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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”.)
 



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

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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

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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.



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