Six interns from the Summer Youth Employment Program are getting hands-on experience working with the first responders at the Fagatogo Fire Station. Yesterday morning, the trainees got the chance to spray the high pressure hose used to extinguish fires. [photo: Blue Chen-Fruean]
Some of the girls learning how to play the ukulele at the Jean P. Haydon Museum during the Summer Cultural Maintenance Program being hosted by the American Samoa Council on Arts and Humanities. [photo: Mark Espiritu]
The majority of participants in the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) were all smiles yesterday when they were issued their very first paychecks. The trio pictured at far right are our very own Samoa News interns.  [photo: Sabrina Sinapati]
Preparations are underway to mark the 30th anniversary of Hope House, which accepted its first elderly resident three decades ago and is the only facility of its kind in American Samoa providing 24-7 care for elderly patients, the terminally ill, and children with severe disabilities. Hope House has again reached out to the business community, which has for many years offered monetary...

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Preparations are underway to mark the 30th anniversary of Hope House, which accepted its first elderly resident three decades ago and is the only facility of its kind in American Samoa providing 24-7 care for elderly patients, the terminally ill, and children with severe disabilities. Hope House...
July 28, 2017

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