Aloha, Hawaii: ‘5-0’ announces end of popular ten-year CBS run

Aloha, Hawaii: ‘5-0’ announces end of popular ten-year CBS run
Hawaii Five-0 cast and crew at their season 10 blessing (Source: Hawaii News Now)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Alex O’Loughlin-led police drama 'Hawaii Five-0′ is ending after a ten-year run with CBS, the network announced Friday.

The news appeared to have been cryptically confirmed earlier in the day by executive producer Peter Lenkov, who posted a picture of a sunset to Instagram that was simply captioned: “Aloha.”

“It’s never easy to say goodbye to a hit franchise that carried on the legacy of the original with such distinction, while establishing its own signature style,” said Kelly Kahl, the President of CBS Entertainment.

The modern-era production was a reboot of the 1968 series that starred Jack Lord as Steve McGarrett, the character O’Loughlin would go on to play some 40 years later.

The original Five-O series ran for a total of 12 seasons.

CBS officials say a two-hour series finale has been scheduled for Friday, April 3.

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