Tac Vest is a type of armor currently in use by members of the Hawaii Five-0 Task Force.


Steve in his Jungle camo/green tac vest. From the Season 1 episode, "E Malama"- (To Protect).

In the Season 1 episode, E Malama (episode), Steve wore a lighter version of his vest and even wore face-paint when he headed into the jungle to find a witness who was on the run.


Steve in the Season 2 finale episode, "Ua Hala"- (Death in the Family) with his tac-vest that also gives his name, the fact that he's a member of H50 and that H50 is a Special Investigations Unit.

In the Hawaii Five-0 series, members of the Honolulu Police Department often wear body armor whenever they're conducting raids or arresting dangerous suspects.


Kono wearing her tac vest in the Season 2 episode, "Ha'alele"- (Abandoned).


Danny wearing his tac-vest in the field. From the Season 2 episode, "Kupale"- (Defender).

Their armor has yellow lettering on theirs while members of the Hawaii Five-0 Task Force wear unique vests that contain their names, the fact that they're part of H50 and also Special Investigations Unit, i.e., Danny's is D. Williams, Five-0 and Special Investigations.

This was introduced in the Season 2 episode, Ha'alele (episode) and has continued to be used to this day.


Steve wearing his tac-vest in the field. From the Season 2 episode, "Kupale"- (Defender).

The SWAT team associated with the HPD and who provide back-up to H50 are often seen wearing vests with helmets.

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