Emme’s Island Moments Season Premiere to Feature Hawaii 5-O

 new season of Emme’s Island Moments premieres on May 31, 2012 from 7-8 pm on KGMB with a special “Hawaii Five-O Revisited.”

The premiere pays tribute to several people who were part of the original Hawaii Five-O classic series, including the late Rose Freeman, wife of creator and executive producer Leonard Freeman; and the late James MacArthur who played Danno on the classic Hawaii Five-O series.

Producer Emme Tomimbang also chats with classic Hawaii Five-O stars, Al Harrington and Dennis Chun. Harrington played Ben Kokua in the original show and is known as Mamo in the new series. Chun appears as Sergeant Duke Lukela. Jimmy Borges and Kimo Kahoano also have cameos in the reboot of the Hawaii Five-0 show.

Emme will visit with new and behind-the-scenes talent in Hawaii Five-O’s next generation, including:

  • Executive Producer Peter Lenkov whose vision and mission is to keep Hawaii Five-O’s legacy alive and to bring the classic show to a new generation of viewers.
  • Mark Dacascos, Chairman of Iron Chef America, who has a lead role as the villain Wo Fat.

“Hawaii Five-O Revisited” will be rebroadcasted on June 2, 2012 from 9-10 pm on KGMB.

The special is co-sponsored by Hawaiian Electric Company, HMAA, Island Insurance, Kaanapali Beach Hotel and Simply Organized, with support from PBS Hawaii and Toyota Hawaii Dealers.