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Fa’atautua soifua o fitafita o le taua

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LEMANU: Ia tatou manatua o latou aiga i talosaga
 
Na tutu fa’atasi Ta’ita’i o le atunu’u atoa ai ma ni isi o le atunu’u lautele e lagolago ma fa’ataua sauniga e manatua ai soifua o fitafita uma sa maliliu i le tafa o taua, atoa ai ma soifua o i latou sa tautua i le malo ma le atunu’u, aemaise ai uo ma e pele i loto ma agaga, e ala i ni sauniga pupu’u se lua sa faia i le aso ananafi, e fa’amanatu ai le Aso Tu’ugamau i lenei tausaga.
 



Andrew Ah Young earns Doctorate from UCLA

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He could very well be American Samoa’s first doctorate-degree-holding scientist.
 
Andrew Ah Young graduated from Tafuna High School in 2005 as valedictorian and his achievements didn’t stop there.
 
Recently, he graduated with his Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) degree in biological chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
 



Babar and Haris Around the World: The Documentary

On June 19, 2014, Babar and Haris Suleman – a father-son pilot team – began the adventure of a lifetime – a round-the-world trip to fulfill their own dream and inspire the dreams of others.

"Breaking out of the routine of day to day life requires bravery in more than one form," 17-year-old Haris said after he and his dad took off from Indiana's small Greenwood Airport in their single engine plane.



Fa’amasinoga: fa’amalosi tulafono tau Femalagaaiga

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O le poloaiga lea ua tu’u atu e le afioga i le ali’i Fa’amasino sili lagolago ia Lyle L. Richmond i le loia a le malo o Tiffany Oldfield, e saili ai le tagata sa ia aumaia le ali’i o Iteli Fetufou Taitafe i le teritori mo le toe totogiina o lona pasese e toe fo’i ai i Samoa, o se taumafaiga lea a le fa’amasinoga e faamalosia tulafono tau Femalagaaiga o lo o puipui e le malo.
 



Kosi a Pule A’oga & Sui Pule

O le vaiaso atoa lenei sa fa’atulaga mo le kosi e fa’amalamalama atili ma tima’i ai pule a’oga ma latou sui pule ta’ito’atasi, ina ia latou iloa ma fa’aaoga le auupega ua mae’a ona saunia lelei e le vaega o le DOE- Teacher Quality ina ia latou togia ma fa’amaumau galuega fa’atino a Faia’oga ta’itasi i le Matagaluega o Aoga a le malo.
 



Alapati ‘Heat Man’ Aasa eyes next big step in his career

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The coach/trainer for American Samoa’s undefeated professional boxer Alapati ‘Heat Man’ Aasa — Toleafoa Henry Tavake — confirmed to Samoa News last week that Aasa will be facing a huge challenge in his boxing career, when he fights an opponent from New Zealand for the vacant South Pacific cruiserweight championship in October 2015.
 



Samoana grad commissioned as 2nd LT

Samoana High School class of 2013 grad Anthony Vaiuta Steffany received an Army Commission as Second Lieutenant and an AA degree in Criminal Justice from Wentworth Military Lexington, Missouri on May 16.
 
Second Lieutenant Steffany was born in Fagasa, American Samoa and is the son of Carl William Steffany of Fagasa, American Samoa and Vaesavali Vaiuta Steffany of Pu'apu'a, Savai'i.
 



Sauni le ‘au Volipolo Amerika Samoa mo PNG

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Ua maitauina le atoatoa o tapenaga a ‘au Volipolo a Amerika Samoa, ao sauni atu ai i Ta’aloga a le Pasefika i Papua Niu Kini i le masina o Iulai 2015.
 
O ‘au Volipolo a le atunu’u e aofia ai le vaega o ali’i ma tama’ita’i i ta’aloga e faia i totonu o le fale (indoor), fa’atasi ai ma le ‘au a ali’i i Volipolo i luga o le oneone (Beach Volleyball).
 



Aumua welcomes AS students to Washington DC

Source: Press Release, Cong. Aumua Amata’s office

On Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed students from American Samoa, who were in Washington, DC as part of the Close Up program.

 

“What a pleasure it is to have these future leaders of American Samoa here in Washington,” said Amata. “It always gives me such hope and optimism regarding our community’s future when I see our young people getting involved and learning about our system of government. As the Delegate who represents American Samoa, I am honored to have these young leaders here representing our island,” she added.



Oregon State coach on island looking at local football talent

“Polynesian kids bring special family bond to their teams”
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Oregon State University Beavers football team defensive line coach Chad Kauha’aha’a, was recently on island looking at local talent to possibly don the Orange and White — Oregon’s colors — on the gridiron.
 
“With the ties Oregon State has to American Samoa it was only natural that we continue to find kids from the island,” said Kauha’aha’a.
 



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