Every semester ASCC students under Business instructor Dr. Faofua Faatoafe (standing, far left) give a presentation on Cultural Diversity. Earlier this month, the Business students pictured here celebrated the cultures of Italy, Africa, India and New Zealand.  [Photo: J. Kneubuhl] 
First Lady Cynthia Malala Moliga getting ready to read to students in the Faleasao Elementary School Literacy Program. The program was initiated by Mrs. Moliga in partnership with UH-Cohort (Cohort XXXI) and Feleti Barstow Library. Faleasao Elementary will receive books for their library. [Courtesy photo]
The Pala Lagoon Swimming Center, via the Rotary Club is the benefactor of another generous donation from the community. The local company; Tuia Enterprises Incorporated, made a donation on behalf of the Late Senator Tuana'itau Fa’atamala, Betty Tuia and the Tuia Family.  Presenting for the Tuia’s was Tapumanaia Galu Satele Jr. [Courtesy photo]
I can’t say I wasn’t warned. “The film does contain some medical procedures,” said Krishnan Guru-Murthy, introducing Unreported World: Obesity in Paradise (Channel 4). Even so, I found it shocking. At the diabetic foot clinic in Samoa, 41-year-old Annie is having flesh scraped away with a scalpel from a seeping open wound on the underside of her swollen foot. She’s not in pain – she can’t feel...

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  • O se va’aiga i le aotelega o totino o le Veterans of Foreign Wars Association i America Samoa, po’o le Asosi o Vetereni o Taua i Amerika Samoa, lea sa faia le latou fa’atasiga i le Maliu Mai Beach Resort i le afiafi o le aso Faraile talu ai. O i la’ua ua lae’i Samoa, sa faia le taualuga o le po, o i la’ua ia ua tutula’i i tofiga fou i le setete o Hawaii: Mrs Vai Fetuesi o le Peresetene o le Women’s Auxillary ma le susuga Lt Lane G. Martin o le State Commander - VFW Hawaii. [ata: Leua Aiono Frost]
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  • The American Samoa Amateur Boxing Association (ASABA) is sharing some good news for the community,...
The Fine Arts Department at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) will present its 2017 theatrical production “In The Heights” on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 2- 3, in the Gov. H. Rex Lee Auditorium. A musical with lyrics and music by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegría Hudes, “In...
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  • The First Presidency of the LDS Church has called Beaver Taituliatu Ho Ching  as new temple president and Judy Ann Miller Ho Ching as matron. They will begin their service later this year.Beaver...
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  • April 20, 2017
    Dear Editor,This year’s Flag Day theme “Tupulaga Mo Taeao” sends a strong message to the youth of Amerika Samoa of how precious they are and why we as leaders need to mold and...
  • April 11, 2017
    Dear Editor,Commissioner of Public Safety Le’i Sonny Thompson is on a mission and reiterates the need to restore the “respect and trust in our police officers”(SN 4/4/17). I am...
  • April 10, 2017
    Dear Honorable Governor,Is it really morally ethical, justified, fair, and honorable to cut the 10 hours from the minimum wage earners?Governor, Please DO NOT CUT the 10 hours from those workers. I...

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