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103rd Manu’a Cession Day

Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga (front), along with Manu’a District Governor Laolagi F.S. Vaeao, Samoan Affairs Secretary Mauga T. Asuega, and the delegation from Tutuila, arrived yesterday morning at Fitiuta Airport on Ta’u Island to celebrate Manu’a Cession Day, marking the 103rd year since the Manu’a island group was ceded to the United States and became part of American Samoa. The group was met by the police honor guard. [photo: courtesy/M. Gurr]