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Fesoota’i le Pasefika i ana galuega taulima ma talitonuga

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HAGATNA, Guam - O le fefa’aaliaiga o galuega taulima a atunu’u eseese o le Pasefika i le vaiaso muamua o le Fa’aaliga lona 12 o Tu ma Aganu’u a le Pasefika i Guam i le vaiaso lenei, ua manino mai ai le tele o se sootaga.

 

O le aso lona tolu talu ona tatala le Fa’aaliga o galuega taulima a ni isi o atumotu o le Pasefika, na maua ai le avanoa o le Samoa News e fesiligia ai ni isi o atunuu o lo o latou faia ituaiga gaioiga ia fo’i e tai foliga tutusa ma Samoa.

 



Tattooing — The generations-old tradition at Pacific Arts Fest

When it comes to tattoos, the Pacific has some of the richest history and traditions. Jodi Brooking with the New Zealand delegation at the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts told KUAM News, "Maori tattoo is an ancient art form that goes generations and generations back."

Maori tattooing consists of patterns and symbols such as the koru - symbols which often represent genealogy and history. "The one that I wear on my face, it's only worn by females - and it basically represents my rank and my family so I'm a younger of the female line, so I've got an older sister," she explained.



Fa’afetaia le ausiva a Fa’asao Malisi

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HAGATNA, Guam - O le upu o le “Ua ta fia Falealili fua” na fa’aaoga e ta’ita’i o le atunu’u o lo o auai i le au malaga a Amerika Samoa, i le fa’aaliga o Tu ma Agaifanua a le Pasefika i Guam i le taimi nei, na fa’amatala ai lagona fiafia ma le fa’agaeetia i le tulaga mataina sa i ai le fa’amoemoe a le fanau i le aso muamua o le latou fa’afiafiaga.

 



Pacific Horizons graduates largest class yet

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Pacific Horizon School saw its biggest graduating class yet –  8 Seniors — bidding farewell to PHS staff and faculty, after receiving their diploma's and turning their tassels to open a new chapter in their lives. The ceremony, which was filled with families and friends was held at the Lupelele Church of Christ American Samoa, in Il'ili.

 

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Foa’i e atunu’u Pasefika meaalofa mo Guam

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HAGATNA, Guam--Na foa’i e atunu’u uma lava e to’a 25 o lo o aofia i le Fa’aaliga o Tu ma Aganu’u a le Pasefika i Guam i le aso Sa na te’a nei (aso Toona’i taimi i Amerika Samoa), meaalofa eseese mo le afioga i le ali’i kovana o le atunu’u, susuga Eddie Calvo ma lona faletua, lea fo’i e aofia ai ma Amerika Samoa.
 



Aumua at Hokule'a arrival in D.C.

Source: Media Release, Aumua Amata's office

Washington D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed the Hokule’a as it made its way to Washington D.C. via the Potomac River this past Thursday.  Many from the local Pacific Island community showed up to join in the festivities and welcome the crew to Washington.
 



Fonotaga American Legion ma sui fitafita tuai

I le fonotaga a le American Legion ma totino o Dept. Veterans Affairs, Small Business Administration, Asian Pacific American Advocates ma sui tofia o le Ofisa o le Faipule Amerika Samoa i le Konekeresi, Aumua Amata ina ia latou toe iloilo toto’a ma faia ni suiga lelei mo fitafita tuai uma o lo’o ua alaala tumau i teritori o Amerika e aofia ai Amerika Samoa ma isi atumotu o le pasefika e aofia ai Samoa Tuto’atasi.
 



Parker defeats Takam for world title shot

If nothing else, #4 IBF Joseph Parker (19-0, 16 KOs) proved that he had the better engine than the 35-year-old Carlos Takam (33-3-1, 25 KOs) in outworking him to win an unimpressive 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night in their IBF heavyweight eliminator bout at the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau City, New Zealand.



Foa’i a le Kamupani “Le Afi” mo Koalisi o le Kanesa

O le aso Lulu na te’a nei na sainia ai se feagaiga a le Kamupani Kesi fou i le atunu’u, fa’ato’a lima masina talu ona tatala faitoto’a e tautua le atunu’u, “Le Afi” ma sui totino o Koalisi Kanesa  e lua ole ASCCC male Gale’ai Cancer Foundation  o lo’o tautuaina le atunu’u, e fa’amautu ai ala o le a fa’atino ai se sailiga seleni e afua mai latou fa’atauga mo le fa’amoemoe e fa’ao’o i nei Koalisi e fa’auia atu ai i tagata ua faagasegasea i le Kanesa o le atunu’u.



A milestone for another Samoan in the Armed Forces

In the spirit of this graduation season, Uilisone Falemanu Tua who reads Samoa News online, shared a milestone set by a fellow Samoan in the Armed Services, giving hope and motivation for our recent High School graduates to reach for the stars.  



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