EXCLUSIVE: 'Hawaii Five-0' Boss Says 'We're Telling Our Best Stories' in Season 8, Addresses Cast Exits

Entertainment Tonight | 9/29/2017 | Staff
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You also have two new additions to the Five-0 task force, with Meaghan Rath as former police academy recruit Tani Rey, and Beulah Koale as ex-navy SEAL Junior Reigns. What is the new team dynamic going to be like?

They’re representing the next generation of the Five-0 task force. It was something we had always talked about: Add some younger members who, ultimately, as our characters get older and wiser and get to the age where they can mentor somebody, it’d be nice to have some young blood come in. They’re new to this. They’re well-trained. One of them was in the police academy, the other was a navy SEAL. They’re qualified and bring different skill sets to the table, and they’re enthusiastic and they fit in naturally in our universe. The way we meet them, both of them are in need of something like this -- some kind of structure in their life. They’re a little bit like broken toys, very much like the original members of Five-0 when McGarrett was collecting them. In our story, McGarrett finds them at important crossroads where this is needed and welcome in their lives.

Ian - Anthony - Dale - Return - Kono

Earlier, you mentioned Ian Anthony Dale’s return as Kono’s husband, Adam. What can you divulge about how he returns to Five-0?

The idea is that he’s...
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