Pa'ani (The Game)
Season 3, Episode 17
Air date February 18, 2013
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Pa'ani (The Game) is the 17th episode episode of Season 3 in the remake version of Hawaii Five-0.


It's an All-Pro football weekend in Hawaii, and while Danny obsesses about the big game, Five-0 investigates the murder of a tech executive with the help of a star football player.


As Hawaii prepares for the Pro Bowl, Hawaii Five-0 investigates when an executive from a California technology company is found dead after a tactical ops team-building exercise, the victim having been shot in the head.

Evidence is soon uncovered suggesting that the killer was not part of the team.

Dr. Max Bergman finds that the victim was unknowingly drugged the night before. The team trace it back to a bar, where a barman reveals that he and a female accomplice "Holly" marked the victim to steal his money. Five-0 tracks to her to a hotel, where it is discovered that she is saved by running back Arian Foster from the threats of one of her other accomplices, Timothy Cross, who matches the build of the killer.

Cross reveals he was hired to steal the data from the victim's laptop, which contains a potential invention to a new piece of software.

Holly has the laptop to sell it to the victim's boss, Neil Redding, who orchestrated the murder.

Five-0 arrests him before he can kill Holly.

Meanwhile, due to the case, Steve McGarrett and Danny Williams are unable to attend the game although afterwards, Steve throws a football, with Danny achieving a dream by catching it.


Main Edit

Name Portrayed by Role
Steve McGarrett Alex O'Loughlin Former Navy SEAL and 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 Former Detective for HPD and member of Hawaii Five-0 Task Force.
Kono Kalakaua Grace Park Youngest member Hawaii Five-0 Task Force and Chin's cousin.
Dr. Max Bergman Masi Oka Chief Medical Examiner for the Hawaii Five-0 team.
Catherine Rollins Michelle Borth A Navy Lieutenant and Steve McGarrett's on-off girlfriend.

Recurring/Guest StarringEdit

Name Portrayed by Role
Kamekona Teila Tuli An associate of the H50 team, and owner of Wailoa Shave Ice‏
Sgt. Duke Lukela Dennis Chun Sergeant with the Honolulu Police Department.
Flippa Tupuola Shawn Mokuahi Garnett An associate of the H50 team, and cousin of Kamekona Tupuola.
Nicky Demarco Larry Manetti A man who appears in this episode.


Name Portrayed by Role
Neil Redding Patrick Monahan The killer.
Arian Foster Himself A real-life NFL player.
Brent Mercer Brennan Elliott A man who appears in the episode.
Timothy Cross Matt Bushell A man who appears in the episode.
Dakota Hayes Jenny Mollen A woman who appears in the episode.
Melinda Christie Brooke A woman who appears in the episode.
Beth Sullivan Shannon Lorance A woman who appears in the episode.
Lana Sullivan Rebekah Steen AKA "Holly".
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