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FAUTASI FIVA: FEALOFANI SAMOA III FINALLY 100% COMPLETE, SAYS SKIPPER

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With perhaps the strongest village tapua’iga of all the fautasi crews, coupled with the undying support of its residents — both near and far — Fagasa’s Fealofani Samoa III and its crew are ready and willing to make this year’s Flag Day fautasi race a spectacular one.

 

 



FLAG DAY: FA’AAUAU MATA’INA O TA’ALOGA VOLIPOLO — LIKI O LE FU’A 2015

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Mai le afa o le fa i le afiafi o le Aso Lua i le Faleta’alo o le Malisi Tuai i Malaeloa, sa fa’atautaia ai ta’aloga mata’ina i le va o ‘au ua fa’atulaga e ta’a’alo i afiafi o aso ta’itasi o le vaiaso, ona o le Sapati o nisi, e le gafatia ai ona ta’a’alo i le fa’asologa o ta’aloga i le aso To’ona’i.

 

 



2SAMOAS TRADE FAIR & FASHION SHOW SLATED FOR TERRITORY’S FLAG DAY WEEK

To be held at the Su’igaula o le Atuvasa Park- Utulei, American Samoa
Based on a media release

The American Samoa Government and the Government of Samoa in partnership with their public-private organizations are co-hosting the 2Samoas Trade Exhibition in American Samoa as part of the celebrations of the American Samoa Flag Day in April 2015.

 

Departments and organizations co-hosting the event are the ASG Department of Commerce, ASG Department of Youth and Women’s Affairs, American Samoa Chamber of Commerce, Samoa Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade, the Samoa Small Business Enterprise Centre (SBEC) and the Samoa Chamber of Commerce.



FLAG DAY: ILOILO KOVANA PE TUTU’U FUA FAUTASI E AUNOA MA LE LESITALA $300

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O le aso lea ua fa’amoemoe e faia ai loa se fa’aiuga mautu a le afioga i le ali’i kovana ia Lolo Matalasi Moliga, pe a mae’a sa latou fonotaga ma le Komiti o Tuuga Fautasi, pe tatau ona tutu’u fua Fautasi ua lautogia mo le tuuga fautasi o lenei tausaga e aunoa ma le totogiina o le lesitala e $300.

 



FAUTASI FIVA: WE’LL GIVE IT OUR BEST SAYS FAI'IVAE OF THE TAEMA II

“One heart, one voice, one team”
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“We can have all the latest technology for our fautasi — that is worth $500,000 — but if we lack the crew, then the boat is useless because it cannot move without the crew,” says Taema II Captain, Fai’ivae Iuli Alex Godinet.

 

Leone’s boat, the Lady Taema II will be rowing for the first time in the fautasi race during Flag Day celebrations next month, and it’s something the whole island is looking to —  it’s performance ‘first time out of the gate’.

 

 



FAUTASI FIVA: TALITONU LE FETU O LE AFIAFI E LE O LE VA’A AO LE AUVA’A

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A o sauni atu ai le Sa mai le afioaga o Fagaalu, le ‘Fetu o le Afiafi’ e saili sona tulaga, i Faigamea o le Tai mo le fu’a o lenei tausaga 2015, na taua ai e le latou Kapeteni, le tofa a Teioutaifeau Mitch Shimasaki e fa’apea, e maualuga lona talitonuga, e le o le va’a le autu o le tausinioga, a’o le auva’a ia malolosi ma lava tapena.

 



FAUTASI FIVA: PAEPAEULUPO’O II READY TO WIN FIRST FAUTASI CHAMPIONSHIP

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Last year, Aua village stunned the territory — and fautasi race junkies around the world — when they glided into third place behind the legendary Aeto from Pago Pago and the championship Manulele Tausala from Nuuuli during the 2014 Flag Day fautasi race.

 



FAUTASI FIVA: SAUNI MANULELE TAUSALA #1 PUIPUI LONA TULAGA SIAMUPINI

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I le sauni atu ai o Sa eseese ua fa’amaonia le tausinio i Faigamea i le Tai mo le tuuga o le sisigafu’a o lenei tausaga, ua fa’aalia ai e le Kapeteni o le Manulele Tausala #1 na sola ma le Siamupini o Faigamea i le Tai o le 2014, le sauni o lona auva’a e fa’atino gaioiga uma ina ia mafai ai ona toe fa’aluaina lona tulaga siamupini o le tausaga na te’a nei.

 



“GOING TO TAEBO SAVED MY LIFE!” ONE WOMAN’S STRUGGLE WITH OBESITY

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We are known as the Obesity Capital of the world — that’s not the Pacific — we’re talking the world. And with National Nutrition Month on the table right now, sending messages out like “Forget Skinny, Live Healthy” or “Love Yourself to Live a Healthy Lifestyle”, the efforts of Yvette Laie Auelua to overcome her health problems by tackling her obesity problem is a perfect story to balance our scales.
 



SCIENTISTS RECOMMEND PARTIAL EXEMPTION IN A.S. PROHIBITED AREA

Two other tuna management measures recommended

HONOLULU — At the conclusion of its three-day meeting Thursday, the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) of the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council recommended three management measures for longline fisheries in American Samoa and other US Pacific Islands, including Hawaii.

 

These recommendations and others from the SSC and other Council advisory groups will be considered by the Council, March 16-18, 2015, at the Laniakea YWCA's Fuller Hall, 1040 Richards St., Honolulu.

 



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