Rep. Su’a Alexander Eli Jennings pours pancake batter - made from gluten free breadfruit flour - onto a griddle during a demonstration Friday at the Fagatogo Market Place, as local residents looks on.  Su’a has a small operation, which dries and then mills breadfruit into flour. See Monday’s edition for details and yesterday’s story about how the Japanese are supporting a breadfruit project in Tonga. [photo: Fili Sagapolutele]
Wreaths are seen at the site of the deadly electrocution incident that happened last Saturday. The tragedy has seen the death of two of the six injured workers, while a third is still in ICU battling for his life, as of press time. [Photo: THA]
The late Saito Paulo of Fagaitua with his wife and son seen here in a Facebook photo. Paulo passed away yesterday after being in a coma since Saturday after an electrocution incident that also claimed the life of fellow worker, Iosefa Elia. Two of the six involved in the incident remain hospitalized, with one in a coma in ICU, while the other is being treated in the Surgical Ward. [courtesy photo]
American Samoa’s All-Star Head Coach Pati Pati – who usually doesn't spend much time talking — emphasized to Samoa News his sincerest appreciation and thanks to those who helped make Team Amerika Samoa’s journey possible, twice now, to the Junior Prep Sport (JPS) Paradise Football Classic II held last week at the Aloha Stadium in Hawai’i. When asked about the team’s performance against the All-...

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American Samoa’s All-Star Head Coach Pati Pati – who usually doesn't spend much time talking — emphasized to Samoa News his sincerest appreciation and thanks to those who helped make Team Amerika Samoa’s journey possible, twice now, to the Junior Prep Sport (JPS) Paradise Football Classic II held...
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