Governor Ige of the State of Hawaii pictured with Fa’atausala Stanley, a student of Le Fetuao Samoan Language Center
Governor Ige of the State of Hawaii pictured with Fa’atausala Stanley, a student of Le Fetuao Samoan Language Center during her summer internship at the governor’s office. She is the daughter of Elijah Stanley of Vaitogi and Deborah Nikolao Stanley of Utulei. Le Fetuao SLC’s youth project, TAEAO MANUIA provided support for Samoan youth connect to jobs and internship opportunities to prepare them for college. [Courtesy photo]
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga and US Interior Department’s Office of Insular Affairs director, Nikolao Pula, were among the several individuals who helped turn the soil during yesterday’s ground breaking ceremony for the new two-story Fono building. See today's Lali section for details. [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]
A US federal official (sitting) accepts her ava cup
A US federal official (sitting) accepts her ava cup during yesterday’s official welcoming ava ceremony to kick off the opening of the 40th Meeting of the US Coral Reef Task Force hosted by American Samoa. The ava ceremony was held at the Samoan fale at Su’igaula o le Atuvasa park at Utulei Beach. [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]
Governor Ige of the State of Hawaii pictured with Fa’atausala Stanley, a student of Le Fetuao Samoan Language Center
A US federal official (sitting) accepts her ava cup

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Samoan and Hawaiian firefighters
Redding, CALIFORNIA — Twenty-one firefighters from American Samoa and Hawai’i were welcomed with prayer, food, drumming, dancing and singing by North State Native Americans in a historic gathering on Tuesday night in Redding. “When we first heard they were coming” to help fight the Carr Fire, “we wanted to reach out to them,” said Jack Potter Jr., Redding Rancheria tribal chairman. “It’s...

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Rendering of proposed new Fono Building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The proposed new two-story Fono Building will be constructed by Paramount Builders with groundbreaking set for Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The structure will be erected at the site of the old Fono Building, which was demolished last year. Only two companies placed bids for...
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