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Jan 25, 2013 09:04 PM

They don't know where to shop or eat ! ! !

The following is an excerpt from an interview of Scott Caan, the Danno character on Hawaii 5-0 by Chelsea Handler:

Caan, who grew up surfing in Malibu, Calif., said surfing in Hawaii is "like survival" and only likes the islands for about six days at a time... Words that left a bad taste in many people's mouths.

Chelsea Handler: "I know it's slow and the food isn't great..."

Scott Caan: "It sucks."

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    1. Maybe they only ate at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.

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      1. re: kathryn

        lol. is lappert's ice cream still there?

        and yes, benihana is corny, but the food is ono. i'ma get slammed for that, but i mean...i like it. it's not a hawaii only place, tho.

          1. re: indelibledotink

            Looks like you might have "dodged" the gigs for Benihana, but then I have not eaten there (some Mainland locations, which were just OK, but not in Hawai`i). [Grin]


        1. Great news...maybe it will discourage more a**holes like them from coming and taking up valuable space from people who like it here and leave more of the great food we have for those who appreciate it.

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          1. re: macaraca

            Danno needs a little taste of malo, hiki no?

              1. re: indelibledotink

                Ae, as in Caan can chew my malo. Handler too, but he gets okole with his.

            1. re: macaraca

              I feel the same way too. More room for folk, who do appreciate what they have.

              We're fortunate, in that we get to dine around the world, and often at "starred" restaurants. Still, we greatly appreciate the foods of Hawai`i, and those, who prepare them.

              Hey, let them head back to Hollywood, and dine at Morton's. More room for us.


              1. re: scottca075

                good to see you back in the Hawaii Board Scott.

                5-O is some rinky dink locally produced show with no home grown talent on it.

                1. re: KaimukiMan

                  and also a classic tv show from before i was born.

                    1. re: indelibledotink

                      I would never call it a classic TV show because I never saw Rap Reiplinger on it.

                        1. re: KaimukiMan

                          Now, I have been fortunate to make the acquaintance of many "Aunties," but none like depicted in those skits. Thankfully.


                          1. re: KaimukiMan

                            K'Man, you rock. Those are great links, had never seen the cooking show, but Room Service has to be my favorite Rap Reiplinger sketch.

                  1. Where is Hawaii 5-0 filmed? Is it a wasteland around there?

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                    1. re: sal_acid

                      It's filmed all over Oahu, some in town (Honolulu) north shore, west side, windward, central. You never know where you are going to run across them.

                      1. re: KaimukiMan

                        They ought to be able to find something tasty if they tried.

                        Maybe you could offer your services as a restaurant wrangler...but then you'd have to deal with them which might be unpleasant from the sound of things.

                        1. re: KaimukiMan

                          an old friend who lives on Oahu's North Shore occasionally picks up art department work from them. and while she's a surfer and usually fearless the BIG waves scare her too.

                          let's be real, 'on set' you're lucky if the craft service table has anything better than bologna and M&M's. commercials have the budget for proper caterers, not TV shows.

                          (oh and Mr. Caan, your agent has convinced the producers to give you a few minutes while you jam that other foot down the toilet)