle and Mele's husband.
Donald Rutherford Wayne Duvall Jordan Rutherford's father.
Jack Leung Joji Yoshida The murder victim.

Related PagesEdit

  Season 1
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