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The Royal Eyes Rest Above (Kau ka 'ōnohi ali'i i luna) is the 7th episode of Season 8 in the remake version of Hawaii Five-0.

In addition, this is also the episode to have Ian Anthony Dale the character of Adam Noshimuri after he was upgrade from recur to series regular.


Junior and Adam back up McGarrett when a bank heist in progress forces Steve to make a potentially heartbreaking mistake. Also, Adam is forced to face an empty home without Kono.





Adam Noshimuri: Hey. Steve. Good to see you. Mahalo, brutha.
Steve McGarrett: Welcome back.
Adam Noshimuri: Thank you.
Steve McGarrett: Where's your girl? Where's Kono?
Adam Noshimuri: (sighs) She's not coming.
Steve McGarrett: What? I just.. I just talked to her yesterday. She was telling me how excited she was to get home.
Adam Noshimuri: Yeah, she was. Then, this morning, I found her on the lanai. I could tell she hadn't slept all night. I knew why.
Steve McGarrett: I'm sorry, Adam.
Adam Noshimuri: Yeah, she said a lead panned out in Boulder City and if she didn't follow up, she'd regret it. I could have followed her there like I've been doing, but sitting in a motel room, eating out of a vending machine, waiting for your wife to return (chuckles) it's not as glamorous as it sounds.
Steve McGarrett: Yeah.
Adam Noshimuri: Yeah, I figured it was time to come back home and try to have some semblance of a life.
Steve McGarrett: This, uh.. this is gonna end. You know that, right?
Adam Noshimuri: Yeah. That's what she said.

Steve McGarrett: You hungry?
Adam Noshimuri: I don't know. Coach served a bag of these miniature pretzels. I think I had six of them.
Steve McGarrett: Good. I'm starving, too.

Adam Noshimuri: You don't cut her any slack, do you?
Steve McGarrett: Hell no. Doris? No. Danny sometimes; Doris never. We're not talking about my mother.

Adam Noshimuri: I.. I'm telling you, trust me on this - forget about the brick and mortar. Get yourself a food truck. If it doesn't work out, you can always drive it off a cliff and collect on the insurance.
Steve McGarrett: You lost your mind since you were away? You think I need more time in a moving vehicle with Detective Danny Williams?
Adam Noshimuri: (chuckling) Yeah, I didn't consider that.

Adam Noshimuri: How is Danny anyway?
Steve McGarrett: He's all right. He's cranky. He's the crankiest person I ever met.
Adam Noshimuri: Yeah, that sounds about right. Hey, did I hear you got a dog?
Steve McGarrett: I got a dog! His name's Eddie. He's unbelievable.
Adam Noshimuri: I thought you were a cat person?
Steve McGarrett: I was but, I don't know, he did something to me. I think he did a Jedi mind-trick on me. Yeah, I'm not that into cats anymore.

Steve McGarrett: The longer we wait, the greater the risk of somebody inside getting hurt.
Junior Reigns: Hooyah. So, how do we breach?
Steve McGarrett: We don't do anything. I'm going in. You guys are waiting out here for backup.
Junior Reigns: Yeah, but, sir, this..
Adam Noshimuri: Hey, forget it, kid. You're just wasting your breath.
Steve McGarrett: Hey. You just sounded like Danny Williams then. You know that?
Adam Noshimuri: Yeah. Sorry about that.

(Steve looking at Junior like he knows what he is thinking)
Steve McGarrett: What's the plan?
Junior Reigns: (glumly) Wait for backup.
Steve McGarrett: Wait for backup. (to Adam) Keep an eye on him.
Adam Noshimuri: He's a grown adult.
Steve McGarrett: Yeah, he's a grown-ass Navy SEAL.

Steve McGarrett: Where'd you get that gun?
Junior Reigns: Uh, your gun safe under your seat.
Steve McGarrett: It was locked.
Junior Reigns: Yeah, it was.

Adam Noshimuri: You got an extra gun?
Steve McGarrett: That's for protection only. You guys pull those triggers only if somebody else is shooting at you. Otherwise, they're paperweights.

Junior Reigns: Wait, hang on. I'm still stuck on ten million. I mean, I mean who deposits that kind of paper?
Adam Noshimuri: Organized crime.
Tani Rey: You talking from experience?
Adam Noshimuri: Yeah.
Jerry Ortega: His dad was, like, the OG of OGs.
Junior Reigns: Yakuza?
Adam Noshimuri: Yeah.
Junior Reigns: That's badass, man.

(the car trunk opens on its own and bags of stolen money fall out)
Lou Grover: Oh.
Junior Reigns: That was easy.
Lou Grover: Yeah, well, don't get used to it, kid. The bad guys don't usually come to us.
Junior Reigns: Copy that.

Lou Grover: Well, as my grandfather used to say...Bye!

Steve McGarrett: Hey, listen, um I know it's not the first time, but I really appreciated you having my back today. Thank you.
Adam Noshimuri: That's what ohana is for, right?

(Bloodies white dress shits)
Steve McGarrett: Whoa, whoa, whoa. Well, you're just, you're not taking these?
Adam Noshimuri: They're all yours.
Steve McGarrett: Don't think I won't wash the blood out and wear them out to a nice dinner.




Name Portrayed by Role
Steve McGarrett Alex O'Loughlin A former Navy SEAL and the leader of the Hawaii Five-0 Task Force.
Adam Noshimuri Ian Anthony Dale An associate of the H50 team, and Kono's husband.
Tani Rey Meaghan Rath Former HPD cadet, who was recruited by H50
Jerry Ortega Jorge Garcia A conspiracy expert and an associate of the H50 team.
Junior Reigns Beulah Koale Former Navy SEAL and turned into Five-0 Task Force
Sgt. Duke Lukela Dennis Chun Sergeant with the Honolulu Police Department.
Lou Grover Chi McBride Former leader of the HPD SWAT, and newest member of H50.

Recurring/Guest Starring[]

Name Portrayed by Role
Koa Rey Kunal Sharma Former construction worker and Tani Rey younger brother


Name Portrayed by Role
Layla Anna Enger Junior's ex-girlfriend.
Manager Nolan Hong Bank Manger
Bobby Akamu Saint Thompson Bank teller and the robbers inside man.

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The Trail Leads To A Diving Place; Do Not Follow AfterDeath at SeaThe Future is in the Past
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The Fire Blazed Up, Then Only Ashes Were LeftTo 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 KaionaThe Answer to the Riddle is SeenThough the Fish is Well Salted, the Maggots Crawl
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