Officer Kono Kalakaua He was better known by the nickname his classmates gave him in high school, "Zulu". [2], Danny Williams: All right, what, uh what are you what are you doing tonight? Danny tries to balance out her privileged upbringing with her mother and stepfather. Birthplace Los Angeles, CA . Gilbert Francis Lani Damian Kauhi was born on October 17, 1937 on the Big Island of Hawaii. She made her acting debut in 2015 playing the younger version of Grace Park's character Kono Kalakaua on Hawaii Five-0. Grace Park (born March 14, 1974) is an American-Canadian actress. Most Popular #13087. Kono blew out her knee during a surfing tournament, causing her to be unable to compete professionally ever again. An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works She eventually manages to call Chin for help, but loses her phone before she can get most of the message out. Background. I trust him with my life, okay? When is she coming back? Kono Noshimuri In the S3 Season premiere, she was still in the ocean, and about to drown until someone saved her. [7] She appeared in the miniseries Battlestar Galactica in 2003 and continued as the same or related characters in subsequent series and films. Husband She tells Chin that after their Aunt Mele passes, Chin has to tell the truth. Both Kono and Adam underwent changes in personality due to her new job and his experiences on the island, and this resulted in her calling off their marriage and leaving him. In 2009, Park had a cameo role (uncredited) on the ninth season, twentieth episode of television show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation entitled "A Space Oddity". Many of her fans are interested in her perfect body measurements.Her banana shaped figure consists of flat belly, smaller firm breasts and hips. Uh, I'm meeting Kono in L.A. and, uh, my flight leaves at the crack of dawn. Lots of guns, gore in violent remake of classic cop show. Chin was also the person who inspired her to become a police officer. She also starred in the film Romeo Must Die. Popularity . He was 66. About. She, however, grabbed huge attention after appearing in the shows like the Hand of God and The Thundermans. In Powehiwehi (episode), Adam asks Kono if she wants to get married, but she leaves for work, unable to come up with an answer. [3], Steve McGarrett: Look, he, (Adam) married a member of my team. Joe White is forced into an early retirement after rescuing McGarrett in North Korea, however he continues to investigate "Shelburne". While recovering, Kono decided to follow in the footsteps of her cousin, Lieutenant Chin Ho Kelly, and become a cop by entering the HPD Police Academy. This marked the end of her surfing career.While recovering, Kono decided to follow in the footsteps of her cousin, Lieutenant Chin Ho Kelly, and become a cop by entering the H… She has dark brown shoulder length hair, usually loose around her shoulders or sometimes tied up, and also dark brown eyes. Grace Park Kono and Danny have an easy, respectful relationship. Adam's flying out tomorrow to be with her. In the midst of shooting, Kono is shot in the arm, but otherwise unharmed. In the first episode Kono is on the run for a murder she didn't commit that Michael Noshimori did. Despite being the least-experienced police cop of herself, Danny and Chin, Kono has proven herself to be a quick study as she now serves as the sniper/sharpshooter of the team, often providing cover or protection for her teammates. The team needed someone who was an unknown to the criminals operating on the islands. She has been cast in a number of short films including 2016's Angeltown and 2017's Unbound. Born and raised in Hawaii, Kono grew enjoying surfing and at the age of fifteen, was recruited by the CEO of Coral Prince Surfing, Ian Adams. At age 25, Park was cast as high school student Shannon Ng on the Canadian teen soap opera Edgemont. It is unclear when and how Adam and Kono met, but it was revealed in Ua Hopu that the two are dating. Adam Noshimuri: I'm just going home to pack. First aired in 2010, she portrayed the character of Kono Kalakaua in the series and remained a regular cast member until leaving the show after the seventh season. Playing Lt. Sharon ‘Boomer’ Valerii and Lt. Sharon ‘Athena’ Agathon in the military science fiction series Battlestar Galactica from 2004 to 2009, and as Kono Kalakaua in the action police procedural series Hawaii Five-0. Hawaii Five-0 Task Force Honolulu Police Department (Graduated) Age 46 years old. Exhausted, sunburned and dehydrated, Kono is taken to the hospital. She is an actress, known for Hawaii Five-0, Battlestar Galactica (2004) and Edgemont (2000). Kono's mother was into surfing and taught her everything she knew about it. In the finale, she leaves for Shanghai with Adam and Doris McGarrett, Steve's mother, after being framed for murder although she's eventually cleared. Kono Kalakaua ( Grace Park) may live in paradise, but she's never had a simple island life. Adam and Kono's relationship isn't easy due to her being a cop and him being the heir of Hiro Noshimuri, head of the Yakuza. She earned a … I mean, I miss those guys, you know? Born in Toyko, she was raised in California. [9][10], In 2008, she had co-starring roles in the A&E series The Cleaner until it was cancelled on September 25, 2009 and the CBC series The Border until it was cancelled in 2010. After moving to the mainland to pursue a different career, she and Adam drifted apart. Gilbert Lani Kauhi was the an actor who played Kono Kalakaua on the 1968 Hawaii Five-O television series. Park was born to Korean parents. Upon discovering the truth, that Kono was being used as bait for Captain Fryer, Steve is enraged. Danny Williams: No, it's just weird. Born and raised in Hawaii as Kona "Kono" Kalakaua, Kono grew enjoying surfing and at the age of fifteen, was recruited by the CEO of Coral Prince Surfing, Ian A... dams. Real name Grace Park Net Worth and Salary: Grace Park is an American-born Canadian actress who has a net worth of $6 million.Park is best known for … Officer Kono Kalakaua Name Kona "Kono" Kalakaua Series 2010- Pilot (episode) - present Status Alive Family Unnamed mother Chin Ho Kelly (Cousin) Keako (Uncle), Mele (Aunt, deceased) Adam Noshimuri (Boyfriend) Portrayed by Grace Park Officer Kono Kalakua is the fourth and final member of the Hawaii Five-0 Task Force and an expert sniper. Pilot Kono and Steve have a respectful and easy relationship. Background. She appeared in the miniseries Battlestar Galactica in 2003 and continued as the same or related characters in subsequent series and films. Kono blames Chin's ex-fiancee Malia for leaving him. current Episode Count. Height Adam Noshimuri (former) 46 Year Old Actress #16. In 2010, Park was cast as Kono Kalakaua, a main character in the CBS revival of Hawaii Five-0. Current location [2], Born in Los Angeles,[3][4] Park moved with her family to Canada when she was 22 months old. Grace Park’s age is 46. [17] The two live in Vancouver. Before her mother could take a big boat trip, she suffered a burst aneurysm. Several years went by and Kono blew out her knee during a tournament and was left devastated that she could no longer compete professionally which also marked the end of her surfing career. ... Kono Kalakaua in the 2010 CBS revival of ‘Hawaii Five-0’. Officer Kono Kalakua is the fourth and final member of the Hawaii Five-0 Task Force and an expert sniper. In Ina Paha, in an alternate reality where John McGarrett survived being shot dead by Victor Hesse and due to the Hawaii Five-0 Task Force not being created, the Kono of that reality is a model and champion surfer, regularly appearing in ads for TV. Tani Rey: Where is she? Park had a role in the 2007 movie West 32nd, a crime drama set in New York City's Korean neighborhood. She was raised in the Vancouver neighbourhood of Kerrisdale. Kono was out surfing when her cousin, Chin, recruited her for Five-0. Carson City, Nevada Character information In the end, using the lessons her mother taught her, Kono manages to make it to shore herself and flags down a passing car. When Kono realizes the truth about Chin's leaving the force (the fact that her cousin took the blame for their uncle's crime), she becomes angry that Chin did not tell the truth. Trivia. Chin is the reason Kono became part of the Five-0 task force. Most Popular #13087. She gained recognition as Sharon “Boomer” Valerii and Sharon “Athena” Agathon on Battlestar Galactica, as well as Shannon Ng in the Canadian television series teen soap Edgemont.Park currently stars as Officer Kono Kalakaua in the CBS television series Hawaii Five-0, which debuted on September 20, 2010. Look who's a sensitive little flower now. [4]. Read Common Sense Media's Hawaii Five-0 review, age rating, and parents guide. GALLERY. In S2, she was under investigation by the Department of Federal Bureau of Investigation and got a promotion. As with everyone in the team, Steve is quite protective of her. Kono is currently learning more and more about the duties of being a cop. Portrayed by They love each other but do not always trust each other. Kono and Chin are cousins; the two have a loving and caring relationship. In recent years, Park has achieved recognition among the wider international audience through her role in the TV series, Hawaii Five-0. Affiliates Zulu, Actor: Hawaii Five-O. Age old. About. [1], Danny Williams: You heard from Kono? She continued to play the same or related characters in subsequent series and films. 47 Age. Age: 46 years 9 months : Birth Date: March 14, 1974: Horoscope: Pisces: Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA: Net Worth: Around $10 million: Ethnicity: Korean: Nationality: Dual(American and Canadian) Profession: Actress: Education: University of British Columbia: Weight: 52 Kg: Hair Color: Black: Eye Color: Dark Brown: Waist Size: 23 inch Bra Size: 33 inch Hip Size: Kono manning her sniper rifle. Trivia. Around mid 20's Origin. Status She can be seen wearing a bikini in several episodes due to her love of surfing. His father recognizes one of the heads of the gang, who is in prison claiming he is only a low-level member. She and fellow co-star Daniel Dae Kim left the show in 2017, leaving the cast without any Asian regulars, after a salary dispute where it was reported that CBS's latest offer paid them 10-15% less than their white co-stars, Alex O'Loughlin and Scott Caan. In the last episode of season 7, in Ua Mau Ke Ea O Ka Aina I Ka Pono, Kono leaves for Carson City, NV to stop a sex trafficking ring around the country, the last scene is her leaving on a plane. When Kono goes missing during a storm while surfing the islands, Steve calls in both the Coast Guard and the Navy to help locate her, and when the Coast Guard refuses to send out rescue helicopters until a storm has passed, Steve offers to fly into the storm himself if they give him one to find her. Grace Park (born March 14, 1974) is famous for being tv actress. She has been commonly underestimated, yet comes through in the clutch multiple times. She has been cast in a number of short films including 2016’s Angeltown and 2017’s … Kono Kalakaua. She and fellow co-star Daniel Dae Kim left the show in 2017, leaving the cast without any Asian regulars, after a salary dispute where it was reported that CBS's latest offer paid them 10-15% less than their white co-stars, Alex O'Loughlin and Scott Caan. The 46-year-old tv actress was born in Los Angeles, California, USA. Born and raised in Hawaii, Kono grew enjoying surfing and at the age of fifteen, was recruited by the CEO of Coral Prince Surfing, Ian Adams. From the Hawaii Five-0 Season 2/NCIS: Los Angeles Season 3 crossover episode, "Pa Make Loa". Gilbert Francis Lani Damian Kauhi (October 17, 1937 – May 3, 2004), also known by the stage names Zulu and Zoulou, was an American actor and comedian.He is remembered largely for his portrayal of Kono Kalakaua on the long-running television program Hawaii Five-O After Chin picked his wife, Kono was later thrown overboard and seen struggling to survive but failing due to the fact that she had been bound and gagged. Birthplace Los Angeles, CA . Grace Park was born on March 14, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA. In Mo'o 'olelo Pu, Kono decides to go on a catamaran trip from the island of Oahu to the island of Molokai, in honor of her mother who had planned a similar trip but was prevented when she had a brain aneurysm. First TV Show Popularity . Family In 2003, she gained recognition as Sharon "Boomer" Valerii and Sharon "Athena" Agathon on Battlestar Galactica. She grew up in Vancouver and she is of Korean heritage. Birthday March Mar 14, 1974 . Birth Sign Pisces. Steve McGarrett, Danny Williams, Kono Kalakaua, and Chin Ho Kelly find a litttle girl [[Catherine "Angel" Mortia]] covered in blood of her dead parents. Steve McGarrett: Not any time soon. 5'9" In recent years, Park has achieved recognition among the wider international audience through her role in the TV series, Hawaii Five-0. Her family shifted to Canada when she was 22 months old. Born in Toyko, she was raised in California. Honolulu, Hawaii Kono is not afraid doing her job, and is quite a formidable cop. She is highly skilled in martial arts, and is loyal to her team, especially to her cousin Chin. In addition to that, she is also a graduate of the HPD Academy and a cousin of fellow H50 member, Lieutenant Chin Ho Kelly. Kono Kalakaua may refer to: Kono Kalakaua, a character in the original Hawaii Five-O television series (1968-1972) Kono Kalakaua, a character in the 2010 Hawaii Five-0 television series; See also. Grace Park is an American-born Canadian film and television actress most known for her various roles in the military sci-fi series Battlestar Galactica, Kono Kalakaua in the CBS action police procedural drama series Hawaii Five-0, and Katherine Kim … She made her acting debut in 2015 playing the younger version of Grace Park’s character Kono Kalakaua on Hawaii Five-0. She made her acting debut in 2015 playing the younger version of Grace Park's character Kono Kalakaua on Hawaii Five-0. [8] She appeared as Lt. Sandra Telfair in Electronic Arts' Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars, along with her Battlestar Galactica co-star, Tricia Helfer. CBS claimed that they had given "unprecedented" salary raises to Park and Kim, suggesting that they had been paid a lot less under their old contracts. In Pa Make Loa (episode), Kono's findings about the doctor, Jarrod Prodeman, who was running a smallpox trial disguised as a drug trial proved to be very helpful to the team as well as the NCIS team of Special Agent G. Callen and Special Agent Sam Hanna, who in the NCIS: Los Angeles Season 3 episode "Touch of Death", used the evidence to confront Prodeman, who they arrested on Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California. Steve McGarrett: Yeah, me too. Kono sometimes makes fun of him for being from the mainland and not changing his attitude during his stay at the island. Grace Park is young Canadian actress with Korean ancestry. Chin Ho Kelly (Cousin) Sid (Cousin) Makana Kalakaua (Cousin)Mele (Aunt)† Keako (Uncle) Kam Tong Kelly (Uncle) Hiro Noshimuri (Father-in-Law) (former)† Michael Noshimuri (Brother-in-Law) (former)† Noriko Noshimuri (Half-Sister-in-Law) (former)†) After the case is solved, Steve punches Captain Fryer, telling him that no one messes with his team. 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Steve McGarrett: Yeah, I have. Kono has used their connection to get information for Five-0 operations. Danny Williams: So, what does that mean? Grace debuted with 2000 action film Romeo Must Die for her role as an Asian Dancer. The two have each appeared in … Grace Parks First Seen. Family Life. 139 Pilot Last Seen. Kono (disambiguation) Kalakaua; This disambiguation page lists articles about people with … Officer Kono Kalakua is the fourth and final member of the Hawaii Five-0 Task Force and an expert sniper. Episode count Birthday March Mar 14, 1974 . Danny Williams: Okay. Family Life. During the second episode "Ohana" she was protecting the son of the victim when they discovered that the father's girlfriend Natalie, who was in the house, was part of the team who kidnapped the father. Danny Williams: You-you remind me a lot of Kono, by the way. Canadian-American actress who first took the role of Kono Kalakaua on the series Hawaii Five-0 in 2010. Kono dresses in practical clothing for most of the teams operations. [11] She appeared as a fan in a crowd at a science fiction convention, objecting to a gritty remake of a Star Trek–like series, comparable to the Battlestar Galactica remake in which she starred. Chin and Steve quickly alert the Coast Guard who are delayed by another storm and ultimately can't find her before their helicopters run out of fuel. Grace Park (born March 14, 1974) is an American-born Canadian actress. First appearance Kono is the only Five-0 member not to spend time in jail. Despite being the only female member and the rookie of the team, Kono established herself quickly. Alive Kono Kalakaua. Born and raised in Hawaii, Kono grew up enjoying surfing and at the age of fifteen, was recruited by the CEO of Coral Prince Surfing, Ian Adams.Kono blew out her knee during a surfing tournament, causing her to be unable to compete professionally ever again. First Name Grace #14. Yeah, I spoke to her a couple days ago. She does not easily forgive herself if she makes a mistake and she's also the only one who calls Lieutenant Commander Steve McGarrett "boss.". Some critics noted that the network's "refusal to pay Kim and Park on matching terms with O'Loughlin and Caan was CBS's formal declaration that they were determined to protect a disparity that has been a sore point since the show's premiere: The assertion was that O'Loughlin and Caan are Hawaii Five-0 "stars" with Kim and Park being merely "co-leads" or supporting cast", yet Kim and Park were originally featured heavily on advertising and proved to be a crucial part of the show's success. She had nowhere else to go so Danny Williams adopted her at the age of 7. With my blessing, all right? Park had a role in the 2007 movie West 32n… At the end of the episode, taking JC's advice, Kono shows up to Adam's workplace and accepts his proposal. Grace appears to have lots of friends at her school. [19][20] Park is also a former member of NXIVM, a sex cult, and has appeared in video interviews with NXIVM founder Keith Raniere. In 2009 she reprised her role from Battlestar Galactica in the television movie Battlestar Galactica: The Plan. First Film. ... Kono was set to become a professional surfer and was recruited at age 15 by the CEO of Coral Prince Surfing, Ian Adams. The thirteen-year-old child actress made acting debut in the television series Hawaii Five-0 in Grace Park’s character Kono Kalakaua. Playing as Lt. Sharon "Boomer" Valerii and Lt. Sharon "Athena" Agathon in the military science fiction series Battlestar Galactica from 2004 to 2009, and as Kono Kalakaua in the action police procedural series Hawaii Five-0. The show helped launch a successful nightclub career. Birth Sign Pisces. Canadian-American actress who first took the role of Kono Kalakaua on the series Hawaii Five-0 in 2010. ... Kono Kalakaua/Steve McGarrett/Catherine Rollins/Danny "Danno" Williams (2) Catherine Rollins/Danny "Danno" Williams (2) Kono Kalakaua & Steve McGarrett (2) Kono Kalakaua & Chin Ho Kelly (1) She currently resides in Los Angeles, California, USA. 46 Year Old Actress #16. That's a compliment. Kono has been seen teaching Danny how to surf so that Danny could surf with his daughter. Kono Kalakaua Kono's mother survived, but was left brain damaged and unable to speak, devastating Kono. Grace refers to her father's partner and a former Navy SEAL, Lieutenant Commander Steve McGarrett as \"Uncle Steve\". After graduating from the police academy, she became an official and permanent member of the task force, that was renamed "Hawaii Five-0". In Ua Mau Ke Ea O Ka Aina I Ka Pono, Kono thought she was pregnant. Nani Kalakaua (Mother) Ke'ano Kalakaua (Father) That's got to stand for something. Biographical information This marked the end of her surfing career. Spent 3 years on the surfing pro circuit prior to blowing out her knee. A Hawaiian actor known to a generation of TV fans as "Hawaii Five-0" detective Kono Kalakaua has died of complications from diabetes. It turned out to be her boyfriend, who Chin had managed to call in advance while racing to Malia's aid. The FBI want her to stick around, see it through to the end. Honolulu, Hawaii ", Episodes: "Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls", "Spelling Bee My Baby", This page was last edited on 31 December 2020, at 05:14. [2], Steve McGarrett: Adam Noshimuri came to visit me this morning. Hawaii Five-O Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. She has been cast in a number of short films including 2016's Angeltown and 2017's Unbound. When Chin receives word that Kono is safe, Steve is clearly relieved to hear it. Danny Williams: She's on the mainland, working with a task force shutting down a sex trafficking network.