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Algae could save world's coral from climate change

Rising ocean temperatures threaten reefs, but special heat-tolerant algae could help, according to a report

A new species of algae discovered in the Persian Gulf may help declining coral populations survive as climate change warms ocean temperatures and threatens reefs with often-fatal bleaching, according to a new report.

Researchers from the University of Southampton and New York University Abu Dhabi identified the algae while studying the world's warmest coral reef habitat, located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to understand how it survived such extreme temperatures.

Faiva e Tapua’ia, e Manuia

O lo ua maua fo’i tala fiafia, i taumafaiga a nisi o le fanau ua mae’a a latou Koleniga ma A’oga Fa’apitoa i a latou tautua i le militeri. Fa’afetai tapua’i i matua ma aiga, fa’apea le tatou Malo, aua o lo’o tatou tu’i pea le mulipapaga ma nofo tapua’ia o latou faiva.

“O Ou Togi ia Lelei” mo sikolasipi i kolisi


Ua taunu’u i le teritori sui e toatolu - Alema Te’o, Allen S. Allen ma Elizabeth Brady -  i latou e tima’ia fanau a’oga mai le vasega 4 se’ia o’o i le vasega 12  ina ia fa’aaoga le avanoa ua taumafai mai i ai Troy & Theodora Polamalu Foundation, e fa’aosofia mafaufauga lelei mo le fanau aoga, fa’alelei togi i a’oa’oga, ma maua ai se avanoa o se sikolasipi e a’oga i Kolisi ma Iunivesite i fafo.


PCC’s new marketplace opens with over 40 shops

Laie, Hawaii – The Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) officially marked the opening of the new Hukilau Marketplace with a public ceremony and celebration on Oahu’s North Shore last week.
Open six days a week, Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. with free admission and parking, the Hukilau Marketplace encompasses 119,000 square feet of the PCC’s 42-acre campus and features more than 40 retail, dining and activity providers.

D.C. art competition for local high school students

Washington, DC — Tuesday, this week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced that for the first time, high school students from American Samoa will have the opportunity to participate in this year’s Congressional Art Competition — “An Artistic Discovery.”

ASCC-UCEDD Director chosen for FCC Committee

Ms. Tafaimamao Tua-Tupuola, Director of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC), has been selected to serve on the Disability Advisory Committee (DAC), a group made up of individuals recognized for their exemplary advocacy on behalf of the disability community, who will advise the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on a wide array of disability matters within the jurisdiction of the Commission, and facilitate the participation of people with disabilities in proceedings before the Commission.

Taylor Jessop receives 2nd Offer of Appointment

Many local students set to graduate this coming June from high school are anticipating another step forward on the path to achieving their dreams, and some will have to make choices that will indeed decide what their journey will embrace, in most cases, an institution of higher learning, trying to choose the ‘best’.

USDOL certifies ASCC apprenticeship courses

Courses in the professions of Automotive Technician, Carpenter or Welder can count towards a Registered Apprenticeship certificate at ASCC after new revisions were approved by the USDOL. These courses in the Apprenticeship/Workforce Development (AWD) program offered by the Trades & Technology Division (TTD) of the American Samoa Community College are certified by the US Department of Labor.

Viia e le aufai pisinisi ta’avale la’u pasese atina’e o turisi


Ua fa’aalia e ni isi o le aufai ta’avale la’u pasese i taxi ma pasi i le atunu’u, lo latou viia o le tulaga aga’i i luma ua i ai le atina’e o turisi i Amerika Samoa, ona o lo o mafai ona fesoasoani mai ai i le isi vaega o le atina’eina o a latou pisinisi i le atunu’u.

Most West Coast ports bustling again after labor deal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Nearly all West Coast seaports began the work week with crews hustling to load and unload cargo ships that were held up amid a months-long dispute over a new contract for dockworkers.

The exception Monday was the Port of Oakland, where problems persisted three days after negotiators for the dockworkers' union and for employers reached a tentative agreement covering all 29 West Coast ports. Those ports handle roughly one-quarter of U.S. international trade, an amount worth about $1 trillion annually.

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