Al Harrington was an actor best known for playing Detective Ben Kokua on “Hawaii Five-O.”
- Died: September 21, 2021 (Who else died on September 21?)
- Details of death: Died after suffering a stroke at the age of 85.
- We invite you to share condolences for Al Harrington in our Guest Book.
Actor and entertainer
Born Tausau Ta’a in American Samoa, Harrington was raised in Hawaii and later became well known as an entertainer in Waikiki. His dance review, featuring his Polynesian dancing, was popular at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki for years. Harrington was cast in “Hawaii Five-O” in the show’s fifth season and remained a series regular through the seventh season. He returned to the 21st-century reboot, “Hawaii Five-0,” playing surf shop owner and bus drive Mamo Kahike in a recurring role.
Tributes to Al Harrington
Full obituary: Honolulu Star Advertiser