8 Awesome CBS Sync Facts From "A'ohe kahi e pe'e ai"
CBS Sync takes you inside Hawaii Five-0.
1. Behind The Scenes
Chin Ho lives in the historic Johnny Noble house, home of the nationally recognized composer and musician responsible for bringing the Hapa Haole style of music into popularity.
2. Behind The Scenes
There are over 100 extras featured in the Kuhio beach drone scene.
3. Behind The Scenes
Five-0's visual effects department referenced the work of H.R. Giger in the design of the drone. Giger was a surrealist painter, sculptor, set designer, and an Academy award-winning visual effects artist.
4. Behind The Scenes
Tannya Joaquin, who plays the newscaster, is a news anchor on CBS' Hawaii News Now.
5. Behind The Scenes
Ned Vaughn, who plays Jonathan Redmond, briefly ran for California state assembly in 2013.
6. Behind The Scenes
Matthew Lund, who plays the bookstore’s suspicious browser, joined the Navy as a chef and later became a drill instructor before he was honorably discharged.
7. Behind The Scenes
Grover's takedown was filmed at the Historic King's Village shopping center.
8. Behind The Scenes
The Fort Ruger Military Reservation was established at Diamond Head in 1906. The fort was reinforced during World War II after the attack on Pearl Harbor with a network of tunnels, gun and cannon emplacements, and foxholes built into the crater.