Things We Know (About Danny Williams)

What do you think?
The Pilot
Malama Ka ‘Aina
Hana ‘a’a Makehewa
Ke Kinohi
He Kane Hewa’ole
Kai e’e
E Malama
Powa Maka Moana
Loa Aloha
Ne Me’e Laua Na Paio
Ma Ke Kahakai
Ho’ohuli Na’au
Ua Hiki Mai Kapalena Pau

1.1 The Pilot:
1. He’s fresh meat from the mainland with no clue how this island works
2. He’s a By-the-book cop (first thing we see him doing is getting a warrant for a wiretap)
3. He has a daughter named Grace
4. His parental thunder is stolen by Step-Stan (plush bunny vs. real live Mr. Hoppy)
5. He’s demonstrates he is a good dad (thanks Gracie for hugs, playful with her, drives her to school)
6. Rank of Detective
7. He has a crappy apartment
8. He transferred in from New Jersey 6 months ago (which would be March 2010)
9. Current relationship status: Unmarried
10. Moved to Hawaii to be close to his daughter, does not have custody only visitation
11. Takes pride in his job
12. Marriage with Rachel did not end well
13. Doesn’t like Hawaii or the Beach, prefers cities
14. Swims for survival not for fun
15. Calls Grace “Monkey”
16. Grace calls him “Danno”
17. Is sensitive 😉
18. Mixes his metaphors when upset (“the unspoken glue that separates us from jackals”)
19. Likes to solve puzzles with Grace
20. Is a good father
21. Is worried he is not a good father
22. His job is all he has & he is good at it
23. He chit-chats with criminals after he has them handcuffed
24. Graciously accepts gifts (well, mostly graciously anyway!)

1.2 Ohana:
25. Walks into people’s houses without knocking & lies about it
26. Thinks Malasadas taste good
27. Messy eater
28. Grace got him his favorite tie for Father’s Day (would have been their first Father’s Day in Hawaii)
29. Doesn’t want to “fit in” on Oahu, wants to look like he’s from the mainland
30. Has solved 87 homicide cases
31. In addition to ties, he wears patent leather loafers
32. Good with kids (we knew this from the Pilot, though)
33. Believes talking to criminials is the best way to get information from them
34. Likes to be consulted by his partner so he knows when to duck
35. Excels at spatial relations
36. First case Danny worked when he came to Hawaii was the Adam Charles’ case, Danny put in a word for him with the Judge
37. Called “Jersey” by Toast
38. Doesn’t know what kama’aina means
39. Needs information “dumbed down” and shown as well as told
40. Doesn’t like “Book ’em Danno.”
41. Gave Kono a St. Michael’s medallion for a graduation present
42. Received a St. Michael’s medallion as an academy graduation present from his sergeant & always kept one with him, believing it has kept him safe


5 thoughts on “Things We Know (About Danny Williams)

  1. 25 – We know he is adorable when he smiles? I totes learnt this about him.

    Posted by Wee Jayne | March 6, 2012, 10:07 am
  2. 23 I love the ‘Where are you going, do you want me to shoot you again?’ line.
    18 Love the mixed metaphor too.
    Also: He’s a good shot.
    Can take down a Navy SEAL!
    Rolls well.
    Has lovely blue eyes… sorry.

    Posted by Mary Jane | March 18, 2012, 4:38 am
  3. 26. Doesn’t think it’s odd when another guy takes his shirt off in front of him for no good reason…especially since they are at shirtless dudes house…..

    Posted by Infant_Sardonic | March 30, 2012, 4:28 am
  4. 7. He has a crappy apartment
    Really? People consider that 1st place an apartment?
    Thats was a walk in closet at best….
    God, I so wish I had a walk in closet……

    Posted by LaHagela (The Tinkler) | April 10, 2012, 3:32 pm

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