Toa Samoa i Fort Bliss, El Paso Texas performed at their Asian American Pacific Island Heritage Ceremony this month.  The President’s proclamation says, “This month, we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and we recognize the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders that enrich our Nation."  [courtesy photo] 
A close-up look at some of the senior citizens in their Samoan siva performance Friday, May 26, during the closing ceremony of Senior Citizen week in American Samoa.  [photo: Ausage Fausia] 
Members of the Junior Golfer’s Association and the Tina Drabble Junior Golfer’s Foundation after they donated a check of $3,000, golf bags and miscellaneous supplies for the junior golfers to use in their training and games. This donation is in time for a delegation of 5 junior golfers and two coaches to compete in the Galaxy World Junior Golfer’s Program San Diego, California during this summer. Story in sports. [photo: LAF]
An April trip to American Samoa by eight Wahtonka Community School students saw them paint a huge mural at an open air high school cafeteria in the island territory. When they touched down in Samoa and saw the 38-foot-by-13-foot canvas, they were a bit daunted, they told The Dalles Kiwanis Club members last week. They gave a presentation to the Kiwanis since they helped sponsor the trip. “We had...

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Sen. Galeai M. Tu’ufuli (middle) receives a special award from Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga and first lady Cynthia (backs to camera) Friday (May 26) morning at Su’igaula o le Atuvasa at Utulei Beach during the closing ceremony for Senior Citizen Week in American Samoa. Galeai was honored as the...
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    In the story, “Court upholds three felony sex charges against Okense Alo” — published on Thursday, May 18, 2017, Samoa News failed to mention that Okesene Alo came before the court...
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