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ASCC-CNR EFNEP TAKES HEALTHY FOOD & LIFESTYLES TO COMMUNITY

The Community & Natural Resources (CNR) Division of the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) offers a number of regular classroom courses for students, but its staff also makes regular excursions into the community to make learning available to the general public.
 
One such community-oriented initiative is the Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), which involves CNR staff taking information on nutrition, healthy cooking, and healthy lifestyles directly to American Samoa’s villages, community groups, public centers and businesses.



FINAL STADIUM INSPECTION COMING UP FOR ALL BLACKS VS MANU SAMOA TEST

A few general admission tickets remain for sale

A team from New Zealand Rugby will visit Samoa next week to check on progress in the lead-up to July's historic test between the All Blacks and Manu Samoa.

Officials previously visited in February, where they raised issues about the drainage at Apia Park.

New Zealand Rugby CEO Steve Tew says they are happy with preparations so far and this is a chance for a closer look on the ground.

"All good for Samoa. We've got a group going up there next week to do a much more detailed inspection of everything, and we will have a much better feel for how preparations are after that trip".



SAMOA COMEDY SET FOR 2015 RELEASE

A comedy about a New Zealand born Samoan who travels to Samoa to learn what it means to become a 'real island guy' is set to be released this year.

The film, 'Three Wise Cousins' follows Adam, who turns to his two cousins to teach him about life in Samoa, in an attempt to win the heart of his love interest, Mary.

The producer, writer and director of the film, who wants to be known as S.Q.S, says New Zealand born Samoans will be able to relate to the cultural shock of the first time they went to Samoa.



FAVORITE MEATS MEET IN EXCLUSIVE SPAM TREAT AVAILABLE ONLY IN HAWAII

Please stand by for this rather breathless scoop: Portuguese sausage-flavored Spam has been developed by Hormel Foods Corp., and the company has chosen Hawaii to debut the new flavor.

"Hawaii is getting it first," Jennifer Nolander, Spam Brand product manager, told TheBuzz. In fact, "right now Hawaii is the only state that we're planning on selling it in," she said.



‘GO FOR BROKE’ BATTALION — LT. COL. KENNETH TAFAO TAKES COMMAND

FORT SHAFTER FLATS — On a rainy Saturday, the men of the only infantry battalion in the U.S. Army Reserve stood proudly in formation as Lt. Col. Kenneth Tafao took command of 100th Inf. Bn., 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 9th Mission Support Command, from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Daniel Austin, during a ceremony, here, April 11.
 
Pacific Army Reserve Soldiers, family members, retirees and guests gathered for the ceremony presided over by Col. Colbert Low, commander, 303rd MEB.
 



GALUEGA FA’ATINO MO FEFA’ATAUA’IGA A LE NUUULI VOCTECH HIGH

O le aso Tofi na te’a nei sa fa’atautaia ai le aso fa’apitoa e fa’aalia ai e le fanau a’oga i le Nuuuli Voctech High a latou galuega fa’atino o matata eseese o lo’o a’otauina ai i latou mo le 4 ai lea o tausaga.

 



GAOTEOTE: FA’AFETAI AMERIKA SAMOA I LE AMANAINA O AU FITAFITA

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Na tau fai patipati uma le aofia na fa’atasi atu i le malae i Lupelele i le aso Faraile o le vaiaso na te’a nei, i le fa’amanatuina o le 115 tausaga o le fu’a a Amerika Samoa, ina ua saunoa fa’afetai le afioga i le Peresetene o le Senate ia Gaoteote Palaie Tofau i le faigamalo ma le atunu’u atoa, ina ua amanaia se tautua fa’atauva’a a fitafita tuai, fa’apea ai Toa o Samoa i le fu’a o lenei tausaga.
 



LOLO: FITAFITA TUAI MA TOA O SAMOA, FA’AFETAI MO LAU TAUTUA

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Na tau fai patipati aao o le aofia fa’apea ai ta’ita’i o malo valaaulia na potopoto i le malae i Lupelele i le taeao ananafi, ina ua fa’aleo aloaia e le afioga i le ali’i kovana ia Lolo Matalasi Moliga i lana saunoaga autu o le sisiga fu’a, le fa’afetai fa’apitoa a le faigamalo i Fitafita Tuai, Toa o Samoa, faapea ai uo ma aiga o fitafita ua maliliu, i le tautua toto sa latou ofoina atu mo le atunu’u.
 



FLAG DAY — APRIL 17: PESE & SIVA TODAY; FASHION SHOW & GALA BALL TONIGHT

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Many of the 2Samoas Trade Fair booths, including Samoa News’ booth are at the Veterans Memorial Stadium today, Friday, for the 115th Flag Day celebration, which includes a parade, flag raising, pese & siva, speeches and a military oath taking. It’s an all day event.

 

The 2Samoas Trade Fair will culminate with a Fashion Show & Gala Ball at the Gov. H. Lee Auditorium (le fale laumei) tonight at 7p.m.



FAUTASI FIVA: DON BOSCO 200 - SEGAVAO III — READY TO SOAR SAYS CAPT. ZITA

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(This interview was done over the weekend, prior to the damage the Bosco 200 fautasi received on Tuesday late afternoon. The Samoa News was told as of press time that the fautasi will compete in today’s faigamea o le tai. Samoa News wishes the Don Bosco 200 captain & crew the best — may the ‘winds be beneath your oars’ in the spirit of “one beat”.)
 



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