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Gregg Henry (William Keyes), Doug ...
Gregg Henry (William Keyes), Doug Mossman (David Kaimi), Lei Maa Richmond (Victoria Keyes), Branscombe Richmond (Henchman #1), Dick Durock (Henchman #2), Puluelo Park (Pali-Uli Keahikapu), Palani Vaughan (Singer), Kawaikapuokalani Hewett (Kumu Hula)
10 Local Hawaiian actor Doug Mossman (David Kaimi) makes his third and final appearance on the show.
The 1999 Five-O Reunion
Master of ceremonies Doug Mossman, who played a wide variety of parts on the show, including detective Frank Kemana, introduced a priest who gave a blessing in Hawaiian and English both for the show and for the late Jack Lord.
On a sad note, Mossman
announced that Herman Wedemeyer, who played Duke, was very ill and could not attend the ceremonies.
Mossman asked for get-well cards and prayers. (Wedemeyer died the following Monday at 74 years of age.)
According to organizer Carey Anderson, the Dexter Doi painting will be shown at the Imax Theatre in Waikiki (where Doug Mossman is the manager), and there is hope that part of the theatre lobby or nearby office space can be turned into a Five-O mini-museum.
Hawaii Magazine article, February 1993
Doug Mossman was perhaps the best prepared of ail the local actors on Hawaii Five-O.
The Honolulu native was on stage by the third grade.
"I was inspired by the applause," he said.
Mossman continued his acting at Kamehameha Schools, the University of Hawaii and in the army, where he performed in numerous special services productions overseas.
Whenever I had the chance, I trotted out my ukulele and did the Hawaiian thing," he said.
After his discharge in 1956, Mossman became the first person from Hawaii to attend the Pasadena Playhouse College of Theater Arts.
"There were no parts for Hawaiians.
I read for everything ethnic: Mexican, Indian, all of them."
was working at a restaurant in Monrovia when he
was called to audition for an Indian role in Broken Arrow. 'They asked me if I could ride and I said yes, even though I'd never been on a horse in my life.
lines so well that he
got the part.
A stunt man was hired for the riding scenes.
In 1959, three weeks after he answered a casting call for a new series called Hawaiian Eye, the young actor was, in his words, "Living my dream.
I went from being a busboy to acting in a studio in Burbank.
Besides that, I became the show's technical director.
I spent hundreds of hours screening old films, looking for Island scenes.
My job was to 'Hawaiian-ize' Hawaiian Eye.
After the series ended, Mossman
went to New York where he
coproduced the Hawaii exhibit at the 1964 World's Fair.
returned to Los Angeles for several years, then came home and worked in television and radio.
Mossman tested for Five-O's Ted Thorpe and was cast in small parts for six seasons.
Today, Mossman directs sales and marketing for what he describes as "the ultimate movie," the Hawaii Imax Theater in Waikiki.
Moe Keale's acing credentials were the opposite of Doug Mossman's
was working as an electrician at the Five-O studio
when casting director Bob Busch invited him to audition.
"I told him 'no thanks' and went back to rigging," he
Doug Mossman hosted the evening ...
Doug Mossman hosted the evening and program, and he too sang a few songs and joked with the audience.
Mossman is also manager of a local entertainment center and he gave away complementary tickets to these shows as part of the luau purchase.
In addition, he gave away free tickets for answers to trivia questions.
also organized for souvenir T-shirt orders (Hawaii State Police 5-0).
Five-O Oddities, Goofs, Trivia -- Season 7
Doug Mossman appears out of nowhere near the end as Frank (presumably Kamana).
Ben isn't in this show, his duties are taken over by Doug Mossman
Despite playing Five-O team member Frank Kamana in numerous episodes this season, Doug Mossman plays nightclub owner Al Shatner, a "male Caucasian" who is 6 feet 4 inches tall (Mossman is about this height).
Doug Mossman as Frank Kemana joins Five-O for the investigation.
and Doug Mossman
are assigned to check the passenger list on this plane for suspicious characters.
plays Frank Kamana.
as Frank Kamana tails Mineo and Sands in the usual obvious Five-O manner into a porno theatre.