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

ausage@samoanews.com

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

rhonda@samoanews.com

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

joy@samoanews.com

(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”.)
 



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

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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.
 



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