HONOLULU (KHON2) — KHON2’s Pamela Young earned a Fourth Estate Award from the American Legion for her nine-part series “The Forgotten.”

The series aired on KHON2. It showed how Asian-American veterans served in the military and helped in the victory in World War II.

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Her stories focused on the veterans and their surviving families who got Congressional Gold Medals at a Washington D.C. gala last year.

The Fourth Estate award will be given at the American Legion’s 103rd National Convention in Milwaukee on Sept. 1.

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The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919. It has almost 2 million members across the globe who focus on helping veterans.