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November 8th, 2010 by


Thanks for checking out the Hawaii Five -0 Music page.  I haven’t updated this in a very, very, long time, but will start updating it, working my way backwards.

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Last updated 10/5/13. 



Season 4, Episode 2, “”ʻAʻale Maʻa Wau” [fish out of water]

Guards – I Know It’s You
Scene:  Beach montage after opening credits.

Unknown Hawaiian song
Scene:  Pee-wee baseball game.

Unknown piano piece
Scene:  Grace hits the home run.

Season 4, Episode 1, “Aloha kekahi i kekahi” [We need each other]

Gentleman Hall – Sail Into the Sun
Scene: Scene transition featuring people at the beach.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs & Dr. Octagon – Buried Alive
Scene: Cat Rollins jogging on the beach.



Season 3, Episode 23, “He Welo ʻOihana” [Family Business]

Antoine Allain – The Life
Scene:  Flyover of mountains after opening credits.

Hollywood Undead – Been To Hell
Scene:  Played as Chin and Danny enter the UFC gym.


Season 3, Episode 22, “Hoʻopio” [To Take Captive]

Carly Rae Jepsen – This Kiss
Scene: Opening sequence, teenager writes in the diary.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Slave
Scene:  Kono visits Catherine at the beach.

Giles Lamb/Savalas – “Dead Island” Trailer Theme
Scene: Ella is rescued.  Personal note – this is probably the most moving piece of music I’ve ever heard.


Season 3, Episode 21, “Imi Loko Ka ʻUhane” [Seek Within One’s Soul]

Little Mix – Wings
Scene:  Theme for the Savannah Walker Show.


Season 3, Episode 20, “Olelo Pa’a” [the promise]

No music from this episode.


Season 3, Episode 19, “Hoa pili” [close friend]

Mike Post – Theme from Magnum P.I.
Scene:  Kamekona’s helicopter tour.



Season 2, Episode 13, “Ka Ho’oponopono” [the fix]

Superstition – Steve Wonder cover by Cradle 2 Grave
Scene:  Opening scene, party at the beach.

Season 2, Episode 12, “Alaheo Pau’ole” [gone forever]

Bright Eyes – First Day of My Life
Scene:  Chin and Malia’s wedding.

Season 2, Episode 11, “Pahele” [trap]

Rihanna – We Found Love (feat. Calvin Harris)
Scene:  Opening scene with the bus.

Chiddy Bang & Icona Pop – Mind Your Manners
Scene:  The bus is hijacked.

Season 2, Episode 10, “Ki’ilua” [deceiver]

Bush – Red Light
Scene:  Opening sequence.

Sean Na’auao – Fish and Poi
Scene:  Steve and Jenna meet at Kamekona’s.

Unknown artist – Hey Soul Sister
Scene:  Danny and Joe meet Frank in the bar.

James Gang – Funk #49
Scene:  Frank pops the 8-track in the deck.

Season 2, Episode 9, “Ike Maka” [identity]

The Black Keys – Lonely Boy
Scene:  Opening sequence.

Season 2, Episode 8, “Lapa’au” [healing]

Dionne Bromfield – Move A Little Faster
Scene:  Opening sequence.

Bob Dylan – Don’t Ever Take Yourself Away
Scene:  Kono goes to the smoke shop.

Willie K. – North Shore Reggae Blues
Scene:  Steve and Danny visit Kamekona.

George Thorogood – Bad to the Bone
Scene:  Max pulls up in the yellow Camaro.

Season 2, Episode 7, “Ka Iwi Kapu” [the sacred bones]

Ray Parker Jr. – Ghostbusters
Scene:  Halloween montage.

Jake Shimabukuro – Ukulele Five-0
Scene:  Leading to the closing scene.

Season 2, Episode 6, “Ka Hakaka Maika’i” [the good fight]

AC/DC – Thunderstruck
Scene:  Opening sequence with the MMA fight.

Rival Sons – Pressure and Time
Scene:  Danny and Steve visit the gym.

Season 2 Episode 5, “Ma’e ma’e” [clean]

No songs.

Season 2 Episode 4, “Mea Makamae” [treasure]

Young the Giant – My Body
Scene: Opening sequence.

Unknown ukulele song
Scene:  Kamekona’s shrimp trunk.

Lynrd Skynrd – What’s Your Name?
Scene:  Lori investigates the bar.

Season 2 Episode 3, “Kama’e’e” [hero]

Silversun Pickups – Well Thought Out Twinkles
Scene: Opening sequence.

Switchfoot – Out of Control
Scene: At the Marine base.

Season 2 Episode 2, “Ua Lawe Wale” [taken]

Stephen Malkus and The Jicks – Tune Grief
Scene- Opening sequence with the paddleboard racers.

Mayaeni – Broken Glass
Scene: Rhea reunited with Jen at the hospital.

Season 2 Episode 1, “Ha’i’ole” [unbreakable]

The Vines – “Gimme Love”
Scene: Max takes Danny’s car for a drive.

Episode 24 “Oia’i’o” [truth]

Elvis Presley – Blue Hawaiian Wedding Song
Scene:  Rachel and Danny in Danny’s apartment.

AC/DC – Girls Got Rhythm
Scene:  Steve and Danny walk into Military HQ.

Unknown song
Scene:  Steve drives the Marquis to Kamekona’s house.

Episode 23 “Ua Hiki Mai Kapalena Pau” [the end has come]

Miley Cyrus – Party in the USA
Scene:  Grace’s ringer goes off in the hospital room.

Eddie Vedder – Longing To Belong
Scene:  Rachel drives away from Danny.

Episode 22 “Ho’ohuli Na’au” [close to heart]

Jay Sean featuring Lil Wayne – Hit the Lights
Scene: Opening sequence.

Travie McCoy – We’ll Be Alright
Scene:  Surfing at Makapu’u

Avril Lavigne – Smile
Scene:  Kono and Charlie leaving the gas station.

Black Pistol Fire – Trigger On My Fire
Scene:  Kono and Charlie driving to the gas stations.

Episode 21 “Ho’opa’i” [revenge]

P. Diddy/Ditty Dirty Money feat. Skylar Grey – Coming Home

Episode 20 “Ma Ke Kahakai”

Ho’onu’a – Good Island Style
Scene: Kamekona picks up McG at the hospital.

REM – Walk It Back
Scene: Kono talks to the Leungs.

Hapa – Olinda Road
Scene: Final scene at Tropics.

Episode 19 “Na Me’e Laua Na Paio” [heroes and villains]

The Sounds – The No No Song
Scene: Opening sequence.

Silver Money – Back Seat Taxi
Scene: Kono and Danny outside Femme Nu.

Russell de Luca – Let Me B Your OMG
Scene: Kono and Danny at club Femme Nu.

Episode 18 “Loa Aloha” [the long goodbye]
Switchfoot – Needle and Haystack Life
Scene:  Zipline mishap.

Pearl Jam – The End
Scene:  Danny goes to Rachel.

Episode 17 “Powa Maka Moana” [pirate]
Rihanna – S&M
Scene: Opening sequence.

Flo Rida – Turn Around
Scene: At the bar.

Christian George – Strangers
Scene: At the bar.

Trent Dabbs – Leave To See
Scene: Reunion of the students with their families.

Episode 16 “E Malama” [to protect]
No music

Episode 15 “Kai E’e” [tidal wave]
Lykke Li – Get Some
Scene:  Opening sequence.

Episode 14 “He Kane Hewa’ Ole” [an innocent man]
Methods of Mayhem – All I Wanna Do
Scene: Opening sequence.

Episode 13 “Ke Kinohi” [the begining]

The episode was scored by Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready.

Episode 12 “Hana ‘A’a Makehewa [desperate measures]
Halifax – Our Revolution
Scene:  McG and Danno driving to the chicken fight in Kahuku.

Bing Crosby – Mele Kalikimaka
Scene: Danno decorates his Charlie Brown Christmas tree.

Na Leo Pilimehana – Kana Kaloka (Santa Claus Is Coming To Town)
Scene: End scene at Danno’s apartment.

Manawa Pono – Po La’i E (Silent Night)
Scene: End scene at Danno’s apartment.

Episode 11 Palekaiko [paradise]

Dr. Hook – Sexy Eyes
Scene: In the Camaro.

Episode 10 Hao Kanaka [iron man]

The Whigs – Black Lotus
Scene: Opening sequence.

Kram – Silk Suits
Scene: Triathletes starting the race.

Ernest Ellis – Want For Anything
Scene: McG and Danno pulling away from Rachel’s house.

Episode 9 – Po’ipu [the siege]

Travis – The Sea
Scene: The Lady in Red meets the agent.

Episode 8 – Mana’o [belief]

Death From Above 1979  – Sexy Results (MSTRKRFT Edition)
Scene: At the art show.

Chk Chk Chk – Jamie My Intentions Are Bass

Cage The Elephant – Free Love

C’mon – Gracious!!!

Episode 7 – Ho’apono [to accept]

State Radio – Keepsake
Scene: Graham hugs his daughter.

The Tender Box – Media Lies

Episode 6 – Ko’olauloa [northeast mountains of Oahu]

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Higher Ground, (Stevie Wonder cover song)
Scene: Opening surf scene with Kono.

Farflung – Unborn Planet
Scene: McG and Chin Ho riding up the ridge.

Train-  Hey, Soul Sister
Scene: Performed by Aidan Laprete Powell playing the ukulele at the camp.

Israel Kamakawiwo’ole – Hawai’i ’78
Scene: At Ian’s scattering of the ashes.

Episode 5 – Nalowale [lost, gone or forgotten]

Taryn Manning – Spotlight
Scene: Waikiki skyline to the line at the club.

T.I. – Ya Hear Me
Scene: In the Zephyr Lounge.

Pitbull –  Alright (feat. Machel Montano)
Scene: In the Zephyr Lounge.

Episode 4 – Lanakila [to win, triumph]

The Rolling Stones – Gimme Shelter
Scene: Jailbreak out of Halawa prison.

Ho’onu’a – Koa Tree
Scene: McG at the airport waiting for his sister.

Kanye West – Power
Scene: McG playing basketball in prison.

Episode 3 – Malama Ka Aina [to protect the land]

Wolfmother –  Cosmic Egg

Slash-  I Hold On (feat. Kid Rock)

Eagles of Death Metal – Don’t Speak (I Came to Make a Bang)

Episode 2 – Ohana [family]

Slash – We’re All Gonna Die (feat. Iggy Pop)
Scene: Opening sequence.

Cage the Elephant – In One Ear
Scene: Driving to Toast’s house.

Episode 1 – Pilot [English for “the first episode”]

The Black Keys – Sinister Kid
Scene: McG visits Danny’s apartment.

Cypress Hill – It Ain’t Nothin’ (feat. Young De)
Scene: On the way to Kamekona’s.

Cypress Hill – Rise Up (feat. Tom Morello)
Scene: Meeting Kono at Waimea.