Hawaii Five-0 1.16 “E Malama” Review

It may have taken a short break, but Hawaii Five-0 has returned to our TV screens and there’ll be an episode each week from now on (at least for a little while). Last night’s episode, ‘E Malama,’ spends a substantial amount of its time set in the jungle and, in my opinion, does a lot of what makes this cop show more worthwhile than others in its genre, by taking advantage of what the location of Hawaii has to offer. This week, Chin-Ho and Danno get to play a lot of great individual scenes, but as the team is quite separate, Steve and Kono are shifted to the sidelines a little.

‘E Malama’ is one of those rare sorts of episodes where I find the side-plot just as interesting as the main one. (I possibly found the side-plot even more engaging this time.) I really did like both stories this week, where the main plotline of the hour was about protecting a witness before an important trial, and the other being about a carjacking that involves Danny’s ex-wife and daughter. Read More...



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