2. Nicole Scherzinger
Scherzinger was born in Hawaii and is Hawaiian, Russian, and Filipino. She first rose to international fame as the lead singer for the Pussycat Dolls. After the girl group disbanded, she won the 2010 season of Dancing With the Stars.
3. Dwayne Johnson
Johnson was born in California and his mother's side is Samoan. Johnson, also known by his wrestling name The Rock, earned superstar status after appearing in The Mummy Returns, The Scorpion King, and the Fast & Furious franchise.
4. Russell Crowe
Crowe is New Zealand-born with Maori, Scottish, Welsh, English, Norwegian, and Italian heritage. L.A. Confidential in 1997 was Crowe's first huge success.
5. Kelly Hu
Hu was born in Honolulu and is of Chinese, English, and Hawaiian descent. Her first big break was as Kirk Cameron's love interest on the hit Growing Pains. She's had numerous roles since then, including in The Scorpion King and in X-Men 2.
7. Keanu Reeves
Reeves was born in Lebanon to a father from Hawaii, who has Hawaiian and Chinese ancestry. Reeves will forever be remembered for playing Ted Logan in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure as well as Neo in the Matrix series.
8. Keisha Castle-Hughes
An Australian-born actress, Castle-Hughes' mother is Maori. She starred in Whale Rider, which earned her a Best Actress Academy Awards nomination. She now plays Obara Sand on HBO's Game of Thrones.
9. Uli Latukefu
Latukefu was born in Australia and is of Tongan descent. He is known for his role as Byamba in Netflix's Marco Polo.
10. Manu Bennett
Of Maori descent and born in New Zealand, Bennett played the powerful gladiator Crixus on Spartacus. He also plays Azog, king of the Orcs, in The Hobbit trilogy.
11. Shannyn Sossamon
Born in Honolulu, Sossamon is Hawaiian, Filipino, English, German, French, and Irish. In 2001, she played Lady Jocelyn opposite Heath Ledger in A Knight's Tale. More recently, she appeared in ABC's Mistresses and HBO's How to Make It in America.
12. Taylor Wily
Born in Honolulu, Wily is of Samoan descent. Wily aka Teila Tuli was originally a sumo wrestler, but showed off his acting skills as Kemo in Forgetting Sarah Marshall. He's now known for his role as shrimp truck owner Kamekona on Hawaii Five-0.
13. David Strathairn
Born in San Francisco, Strathairn is part Hawaiian and Scottish. He starred as Edward R. Murrow in Good Night, and Good Luck and was nominated for an Academy Award.
14. Dinah Jane Hansen
Hansen was born in California and is of Tongan heritage. She's a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony, which formed on The X Factor USA.
15. Temuera Morrison
Born in New Zealand, Morrison is part Maori. He's known for his role in the 1994 drama Once Were Warriors. He also played Jango Fett in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and is set to play Boba Fett in the Star Wars anthology film.
16. Cliff Curtis
Born in New Zealand to Maori parents, Curtis is known for his role in Whale Rider. He is set to star in Fear the Walking Dead, the spin-off of the AMC hit.
18. Al Harrington
This 79-year-old actor was born in Samoa and is of Samoan descent. Harrington is one of the few members of the classic version of Hawaii Five-O who has a recurring role in the reboot, playing Mamo Kahike.
19. Jay Laga'aia
Laga'aia was born in New Zealand and is of Samoan descent. He is known internationally for his role as Captain Typho in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.
20. Kala Alexander
Alexander, who is Hawaiian, Filipino, Irish, German, and Scottish, is a pro waterman and appeared in Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Blue Crush. He currently plays the role of Kawika on Hawaii 5-0.
21. Rena Owen
Born in New Zealand, Owen is of Maori, Welsh, and European descent. Owen is best known for her leading role in Once Were Warriors. She also portrayed Nee Alavar in Star Wars: Episode III and voiced Taun We in Star Wars: Episode II.
22. Jason Scott Lee
Lee has Hawaiian and Chinese ancestry and grew up in Hawaii. He starred in Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, played Mowgli in The Jungle Book, and Caine 607 in Soldier. He also voiced David Kawena in Disney's Lilo & Stitch movies.
23. Tuki Brando
Tuki is a Tahitian name meaning "heartbeat." He is the grandson of Marlon Brando and Tarita Teriipaia, who met while filming Mutiny on the Bounty on Bora Bora, French Polynesia. Brando has modeled for Versace, TechnoMarine, and Mr. Porter.
24. Sanoe Lake
Lake is Japanese, Hawaiian, and English and was born on Kauai. She was allowed to do her own surfing in Blue Crush, unlike her co-stars Michelle Rodriguez and Kate Bosworth, who only had two weeks of surf lessons before filming started.
25. Dennis Chun
Chun is known for playing Sgt. Duke Lukela on Hawaii Five-0. He is the son of actor Kam Fong, who portrayed Chin Ho on the original version and is of Hawaiian and Chinese ancestry.
26. Hoku Ho
Hoku means "star" in Hawaiian. The singer had her greatest success with two hits in the early 2000s, "Another Dumb Blonde" and "Perfect Day." She is the daughter of Don Ho, the iconic Hawaiian pop musician, who has Hawaiian and Chinese heritage.
27. John Tui
Tui is Tongan and grew up in New Zealand. He played Chief Petty Officer Walter "The Beast" Lynch in Battleship.
28. Teilor Grubbs
This young actress plays Danno's daughter, Gracie Williams, on Hawaii 5-0. Although her character on the show is not Hawaiian, Grubbs is part Hawaiian.
29. Taika Waititi
Waititi, who is Maori and Jewish, is a New Zealand director and actor. His short film Two Cars, One Night was nominated for an Academy Award. He also co-directed and acted in the vampire comedy What We Do in the Shadows with Clement.