We stopped by Diamond Head Memorial Park to pay our respects to Kam Fong who played Chin Ho Kelly on Hawaii Five-0. The cemetery sits at the base of Diamond Head and next to Kapiolani Community College.
The head stone appeared milky colored and hard to read as the morning dew clung to the inside of the plexiglass shield protecting the etching. The Hawaii Five-0 logo is engraved on the right side of the headstone.
While Kam Fong was perhaps best known for his appearance on Hawaii Five-0, his movie credits include “Gidget Goes Hawaiian,” “Ghost of the China Sea,” “Seven Women from Hell,” and “Diamond Head.”
We are excited to hear CBS is reviving and updating the Hawaii Five-0 series with Alex O’Loughlin as
Steve McGarrett, Scott Caan as Danny “Danno” Williams, Daniel Dae Kim as Chin Ho Kelly and Grace Park
as Kono Kalakaua. Book ’em, Danno!
Here is a video of our visit to Kam Fong’s grave at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Noted that on the new H50 that his son Dennis Chun is Det. Duke Lukela, a recurring role. Chun and Al Harrington (Mamo) are both original series stars who have minor cameos as part of the new series. Ironically, producers had planned Mamo to be James MacArthur before his death.
We love the new show. It was fun to see Al Harrington as the beach dude near the Kuhio Groin. Thanks for the tip. We will take a look for Dennis Chun when we watch this episode.