Drama immediately surrounds the characters when Jason decides to work at the Grand Waimea. Jason finds out his ex girlfriend, Nicole, is working there as well. This puts a past lovers quarrel between the both of them but they try to show the owner they can be both professional. Meanwhile, Gabriel, the lifeguard, gets into some trouble about a sudden accusation with a young girl.
The hotel gets a new employee by the name of Tessa Lewis. Jason decides to hire her after he sees her present situation with money. Tessa, on the other hand, decides to make a few plans of her own. Meanwhile, MJ and Chris seem to have issues with their relationship as well as Vincent having issues with a man at the hotel.
Songs: Eric Carmen
-- All By Myself, Three Doors Down -- Away From the Sun, Lea Longo -- Forever Is a Big Mistake, Planet Asia -- It's All Big, New Found Glory
-- It's Been A Summer, Grant Lee Philips -- Mona Lisa, Chris Murray
-- One Everything, Nori Nori -- Prevail, Snow Patrol
-- Spitting Games, Phoenix
-- You Can't Blame It On Anybody
Nicole has no idea that a huge party is about to be thrown in honor of her birthday. Mixed plans continue to unravel among the staff. Will Nicole like her surprise party?
Kemp -- Bounce To This, The Shore -- Coming Down, Transplants -- Diamonds & Guns, Nori Nori -- Everytime I See Her, Yellow Card -- Inside Out, Jorge Jaramillo -- Pushing In My Brain, Chris Murray
-- Rock Steady, Chris Murray
-- Steady Beat Convention, Bob Marley vs. Funkstar De Luxe -- Sun Is Shining, Brendan Benson
-- Tiny Sparks
Astronomers come to town because they want to see a 70 year meteor event at the hotel. Tessa decides to get involved with their plans. Meanwhile, Nicole's fiance arrives and this adds some tension with her and Jason. How will this situation play out?
Songs: American Hi-Fi
-- Another Perfect Day, Pepper -- Ashes, Jet
-- Cold Hard Bitch, MXPX -- First Day Of The Rest Of Our Lives, Kawiki Regidor -- Ho' Oipo Mai Oi', Kawiki Regidor -- Luv Luv, Steve Wilks -- Smiling, Less Than Jake
-- The Silence of Selling Yourself Short, Smash Mouth
-- You Are My Number One
We learn more about Tessa's past when her ex boyfriend, Morgan, arrives at the hotel. He immediately wants Tessa to help him make a scam. This puts Tessa in an interesting situation to betray the hotel or keep away from him.
Paloalto -- Breathe In, Nada Surf
-- Inside Of Love, Kawika Regidor -- Kai'Po Nohea, Keali'I Reichel -- Na' Ono O Ka' Aina, Dove -- Satellites, Ilue -- The Sabbath, Norm
-- You Make Me Feel Like Dancin'
Tessa comes into contact with the Vice President's daughter at the hotel and they become close. They become close enough for Tessa to help her rid the Secret Service from consistently protecting her. We also meet a few celebrities who are arriving at the hotel, all of which keep Vincent on his toes.
Crystal Method -- Born To Slow, Sloan -- False Alarm, Greyboy -- Genevieve, Dakona -- Good, Kawika Regidor -- Ho' Oipo Mai' Oe, Yellowcard
-- Miles Apart, Jazzbow Allstars -- Mr. Funny Version, Who Da Funk -- Shiny Disco Balls, Kawika Regidor -- Take Your Clothes Off, The Shore -- Waiting For The Sun
Walter, Nicole's father, comes to the hotel with more than just a simple stay in mind. Tess befriends Nicole's dad in his underhanded attempt to try to overtake Vincent as the hotel owner. Meanwhile, Nicole notices that her ex boyfriend, Jason, is starting to attach himself more to Tess over her.
Pepper -- Back Home, Freddy Mac -- Boom Ska, Reality -- Guava Jam, Blue Van -- Revelation Of Love, Tim Cullen -- Save The Day, Oasis
-- Stop Crying Your Heart Out, Reality -- The Good Thing
Gabriel befriends a lovely young surfer he meets on the shore and has intentions of dating her. When he tries to get close to her he finds out a bit more about her than he originally expected. Meanwhile, Nicole gets stood up at her own wedding and this puts tension between Jason and her since he has been more involved with Tessa.
Honestly -- All We Are, Phantom Planet
-- Big Brat, Dopo Yume -- Body & Soul, Chris Murray
-- Boogie, Catie Curtis -- Cross Over To Me, The Shore -- Different Ways, Shawn Berry -- No Trouble, The Pattern
-- Nothing Of Value, Denny Porter -- Thinking Out Loud, Frank Leto -- Walls Can Tumble, Adam T -- Whatever Comes
Walter starts up tension between himself and Vincent to take control over the hotel. How will this situation end? While this takes place, Jason is searching for some truthful facts about a fire that happened at his own fathers store. Will he find the truth?
Chris Pierce -- Bye Bye Butterfly, Evenrude -- God Awful, American Hi-Fi
-- Hell Yeah, Cutlass Supreme -- Last In Line, Jason Mraz
-- Too Much Food, Steriogram -- Walkie Talkie Man
Frankie decides to start a business that involves a club at the Grand Waimea Hotel. After much involvement Frankie puts into the development of the club, it starts to gain some success. When the club first starts up, Frankie has some issues he has to work through.
Basko -- Ain't No Game, Shortie -- Five Seconds, Shifty -- Slide Along Side, Petey Pablo
-- Vibrate, Chronic Future -- Wicked Games
The hotel gets a brand new face by the name of Alexandra. She comes to the Grand Waimea with news for everyone. Also, Gabriel has the difficult task of trying to date two women at one time, which proves to be a difficult task. Meanwhile, drama continues with Tessa and her father regarding the hotel. How will these situations be resolved?
Songs: Honestly -- Away From You, Caviar -- Ego Tripping, Cardigans -- For What It's Worth, L.L. Cool J. -- Headsprung, 86 & Classic -- Ridin', (Unknown artist) -- Baby Gone Gone, (Unknown artist) -- Everyone Is Asking, (Unknown artist) -- Ha'aheo E Waipio, (Unknown artist) -- Summertime
Nicole goes out in search with finding out the truth about her mother. Alexandra becomes interested in Nicole's search and tries to help her along her way. Meanwhile, Gabriel only has to contend with one girl since the three way dating has officially ended.
-- Counting Stars, Blues Explosion -- Crunchy, Mastersource
-- Everyone Is Asking, Dara Shindler -- Faraway, Oshen -- Girl, Tyrone Wells -- I've Been Wondering, Oshen -- Melanesia, Gingerpigs -- Melt, Elefant
Ownership takes a turn at the Grand Waimea. Alexandra takes control of the hotel and makes her presence known. She decides to fire Vincent from the hotel and give Tessa a prominent position at the hotel.
-- Baby Gone Gone, Shawn Berry -- Break You Down, Switchfoot
-- Dare You To Move, Bella Fayes -- Girl Most Likely To Succeed, Martina Topley Bird -- I Still Feel, Aaron D -- In Your Eye, Pepe Deluxe -- Salami Fever
Alexandra uses some blackmail tactics at the hotel to keep her position and the well being of the hotel in tact. Meanwhile, MJ faces a difficult situation when a man from her past visits, and MJ has a decision to make about revealing a decision the both of them share. How will these events turn out?
Mase and Puff Daddy -- Breathe, Stretch, Shake, Mongoose -- Early Morning Rizzo, Mongoose -- Empty Handed Prankster, The Shore -- Everything We Are, Hoobastank
-- Let It Out,
-- Missing You, Snuffy Library -- Piano Solo Jazz Medium
Jason and Tessa are sent by Alexandra purposely to handle a charity event despite Nicole not liking the idea of the two being together. Meanwhile, Gabriel gets a big job offer regarding his surfing, which puts his job at the hotel in jeopardy.
Prodigy -- Get Up, Get Off, Tyrone Wells -- I've Been Wondering, Junk -- Joke, Kill Hannah
-- Kennedy, Authority Zero -- Madman, Devin Powers -- Moonlight Beach, Autopilot Off -- What I want
Mixed events occur among the lives of many of the people on North Shore. Nicole decides to learn some cooking with the newly hired cook for the hotel. Moreover, Alexandra wants him for some plans she has for the Grand Waimea. Meanwhile, Jason is keeping in touch with Vincent on his plans with the hotel. How will these events turn out?
Caviar -- Aloha, Death Cab for Cutie
-- Army Corps For Architects, Stuffy Walden -- Book Lovers, Tremolo -- Down to Beautiful, Overproof Sound System -- Fussing and Fighting, Ricky Fante
-- It Ain't Easy, The Thrills
-- Not For All The Love In The World, Manoa Backyard -- Sing Our Song
Fists collide at the hotel when Jason and Frankie have an angry fight with one another. Nicole has revealed some interesting information to Frankie in private and Frankie decides to improvise. Meanwhile, Jason learns that Vincent's new business is not what it appears to be.
The Gingerpigs -- By You, Sugarcult
-- Destination Anywhere, Wild Whirled -- Double OG, Shortie -- Kill The World, Invisible Men
-- Make It Bounce, The Flash Express -- Movin' It, Mongoose -- Muffin Brain, My Morning Jacket
-- One Big Holiday, Richard Ashcroft
-- Paradise, Mongoose -- Roots and Branches, Busbee -- Simple Things
Tessa gains a new role when she models for a prominent fashion designer when a position becomes available for a viewing. Meanwhile, Jason and Frankie have many differences they continue to try to work out.
Tessa and Frankie become closer. Moreover, Frankie and Tessa visit his family. While this occurs, a relative of Frankie recognizes Tessa, which sparks off some interesting events between her and Frankie. Meanwhile, Tommy and Nicole appear to be getting close even though they are now experiencing some disagreements.
Vincent gets Jason into trouble with the law as Vincent's drug running business continues. Jason does not want to send his friend Vincent to jail until he learns some startling information regarding Vincent.
Songs: Delta Goodrem -- Lost Without You, Delta Goodrem -- To Love Somebody
Interesting twists occur in the original series finale. Vincent finally gets a lot of situations resolved at the hotel. Meanwhile, Jason and Nicole decide to get married. Also, Frankie learns about Tessa's underhanded work with Alex, which causes him to break off from the hotel. The twist occurs when fires consume Jason as he decides to get into his car.
-- Stop Crying Your Heart Out