Good Things: September 21, 2010

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Let's take a look at some of the Good Things in the news...

More than 7 decades after they served their country during World War Two, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team will be among the honorees of the Congressional Gold Medal this month. The Japanese-American soldiers fought fascism in Europe while battling racism at home. Many served while their families spent the war locked up in detention camps. Their bravery and sacrifice in battle made the 442nd the most highly decorated military unit in U.S. history. Also honored will be some 6,000 Japanese-Americans who served as translators and interpreters for U.S. forces.

The 26th Annual Mokihana Fest on Kauai is going high-tech. For the first time the Kahiko Nei Hula Competition on Thursday will be streamed live on the internet. Web coverage begins at 6:00pm and we'll have a link right her on our web site.

We still don't know why a fan at the Braves - Phillies Major League Baseball game ran onto the field in a red suit. But after security guards weren't able to catch the elusive fan, Braves outfielder Matt Diaz tripped him up to allow security the make the arrest. After the fan was escorted off the field, the crowd gave Diaz a round of applause.

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