N E W P A G E

Below you find news about Alex and his current show "Hawaii Five-0" (Abbrev.: H50), as well as comments by me about these news and promo posts for the show with collages that I love to make. I also share fun stuff, video clips, pics and gifs from H50 cast members or from other fans - usually by just setting links to the original posts.

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PS: Due to several fansite shutdowns etc., several links in the archive no longer work - Sorry!

Online shops & recommendations for fans of Alex & H50 - Build up your own fan collection!

Other shows by H50 Boss Peter - Info about "MacGyver", "Magnum P.I. and "Salvation"!
 

AUGUST 1, 2018:

Support and promote organ donation - like Alex:
If you do not yet know why Alex and the "Alex O'Loughlin Fans for Organ Donation" support and promote organ donation, please read this information first. Thank you!

Please participate in the birthday campaign and fundraiser for Alex's birthday this month - It ends Aug. 31!
Like every year, our Alex O'Loughlin Fans for Organ Donation group runs a campaign for Alex's birthday (Aug. 24). The campaign includes a fundraiser benefitting Alex's favorite charity Taylor's Gift. For details, please view the following info pages in 3 languages:
http://www.alex-the-best.de/archiv18/Birth2018.htm   (English)
http://www.alex-the-best.de/archiv18/Birth2018d.htm (Deutsch/German)
http://www.alex-the-best.de/archiv18/Birth2018fr.htm (Franšais/French)
And the direct link to the fundraising page:
https://www.classy.org/give/194430/#!/donation/checkout

Happy H50 Late-Night to the U.S. fans with three episodes from Season 6 on TNT from 2 a.m. on Thursday morning!
TNT viewers can rewatch ep. 6.06 to 6.08. For info and collages, please view my Season 6 page:
www.alex-the-best.de/aolhaw6.htm

Great H50 BTS-photos of Meaghan with Scotty and Beulah - Thanks to Meaghan for the post!
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bl6TGEeBjEH/

Hmmm... - Someone should give poor Beulah a decent surfboard. I don't think this one will get him very far :-)
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bl6djTTH4Mr/

A big Thanks to Meaghan and to fan Belle for this funny little H50 BTS clip of Alex and his stunt-double Paul!
As mentionned earlier, they are now filming the premiere episode of Season 9 - a recreation of the original pilot from 1968:
https://twitter.com/SurfBelle2/status/1024475768406061056

Off to work...

Poor Steve! This is part of his outfit for the Season 9 premiere episode (A recreation of the pilot from 1968):
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bl8VXDmnor1/

Enjoy the first issue of the H50 fan magazine by our friends of the Official French Hawaii Five-0 Fan Club!
The magazine is available in French and English - and guess who contributed a little something to it... :-)
https://www.hawaiifive0teamfrance.com/thefan0tribune

Oh, yes - it is, indeed, hot here! Time to cool off with one of our favorite H50 duos :-)
https://twitter.com/HawaiiFive0CBS/status/1024745106404859904
 

AUGUST 2, 2018:

My last collage to remind you of the Five-0 Redux blog about Magnum P.I. - the new reboot by H50 Boss Peter.
Here's also the blog again - and it is, indeed, worth reading even though its main focus is not on H50.
http://www.staradvertiser.com/2018/07/27/features/five-0-redux/following-footsteps-hawaii-five-0-new-reboot-magnum-p-looks-like-sure-bet/
P.S.: I promise that the Alex and H50 collages will be back soon! It's been really hot here and my brain feels like it's melting, so I decided to focus on preparing stuff for the birthday campaign - and I'm also working on a rather time-consuming "special project" related to the H50 anniversary.

Another little sneak peek view (picture) of the set for the H50 Season 9 premiere episode - Thanks to Peter!
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bl9jeQBHdFT/

These photos were posted by Alex's poor stunt-double Paul a few weeks ago when they made the mask for the H50 S9 premiere!
Back then I had no idea what this was about. Well, now we all know - and feel sorry for Paul.
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk-tlIEnDD8/

Off to work...

No news, so here's just a little Throwback Thursday collage with McDanno :-)

Great shots from H50's night shoot yesterday - Thanks to Ruben Carrillo!
I love the third pic of Honolulu Harbor with the city skyline.
https://www.facebook.com/CarrilloDigital/posts/647581638934341
 

AUGUST 3, 2018:

If you want the perfect shirts to wear at the H50 SOTB9 in September or any other time... - Shop at the CBS Store!
You can get two t-shirts for $40 in their current sale!
https://twitter.com/HawaiiFive0CBS/status/1025182340601933824

Photo of Dennis Chun with fellow actors - Thanks to Myhraliza for the post!
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmAIjTLAleS/

Thanks to fan Lisa and to H50's Justin Fisher, Meaghan and Beulah for these BTS-clips!
https://twitter.com/alohaspaceman/status/1025346489168683009
https://twitter.com/alohaspaceman/status/1025374918962241539
https://twitter.com/alohaspaceman/status/1025346882741170177

Well, I wouldn't fire up a grill but I would definitely accept an invitation from H50's grill-master Steve :-)
https://twitter.com/HawaiiFive0CBS/status/1025350572592062465 

The fundraiser for Alex's birthday has finally started - I posted the information and links at the top of this page!
A big Thanks to Taylor's Gift for their help with the fundraising platform! Let's all try our best to make their efforts worthwhile by donating generously to Alex's favorite charity. Your donations are the most appreciated and meaningful gift for his birthday!

Steve is looking for the weekend - while fans are looking for H50 in vain. There's no H50 on CBS tonight!
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmBkYzZBzFi/

Vote for H50's McDanno as best crime-fighting duo! These two boys HAVE to win this fan poll, for sure!
https://cartermatt.com/319812/crime-dynamic-duos-2018-hawaii-five-0-steve-danny-vs-goliath-billy-patty/
 

AUGUST 4, 2018: Happy Weekend :-)

Happy H50 Night to the German fans with two Season 2 episodes on Kabel Eins from 8:15 p.m.!
Fans in Germany can rewatch ep. 2.20 and 2.21 tonight - these are the two episodes without Alex who had to take a break back then due to serious health problems. Although it was a sad time for Alex and his fans, we must acknowledge the fact that the rest of the team did a great job during his absence - for example Masi as Max in ep. 2.20 which was really good.
For info and collages, please view my Season 2 page:
www.alex-the-best.de/aolhaw2.htm
For info in German, please go to:
https://www.kabeleins.de/tv/hawaii-five-0/episoden/ausgesetzt
https://www.kabeleins.de/tv/hawaii-five-0/episoden/das-spiel-mit-dem-tod

Happy Birthday to H50 alumn Daniel Dae Kim - may the future be full of happiness, luck and success!
Since he's been quite successful as a producer with his show "The Good Doctor", his departure from H50 seems to have been the right step for him. While his fans were not happy to see him leave, they must acknowledge the fact that leaving H50 was a good decision for him to make progress in his personal career, with a new focus on producing.
Since the gap he left on H50 was filled perfectly with Beulah, let's just all be happy for Daniel who is a successful producer now - no need to complain and mourn any longer!

Lots of night-shoots this week for the spectacular H50 Season 9 premiere - a recreation of the pilot from 1968!
Thanks to Ruben Carrillo for the post!
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmCJSgfgSLa/

Don't miss the new Five-0 Redux blog today - It's about H50's one-and-only Danno!
http://www.staradvertiser.com/2018/08/04/features/five-0-redux/luck-in-love-family-and-food-is-all-hawaii-five-0-fans-want-for-danno/

Thanks to fan Lisa for capturing these H50 BTS-videos - and Thank to Brian and Beulah for the original posts!
https://twitter.com/alohaspaceman/status/1025805284525203457
https://twitter.com/alohaspaceman/status/1025780553575014400
 

AUGUST 5, 2018: Have a Sunny Sunday!

H50's Danno is the best dad ever - The Five-0 Redux blog is about him as a father, partner & more:
http://www.staradvertiser.com/2018/08/04/features/five-0-redux/luck-in-love-family-and-food-is-all-hawaii-five-0-fans-want-for-danno/

Just a little reminder of our campaign for Alex's birthday in August - Please participate and help us put a happy smile on his face!
By supporting his favorite charity Taylor's Gift Foundation, you not only support their great work and mission, but also give Alex the most welcome and appreciated gift. Also please view the new interview with the founders of the charity, Tara and Todd Storch, who share their inspiring story (Link below)!
Here's the campaign info:
http://www.alex-the-best.de/archiv18/Birth2018.htm   (English)
http://www.alex-the-best.de/archiv18/Birth2018d.htm (Deutsch/German)
http://www.alex-the-best.de/archiv18/Birth2018fr.htm (Franšais/French)
And the direct link to the fundraising page:
https://www.classy.org/give/194430/#!/donation/checkout
Interview with Tara and Todd Storch:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8o4Ehrtgrmc

2 great photos with Alex and Chi at the North Shore - Thanks to Lisa Hannon for sharing her pics!
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmHIB4tBD3w/
 

AUGUST 6, 2018:

Happy MacGyver Monday to the German fans with 2 episodes of H50 Boss Peter's 2nd show on Sat.1 at 8:15 p.m.!
For more info about ep. 2.08 and 2.09, please view this page about Season 2 of MacGyver:
www.alex-the-best.de/macgyver/macgyver2.htm
For info in German, please view:
https://www.sat1.de/tv/macgyver/episoden/der-turm-der-blauen-pferde
https://www.sat1.de/tv/macgyver/episoden/die-regeln-des-spiels

Happy H50 Late-Night to the German fans with a repeat of ep. 7.09 on Sat.1 at 11:55 p.m.!
For info and more collages from the episode, please view my Season 7 page:
www.alex-the-best.de/aolhaw7.htm
For info in German, view this page:
https://www.sat1.de/tv/hawaii-five-0/episoden/zwei-tage-im-november

Happy "Salvation" Monday to the CBS viewers with one episode of the summer series with H50's Ian Anthony Dale!
And, of course, this show not only has Ian in it but is also produced by H50 Boss Peter.
For more info about tonight's episode which airs at 9/8c, please view:
https://twitter.com/SalvationCBS/status/1026075345831768069

Fan-photo with Scotty at a mall in L.A. - Thanks to 'ilya_o' for sharing!
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmHfArohA-A/

Don't miss this teaser from the H50 Season 9 premiere which is a recreation of the original pilot "Cocoon" from 1968!
Poor Steve - or Alex and his stunt-double Paul. I hope that neither of them has to spend much time wearing that creepy mask. Paul is certainly the one who has to "endure" the most :-(
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmH8QiqlF3y/

Off to work...

A new pic from the H50 Season 9 premiere - shared by "The Boss" Peter!
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmJfM2Enjio/
 

AUGUST 7, 2018:

Some Season 8 faces of Danno - Don't miss the latest Five-0 Redux blog about him!
For the unlikely case that you have missed the blog so far, here's the link again:
http://www.staradvertiser.com/2018/08/04/features/five-0-redux/luck-in-love-family-and-food-is-all-hawaii-five-0-fans-want-for-danno/

Meaghan Rath with the brightest smile on the islands!
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmKDeiSBV_m/

Off to work...

I so agree with H50's Lou Grover - Fridays are so much better than Tuesdays!
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmMLbBRH7dU/

Steve's furry friend Eddie will get his own episode in Season 9 of H50 - That's great news!
https://cartermatt.com/320827/hawaii-five-0-season-9-spoilers-eddie-the-dog-origin-story-coming/

Please note that there will be no update on Wednesday morning (German time) because my phone and web provider is making some technical changes which are scheduled to end by 6 p.m. - Let's hope everything works properly afterwards...!
 

AUGUST 8, 2018:

Happy International Cat Day - What better collage to post than one with Steve and Mr. Pickles in Season 5 :-)

H50 BTS photos incl. one with Alex - Thanks to guest actress Rochelle Ayles for the post!
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmM2QQSgmMU/

Happy H50 Super-Late-Night to the TNT viewers with ep. 6.11 and 6.12 from 3 a.m. on Thursday morning!
For more collages and info about the two episodes, please view my Season 6 page:
www.alex-the-best.de/aolhaw6.htm

CBS takes a look back at H50 Season 8 with Tani:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmOswCuBp74/

Some of the great stunt crew members of H50:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmOn-8BHVl0/
 

AUGUST 9, 2018:

Happy Birthday to Melanie Griffith who's known by H50 fans as Danno's mother - here they are in ep. 6.15!
And just in case that you haven't read the latest Five-0 Redux blog about her on-screen son, here it is again:
http://www.staradvertiser.com/2018/08/04/features/five-0-redux/luck-in-love-family-and-food-is-all-hawaii-five-0-fans-want-for-danno/



Jorge Garcia with young actor Joshua Gonzalez who I believe plays H50's Jerry as a kid
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmPhkfjA2ro/

A book recommendation by H50 DVD guru David Naylor: "Booking Hawaii Five-O" about the original series
You certainly all remember that David was the one who compiled the excellent DVD bonus about the "Chun Family Legacy" and the role that the original series and reboot have played for the family of Dennis Chun whose dad Kam Fong played Chin Ho Kelly back in the original. So when David recommends this book, you can trust him. The book is available through Amazon in the U.S. - but is temporarily (!) out of stock in Germany since I just ordered the last copy here :-)
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmO938XA-Kb/

Off to work...

Dog Eddie seems to be filming the H50 episode that focuses on him and his past - Here's a picture of him:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmP3nI2nuN-/

Scotty at a charity fundraising event for "A Walk on Water" - Thanks to Cheryl Winsor for the pic!
https://twitter.com/mswinsor/status/1027560200193101824

Congratulations to H50 on its Voice Award for raising awareness of suicide in its episode 8.13:
https://twitter.com/samhsagov/status/1027389711684382722

Cool pics of Chi with Alex and Navy SEAL friends enjoying a dive - Thanks to Julissa McBride for the post!
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmRRrg4AWDK/


 

AUGUST 10, 2018:

Happy McDanno Friday!
Since there's no H50 on CBS tonight, this collage dedicated to Danno, his best buddy and their restaurant will have to do.
I can't wait for the restaurant to open in the 200th episode and Danno's dream come true - with a little help from  entrepreneurial genius Kamekona :-)

Great news from H50's former stunt-coordinator Jeff Cadiente - He just joined the team of "Magnum P.I."!
https://twitter.com/airjef/status/1027691144455409665

Keeping fingers crossed that Mark Dacascos returns as H50's Wo Fat in the remake of the original pilot!
Since H50 is recreating the pilot episode "Cocoon" from 1968, in which Wo Fat played the major role opposite Steve, I hope that Mark will return as Wo Fat for this special Season 9 premiere episode. I would love to see Wo Fat on the big screen in Hawaii at the SOTB9 - and, who knows, Mark might be there live, too. By the way - maybe the hat that Mark is wearing is a good sign because it's from H50 boss Peter's son's charity "Wyatt's Garage".
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmPItmJA8O6/

Off to work...

Photo of H50 dog Eddie doing a test drive :-)
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmSsYtrnZZP/

Photo of Alex in his diving outfit with the manager of Sora Dive Shop
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmSyfLhnyKP/

A funny moment on H50 with Lou and Steve:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmTyvpyBR2A/
 

AUGUST 11, 2018: Happy Weekend :-)

Happy H50 Night to the German fans with the last two episodes from Season 2 on Kabel Eins from 8:15 p.m.!
These two episodes were awesome, so tune in and enjoy them again if you live in Germany.
For more info and collages, please view my Season 2 page:
www.alex-the-best.de/aolhaw2.htm
For info in German, go to:
https://www.kabeleins.de/tv/hawaii-five-0/episoden/unter-dem-radar
https://www.kabeleins.de/tv/hawaii-five-0/episoden/vendetta

Great photo of Meaghan with her doggie Bug:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmU0XMbB1tM/

Two pics from the H50 Season 9 premiere (Remake of the original pilot "Cocoon") - Thanks to Peter!
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmUVVCmnl2B/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmU3I70ngmg/

Don't miss the new Five-0 Redux blog coming up later today - It's about H50's Lou Grover!
Here's where you'll find it:
http://www.staradvertiser.com/category/five-0-redux/


 

AUGUST 12, 2018: Have a Sunny Sunday!

If you love H50's Lou Grover, you will love the excellent new Five-0 Redux blog about him!
http://www.staradvertiser.com/2018/08/11/features/five-0-redux/hawaii-five-0-fans-want-lou-grover-finally-shed-past-season-9/

Vote for H50's McDanno in round 2 of the fan poll for favorite crime-fighting duo!
https://cartermatt.com/321573/crime-dynamic-duos-hawaii-five-0-steve-danny-absentia-emily-nick/

H50's Meaghan Rath - looking great, as always:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmXIbiOBWA_/

BTS-photo of H50 filming with Kimee, Jorge and Andrew Lawrence (Danno's nephew Eric)
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmV69LQgW2j/

BTS-photos from H50 incl. Alex - Thanks to J.T. Lewis who just worked on the show!
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmWwhgThs4L/

Just a little reminder of our fundraising campaign for Alex's birthday this month!
And, of course, we are not raising funds for Alex but for his favorite charity Taylor's Gift. You can also send birthday greetings for him. Here's all the information you need to participate. Thanks for taking the time to read and participate!
http://www.alex-the-best.de/archiv18/Birth2018.htm   (English)
http://www.alex-the-best.de/archiv18/Birth2018d.htm (Deutsch/German)
http://www.alex-the-best.de/archiv18/Birth2018fr.htm (Franšais/French)
And the direct link to the fundraising page:
https://www.classy.org/give/194430/#!/donation/checkout


 

AUGUST 13, 2018:

Happy MacGyver Monday to the German fans with two episodes of H50 Boss Peter's 2nd show on Sat.1 at 8:15 p.m.!
For more info about ep. 2.10 and 2.11, please view my page about Season 2 of MacGyver:
www.alex-the-best.de/macgyver/macgyver.htm
For info in German, go to:
https://www.sat1.de/tv/macgyver/episoden/verloren-im-eis
https://www.sat1.de/tv/macgyver/episoden/unter-mordverdacht

Happy H50 Late-Night to the German fans with H50 ep. 7.10 on Sat.1 at 0:05 a.m. (Tuesday)!
For info and more collages from the episode which introduced us to Danno's sister, please view my Season 7 page:
www.alex-the-best.de/aolhaw7.htm
For info in German, go to:
https://www.sat1.de/tv/hawaii-five-0/episoden/die-leiche-im-wald

Happy "Salvation" Monday with a new episode of the summer series with H50's Ian Anthony Dale on CBS at 9/8c!
Here's a super-short promo trailer for the episode with a glimpse of Ian:
https://twitter.com/SalvationCBS/status/1028616086202212353

Off to work...

BIG NEWS about the SOTB9 premiere of H50 and the SOTB1 premiere of Magnum P.I.:
Both shows will celebrate together on Sept. 14 in Waikiki!

I'm slightly surprised because a friend of mine from the German press was told that the SOTB9 would be a week later. Luckily, I'll arrive in Hawaii just in time for the SOTB. However, several of my friends will arrive too late to attend the SOTB, which is kinda sad for them.
Here's the info posted by Billy V of Hawaii News Now:
https://twitter.com/billyv808/status/1029086840504995840

H50 and Magnum P.I. Boss Peter has also confirmed the news with the official schedule:
We'll get to enjoy the screening of the "Cocoon" remake of H50 as a tribute to the original show's 50th anniversary - and the premiere episode of Magnum P.I. - So we get double the fun :-)

Star Advertiser article about the double SOTB premiere of H50 & Magnum P.I.:
http://www.staradvertiser.com/2018/08/13/features/magnum-p-i-to-screen-with-hawaii-five-0-at-sunset-on-the-beach/
 

AUGUST 14, 2018:

The dogs of H50 and Magnum P.I. seem to be ready for a party, too - maybe we'll see them at the SOTB premiere :-)
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmcHXpinpXG/

Once again, the info about the big SOTB event celebrating the 50th anniversary of H50, two premiere screenings and a concert with Cyndi Lauper! This will be a huge party and long night!
My first two days in Hawaii might become quite stressful since I have another event (ALS Walk) following on Saturday morning but, hey, I have plenty of time to recover afterwards, so I'm ready to party :-)
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bmbp80igWMe/

Sorry, no new collage this morning before work - I was too distracted by the big news last night :-)

A slightly updated version of the schedule for the SOTB premiere event of H50 and Magnum P.I. on Sept. 14:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmdpCAMnSyX/

Photo of Alex smiling with a fan - Thanks to Sonia for sharing her photo!
Alex & Sonia smiling brightly

Collage with H50's Lou Grover and his family - Read more about him in the latest Five-0 Redux blog!
http://www.staradvertiser.com/2018/08/11/features/five-0-redux/hawaii-five-0-fans-want-lou-grover-finally-shed-past-season-9/ Speaking about Lou - Actor Chi McBride who plays him has written the script for the Thanksgiving episode of the upcoming Season 9.

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