|Current Location:||Honolulu, Hawaii|
|Portrayed by:||Richard T. Jones|
Samuel "Sam" Denning is the new Governor of Hawaii who took over the position after his predecessor, Governor Pat Jameson was shot dead at the hands of crime boss, Wo Fat.
Hawaii Five-0 Season 2
Denning made his debut appearance in the Season 2 premiere episode, Ha'i'ole where he reinstated Lieutenant Commander Steve McGarret, Detective Danny Williams and Lieutenant Chin Ho Kelly to their original positions after Steve was cleared of killing Governor Jameson.