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FAUTASI FIVA: TAU VILLAGE TAKES TO THE SEA IN MATASAUA II

tony@samoanews.com

One of the most favored fautasi in the 2015 Flag Day Fautasi Race, is the Matasaua IIfrom Manu’a as the turn to take the vessel racing has passed to the village of Ta’u.  It is captained by first time skipper, Motusa Tuileama Nua and can be seen currently going through its paces during the daily fautasi practice on the sea by all nine competitors for the Faigamea i le Tai 2015 — the territory’s ultimate long boat race between villages, which this year, includes a fautasi from the island nation of Samoa.



2SAMOAS TRADE FAIR BRINGS BIG OPS FOR PARTNERSHIP, NETWORKING

joy@samoanews.com

American Samoa’s 2015 Flag Day officially kicked off with a church service Sunday afternoon and the official opening of the 2Samoa Trade Fair, which opened yesterday at the Su’igaula o le Atuvasa Beach Park in Utulei. The Trade Fair has been incorporated into the 2015 Flag Day activities.



FAUTASI FIVA: PAGO’S AETO CREW “TOTALLY READY” TO SOAR ABOVE THE REST

blue@samoanews.com

Discussions about who will win the Flag Day fautasi race this year are heating up and for the most part, the Aeto from Pago Pago is always mentioned in the mix as the favorite to win, or at least to place in the Top Three.

 



FAUTASI FIVA: SAUNI LE “DON BOSCO 200” MAI SAMOA MO LE TUUGA FAUTASI FU’A

ausage@samoanews.com

Ua fa’aalia e le Kapeteni a le Sa mai Samoa, le “Don Bosco 200” ia Vaimasenu’u Zita Martel i le Samoa News, le atoatoa o tapenaga a lana auva’a mo Faigamea o le Fu’a o lenei tausaga, ma ua latou sauni fo’i mo le tuuga.



ASIASI CYNTHIA MOLIGA A’OGA SAMOA A LE FETUAO I HAWAI’I

HONOLULU - ‘Ia tofu le gogo ma si ana i’a.  O upu ma manatunatuga ia o le A’oga a le Fetuao Samoan Language Center i Hawai’i ina ua maua le avanoa fa’a’auro e feiloa’i ai ma le faletua o le kovana, o Cynthia Moliga ma se tasi o tina o Le’iataua Leuga Turner. E to’atele aiga ma fanau o le A’oga Samoa a Hawai’i sa ‘auai i le aso To’ona’i, Mati 28 sa asiasi atu ai le faletua o Cynthia.
 



PROFESSOR MAUALAIVAO DR. WENDT TREASURES HONOR FROM SAMOA

The National University of Samoa (N.U.S) last week honored Samoa’s award-winning author, Emeritus Professor Maualaivao Albert Wendt, by conferring him with an honorary degree.

The honour was conferred during the University’s graduation ceremony at the N.U.S gymnasium.

In accepting the honor in front of N.U.S graduates and hundreds of their relatives and friends, Maualaivao said he would treasure the gesture for the rest of his life.



CELEBRITY CHEF GIVES CHAMBER MEMBERS “FRESH PERSPECTIVE” ON LOCAL FOODS

terihunkin@samoanews.com

Late last month, the Chamber of Commerce, working in collaboration with the American Samoa Visitor’s Bureau and the DOE School Lunch Program, hosted an inspirational guest speaker at the Goat Island Club at Sadie’s by the Sea. Billed as “Chamber Night with Celebrity Chef Robert Oliver” the Chamber invited the public out to hear the world famous chef, who offered to put on the special event while he was here in the territory.
 



TAUVAGA LAUGA A AOGA MAUALULUGA I LE ATUNU’U

leuafrost@samoanews.com

O le aso Tofi na te’a nei sa fa’atautaia ai le Speech Festival  a le fanau ao’oga i A’oga Maualuluga uma i le teritori, ma sa auai  a’oga maualuluga uma a le Malo, ae aofia ai ma Fa’asao Malisi ma Iakina Academy i lea lava fa’amoemoe na tauaofia i le Tafuna Gymnasium mo le aso a’oga atoa.
 



TWO ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIPS ESTABLISHED IN MEMORY OF MATILDA LEFOTU SASA

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The family of Matilda Lefotu Sasa has established two yearly scholarships in her memory. Matilda passed away in 2014 and this scholarship is a way to keep her legacy alive, according to her husband Aloalii Sasa and their daughter Perise. “She championed education and spent the last fourteen years of her life as a Special Education educator,” Aloalii told Samoa News.

 



FIVA: TALITONU ATOATOA KAPETENI FUAO I LE MALOSI O LANA AU VA’A

ausage@samoanews.com

A o sauni atu ai le Sa mai le afioaga i Vatia, “Le Manu Feai”, le Fuao mo Faigamea i le Tai o lenei tausaga, na taua ai e le latou Kapeteni, le afioga i le Tama’ita’i o le Ao ia Gaoteote Palaie Tofau, le atoatoa o lona talitonuina o le malosi ua i ai lana au va’a i le taimi nei.

 

E pei lava fo’i o saunoaga mai le to’atele o ali’i Kapeteni ua mae’a ona fa’atalatalanoa e le Samoa News, e le fa’amoemoe le manumalo i le va’a, ae fa’alagolago lava i le malosi o le au va’a.



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