The 1970's remake “Hawaii Five-0” (CBS) can be seen each Friday evening at 9/8 p.m. Last night's episode on May 8, 2014 was called, “O ka Pili 'Ohana ka 'Oi .” In the overnight TV ratings it garnered 9.09 million TV viewers overall. It reached 1.3 million TV viewers in the all important 18 to 49 adult demographic.
In that same time period at 9 p.m. “Shark Tank (ABC) grabbed 7.20 million TV viewers & 1.9 with adults. “Grimm” (NBC) nabbed 4.83 million TV viewers & 1.3 with adults.
“O ka Pili 'Ohana ka 'Oi” opened at a prison where a notorious prisoner is locked up in solitary confinement. The guard gives him his usual medication, but the prisoner hides the pills folded inside his tongue. There is an explosion a few minutes later. That prisoner escapes.
Steve & Danno are chasing a banker robber in a three-wheel rental go cart. They capture the criminal. Kono & Chin Ho arrive at the scene to tell Steve that the prisoner who escaped was named Wo-Fat. He is connected to Steve's mom & dead father. Meanwhile, the computer hacker named Ian Wright is back & he kidnaps captain Lou Grover's daughter Samantha.
Wo-Fat was visited at the prison by Steve's mother twice in the last month. It was a non-monitored visit. Steve found out earlier that Wo-Fat's mother's was killed in Cambodia which was supposed to be his father. Wo-Fat stole a truck in Colorado by setting fire to the owner of that truck which was caught on camera.
Ian orders Lou to bring him a load of guns to a secluded spot. He also wants Lou to help him steal a huge amount of money. Lou drives with a fake SWAT team to the airport where “Five-0” is helping to transport $100 million. Ian plants his back pack at a terminal to make it look like a bomb threat. As they all meet up at the airport. The fake SWAT team finds that there is no money.
A man named “Novak” who set up the transport of the money actually stole it. Ian wants “Five-0” to get that money or he will kill Samantha. Novak created a new identification & Kono tracked him to a rental van which also doesn't have the money in it either.
Can “Five-0” track down the money before he kills Samantha? Where did Novak disappear to with the $100 million? Does Wo-Fat come back to Hawaii? You can watch the full episode of “O ka Pili 'Ohana ka 'Oi” at the official website of “Hawaii Five-0.”