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HhhhhhhhOfficer Adam Noshimuri is a member of the Five-0 Task Force and the former head of the Special Division of Organized Crime. He is the son of the late Hiro Noshimuri, the brother of the late Michael Noshimuri, the half-brother of the late Noriko Noshimuri, the ex husband of Kono Kalakaua, and the boyfriend of Tamiko Masuda. Adam's father, being the former leader of the Japanese Yakuza, tried to make sure Adam would not follow in his footsteps. Following his death, Adam had been trying to turn his father's assets from its criminal past.


Early life[]

Adam was born in Tokyo, Japan, same as his father Hiro Noshimuri and his deceased brother Michael Noshimuri as well as his half sister Noriko Noshimuri.

Season 2[]

His father recognizes one of the heads of the gang, who is in prison claiming he is only a low-level member. Joe White is forced into an early retirement after rescuing McGarrett in North Korea, however he continues to investigate "Shelburne". According to Hiro Noshimuri, Shelburne is an unidentified person, the only one who Wo Fat fears. Adam in the last episode is arrested. This is also the episode where Chin finds out that he and Kono are dating.

Season 3[]

Adam is pulling Kono from the water, having been alerted by Chin Ho, while Chin Ho races back home to save his wife Malia, but she succumbs to her injuries and dies, leaving Chin devastated. Furthermore, Frank Delano, who arranged those events, also breaks Wo Fat out of prison. Meanwhile, Adam meet his brother, Michael, recently released from prison after serving 10 years for manslaughter, who is less than thrilled with Adam's plans of transforming the Yakuza. In the end of the episode, Michael is revealed to be a hitman of Yakuza affairs, and eventually manages to clone his cell phone. Later it is revealed that the site has several dead bodies buried underground, where the victims are discovered to be targets of the Yakuza. Adam decides to confront Kono about the site and Sato; Adam claims he met with Sato to leave the Yakuza, and has no knowledge of the site, though he suspects Michael may be behind it. Adam's girlfriend later traces one of Adam's outgoing to calls to a warehouse the Yakuza have been operating. As this transpires, Adam's girlfriend is wanted by the police for the murders, and hides in Adam's house until his girlfriend can clear her name. Michael, who was framing her, finds Adam and Kono, and attempts to kill his brother, only for Adam to kill Michael after a struggle over the gun instead. Although Kono is later cleared, Chin reveals that the Yakuza wants Adam dead for trying to leave, and he and Kono decide to leave Hawaii until the opponents are stopped.

Season 4[]

Kono finds Adam in Canada, and they return to Hawaii together.

Season 5[]

In the season finale, Adam and Kono prepare for the their wedding. Five-0 is hunting for nukes that were stolen and almost miss their wedding. However, they do end up making it just in time for the wedding, but right before starting Chin is held at gun point in the parking lot.

Season 6[]

In the season premiere of season 6, Adam and Kono's honeymoon doesn't go well when Gabriel Waincroft takes both of them hostage. They torture both Adam and Kono, trying to get Adam to transfer the money that was going to buy both of them safety from the Yakuza. Gabriel's men end up taking Adam to his bank to get the money, at the bank things don't go well and Adam ends up getting shot in the chest.

Season 7[]

It is revealed that the suspect's son was the perpetrator in a Virginia shooting that killed eight people. Elsewhere, Adam is released from prison after spending a year and asks Kono's help to track down a fellow inmate's daughter to make up with him. Elsewhere, Adam and Kono are kidnapped by a death cult, and are forced to escape with another victim through the woods to an abandoned house where they hold off the cult until HPD and Five-0 arrive. Meanwhile, Adam starts a new job in construction and asks for Jerry's help when he finds a bone fragment and thinks it might be a burial site. Also, Kono and Adam help Gerard Hirsch to expand his crime scene cleaning business.

Season 8[]

After picking up Adam from the airport, McGarrett receives a call from Junior about a bank robbery in progress. Adam, Junior, and Steve then enter the bank and learn that the criminals escaped through a tunneled out hole in the safe. After a devastating hit on Hawaii's crime bosses by a new crime syndicate, Steve asks Adam to head up a new special division within the Five-0 Task Force to focus specifically on organized crime. In spite of his successes, Adam went through torturous ordeals and perilous situations to discover that he has a half-sister, Noriko, and she was the head of the new syndicate. After being threatened by her and the death of his informant, Jessie, Adam retreated to the mainland to be with Kono, unaware of the fact he is suspected of Noriko's murder.

Season 9[]

Adam appears in episode 6 and reveals to Tani that he and Kono broke up, depressing him and drank in order to help cope. Danny soon came around to help Adam through his pain as a divorced man himself and as a thank you for all of Adam's contributions, he is offered a job to become an officer in Five-0. He accepted the offer, however, his sister's murder kept haunting him as HPD searched his house for the murder weapon and when confronting Tani, the only other person who had access to his house, he learned a third party was involved. Eventually, he discovered that Kimura, the Yakuza banker he went to for Noriko, was the one that framed him and used his connections within the Yakuza to give him up peacefully without a fight.

Season 10[]

Adam helps out with cases with other members of the Five-O task force, he is thankful to have his friends during a difficult period in his life. He helps a homeless man get back in touch with his family he also thanks him for helping him and he thanks his friends at Five-O for getting him through a difficult time. One day a woman comes to the station from Adams past Tamiko Masuda the daughter of the head of the Yakuza Hajme Masuda she is wearing a wedding dress distraught that her Fiancee is missing. Turns out he is a FBI Agent who had been sent to spy on her family but he fell in love with Tamiko, sadly they find his body suspicion falls on her father but he admits he knew who he truly was but that he'd asked him to get his daughter away from this life once they were married. It is later revealed he was murdered by someone from his past that he helped send to prison but he'd been sending money to the man's wife who was pregnant at the time as he felt responsible for her sadly after the man was released he traced the money. They go to arrest him but the Yakuza have already dealt their own justice for murdering Tamikos Fiancee, later Hajme tells Adam that he hasn't truly gotten away from that life. During the next episodes Adam and Tamiko get close as she doesn't like staying on her own so he keeps her company sleeping on the couch so she can sleep safely, she makes him breakfast as a thank you later on Adam comes around with a takeaway but tells her he will leave if she wants him too she asks him to come in. You next see them together having an intimate moment in the shower then two men in masks grab Adam and Tamiko drugging the latter with chloroform as they drag her away the second man ends up in a fight with a naked Adam he pulls a knife slashing Adam across the chest thankfully Adam gets the upper hand killing him before he can kill Adam afterwards Adam passes out. He is awoken by Hamje who tells him not to get involved his men are cleaning up Tamikos apartment, Adam tells him he can help but Hamje says it isn't wanted that they will deal with it. Adam rings Steve to tell him that he won't be able to come to work today as he has a bug, later Adam goes to see a CI who tells him with a little persuasion where he can find the men involved in taking Tamiko. He puts on mask and breaks into the bar where they are playing cards, he fights with the Bouncer before pulling a gun on one of the men he then fakes a robbery so he can take one of the men with him who he delivers to the Yakuza for interrogation. Hajme tells Adam that he has already organised Tamikos safe return with payment being his own life he then transfers power to the Yakuza to one of his men, Adam gets a call from Duke who has just found information of Adams involvement with the robbery his watch came off during a fight with the Bouncer but Adam isn't aware of this and he doesn't answer the call He then drives Hajme to the meeting place but they have a plan in place thanks to the man who Adam brought to them earlier they know details of the meeting in advance, as Hajme and Tamiko are commanded to walk towards each other they embrace and Hajme tells his daughter to get down his men and Adam then proceed to take out the kidnappers. Adam embraces Tamiko but he notices blood on her clothes he asks if she has been hit but she informs him she is fine it isn't her blood they then realise it is her father who has been shot. They get him in the car his man wants Adam to take him to the Mob Doctor but Adam refuses saying he needs a Hospital with proper Surgeons so he pulls a gun on Adam but he still refuses to turn the car, Hajme then tells Tamiko that she is his greatest joy with his dying breath. They arrive back at his house where Adam gives Tamiko to three women who go to get her cleaned up he tells her he will get her some stuff from her apartment but that he will be back soon. He then confronts the new Yakuza boss of being the one who orchestrated the whole thing so he could get power, he denies it then he goes outside where he tells Adam that he is going to clean up his mess. He pulls a gun on the man who Adam brought around for interrogation he has been badly beaten but Adam tells him not to kill him, he tells Adam he isn't going to release him so he can report it and that his future with Five-O is also in his hands he then shots the man. Adam breaks down then his phone rings again this time it's Steve who asks Adam to come to the office Duke is there after showing Steve the watch, Adam tells him that he will be there soon. When he arrives they show him the watch found at the crime scene Steve says "you must be relieved to have that back", Adam says he is then Steve asks if he was involved in the robbery unable to tell him Adam takes off his gun and badge laying them on Steves desk he then walks out. Steve chases him he then shouts when he won't stop, he asks him to tell him what is going on but he again refuses telling him that he can't he then walks away. Later Steve discusses Adam with Danny then Danny says that he will try to speak to him since he is the one who gave him the badge, Steve tells him to go ahead but that Duke is going to go after Adam for the robbery. (Will update with more information later on Episode 11 now).

Erased future[]

In a possible future envisioned by Danny Williams, Adam and Kono had a child together.[1]


Adam's family life has left the man with many trust issues and he is a very guarded man. Adam is seen as conflicted as he was brains of his father's legitimate business, but did not engage in any criminal activity until his father's disappearance and death. Even so, he could not go through with it and eventually turned his back on it.

Adam is protective of those that he does care about, and he would do anything for them. Since being accepted by Five-0, Adam shown to be friendly, charismatic and very intelligent, given he successfully ran the legitimate side of his father's business. His relationship and subsequent marriage to Kono has had a positive effect on his life, looking to turn his life around away from his family's criminal history, but at times, that same history has come back to haunt him more than once.

Despite his need for vengeance clouding his judgement in season 2, Adam is shown to have strong morals. After he killed two yakuza members in self-defense and learned that Gabriel Waincroft paid off his debt to the Yakuza, he turned himself into HPD and humbly accepted that he would go to jail for his crime. Even after he was released, he still showed those morals after discovering a body at a construction site and in spite of risk of losing his job, he still pushed forward.

Skills and Talents[]

As a member of Five-0 and the son of a former head of the Yakuza, Adam has a considerable knowledge and skill at his disposal.

  • Criminal Connections: Given his former occupation and in spite of his separation from the Yakuza, Adam is still possesses connections within the crime family, displaying intimate knowledge of their inner workings, traditions and strategies.
  • Strategy and tactics: As a former successful businessman and former head of the Yakuza, Adam has displayed keen strategic knowledge when executing business deals. He has learned how to use these skills in negotiation when working for Five-0, especially with matters involving the Yakuza.
  • Language: Fluent in Japanese and English.
  • Marksmanship: Adam has proven to be an adept marksman, making great use of a handgun if the need arises.
  • Close-combat training: Adam is a skilled combatant, able to disarm a dangerous prisoner with ease.
  • Driving: Adam admits that he is an adapt driver since his teens and is shown to be quite good in stealing them as well.



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Season Two
Ha'i'ole Ua Lawe Wale Kame'e Mea Makamae Ma'eme'e Ka Hakaka Maika'i Ka Iwi Kapu Lapa'au Ike Maka Kil'ilua Pahele Alaheo Pau'ole
Ka Ho' Oponopono Pu'olo Mai Ka Wa Kahiko I Helu Pu Kupale Lekio Kalele Ha'alele Pa Make Loa Ua Hopu Ua Hala
Season Three
La O Na Makuahine Kanalua Lana I Ka Moana Popilikia Mohai I Ka Wa Mamua Ohuna Wahine'inoloa Ha'awe Make Loa Huaka'I Kula Kahu Kapu
Olelo Ho'Opa'I Make Hana I Wa 'Ia Hookman Kekoa Pa'ani Na Ki'i Hoa Pili Olelo Pa'a Imi Loko Ka 'Uhanet Ho'opio He Welo 'oihana Aloha, Malama Pono
Season Four
Aloha ke kahi I ke kahi A'ale Ma'a Wau Ka 'oia'i'o ma loko A ia la aku Kupu'eu Kupouli 'la Ua Nalohia Akanahe Ha'uoli La Ho'omoaika'i Ho'onani Makuakane Pukana
O kela me keia manawa Hana Lokomaika'i Na Hala a ka makua Pale'la Hoku Welowelo Ma lalo o ka ili Ho'i Hou Ku I Ka Pili Koko Pe'epe'e Kanaka Makani 'Olu a Holo Malie O ka Pili'Ohana ka 'Oit
Season Five
A'ohe kahi e pe'e ai Ka Makuakane Kanalu Hope Loa Ka Noe'au Ho'oilina Ho'oma'ike Ina Paha Ka Hana Malu Ke Koho Mamao Aku Wawahi moe'uhane Ua'aihue Poina 'Ole La Po'ino
Powehiwehi E 'Imi pono Nanahu Kuka'awale Pono Kaulike Kahania Ike Hanau Ua helele'i ka hoku Ho'amoano Mo'o 'olelo Pu Luapo'i A Make Kāua
Season Six
Mai ho`oni i ka wai lana mâlie Lehu a Lehu Ua 'o'oloku ke anu i na mauna Ka Papahana Holo Pono Ka 'alapahi nui Na Pilikua Nui Na Kama Hele Piko Pau 'iole Hana Keaka Ka Makau kaa kaua Kuleana Ua Ola Loko I Ke Aloha Umia Ka Hanu
Hoa 'Inea Ke Koa Lokomaika'i Ka Pohaku Kihi Pa'a Waiwai Kanaka Hahai Malama Ka Po'e Ka Haunaele Ka Pono Ku'oko'a I'ike Ke Ao Pilina Koko Pa'a Ka 'Ipuka I Ka 'Upena Nananana O Ke Ali'I Wale No Ka'u Makemake
Season Seven
Makaukau 'ce e Pa'ani No Ke Ali'i' Wahine A Me Ka Aina He Moho Hou Hu a'e ke ahi lanakila a Kamaile Ke Ku 'Ana Ka hale ho'okauweli Ka makuahine a me ke keikikane Hana Komo Pae Elua la ma Nowemapa Ka Luhi Ka’ili aku Ka 'Aelike Ua ho'i ka 'ōpua I Awalua
Ka laina ma ke one Ka Pa'ani Nui Poniu I Ke Aloha Hahai i nā pilikua nui E mālama pono Puka 'ana Huikau nā makau a nā lawai'a Ua malo'o ka wai Waimaka 'ele'ele Wehe 'ana He ke’u na ka ‘alae a Hina Ua mau ke ea o ka 'aina i ka pono
Season Eight
Fire Will Never Say that It Has Had Enough Dog Days Your Knife, My Back. My Gun, Your Head No Matter How Much One Covers a Steaming Imu, The Smoke Will Rise At Kama'oma'o, The Land of Activities Unfolded by the Water are the Faces of the Flowers The Royal Eyes Rest Above The Trail Leads To A Diving Place; Do Not Follow After Death at Sea The Future is in the Past A Tall Tree Stands Above the Others The Round Up What is Gone is Gone
The Children of Kalaihaohia A Coral Reef Strengthens Out into Land Only the Stars of Heaven Know Where Pae Is The Fire Blazed Up, Then Only Ashes Were Left To Do One's Duty No One Has Ever Died For the Mistakes He Has Made; Only Because He Didn't Repent Kind Is the Bird of Kaiona The Answer to the Riddle is Seen Though the Fish is Well Salted, the Maggots Crawl What Parents Will Do, Children Will Do The Tough Branch That Does Not Break in the Kona Gale Ancients Exposed
Season Nine
Cocoon The Man Who Fell from the Sky When the Sea Draws Out the Tidal Wave, the Rocks Where the Cowries Hide Are Exposed On the Slope of the Cliff, Not One Jutting Rock is Hidden from Sight Nothing More the Eyes to Search For Is Borne on the Back; Is Borne in the Arms The Smoke Seen in the Dream Now Rises Birds of a Feather... Truth Comes from the Night When the Light Goes Out, the House Is Dark Gone on the Road from which There Is No Returning A Bruise Inflicted on an Innocent Person Vanishes Quickly Those Above are Descending
Depressed with the Heat of Kealwalua Made Prisoner by the Reign of the Rain When Covetousness is Conceived, Sin is Born Offer Young Yaro Leaves to He Who Eats 'Ape is Bound to Have His Mouth Itch The Octopus of the Deep Spews It's Ink Way of the Gun Offspring of an Owl The Teacher, the Pupil - Let it Come Forth A Stranger Only for a Day The Hand is at Fault Endlessly Pours the Rain of Waianae
Season Ten
The Skin Has Been Hurt by the Point of the Spear Knocked Flat by the Wind; Sudden Disaster Passing Time Obscures the Past Tiny is the Flower, Yet it Scents the Grasses Around It Don't Blame Ghosts and Spirits for One's Troubles; a Human is Responsible All Knowledge is Not Learned in Just One School DNA That Way and This Way Shifts the Sand of Punahoa The Trunkless Tree of Kahilikolo You and Me, It is Hidden To Return Evil for Evil Where Were You When the Rain was Pouring? The Rat was Caught Right in the Nest
There Was a Lull, and then The Wind Began to Blow About Yours is the Mouth of an Octopus Man is a Slave of Love Like a Whirlwind, Whirling the Dust Upward Lost in the Sea Sprays Home Go the Very Tough Lads of the Hills A Gripping Cuttlefish He Cannot be Caught for He is an Ulua Fish of the Deep Ocean Goodbye


Hawaii Five-0 Characters
Final Steve McGarrettDanny WilliamsAdam NoshimuriTani ReyJunior ReignsLou GroverKamekona TupuolaDuke LukelaNoelani CunhaQuinn Liu
Former Chin Ho KellyKono KalakauaMax BergmanCatherine RollinsJerry Ortega
Other Lori WestonMary McGarrettGrace WilliamsCharles WilliamsJenna KayeDr. Malia Waincroft