American Samoa Tennis Association's very own Theresa Steffany and Bing Magalasin (2 on the left) win their first Social Women’s Doubles match against a team from Fiji. Team American Samoa is competing in the Fiji Open that is being held on Denauru Island this week. Our local team consists of 7 players playing in different divisions, they are Larry Magalasin, Jummah Vigas, Elena Sise, Theresa Steffany, Bing Magalasin, and Florence Wasko. [photo: Florence Wasko]
The Pacific Basin Development Council (PBDC) board of directors recently hired Esther Kia’aina as its new executive director.  Kia’aina served as US Interior Department’s Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas under the Obama Admin and she visited American Samoa during her tenure. She is pictured here during the 2016 Flag Day celebration. PBDC is a regional non-profit organization located at the East West Center at UH- Manoa. It advances economic and social development issues for the US. Pacific.  [SN file photo]
US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) deputy federal coordinating officer Kevin Cavanaugh (left) administering the oath to three new FEMA staffers hired locally. They are (l-r) Shevon Fuavai, Angela Falefatu and Mariah Masoli. FEMA public affairs officer, Victor Inge told Samoa News yesterday the three staffers were hired in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Gita and will work in Logistics through the end of FEMA operations in American Samoa. [photo: FEMA]

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Three females and one male took home top honors yesterday morning when Manumalo Academy hosted its 8th grade graduation ceremony in the school chapel. Paramount Builders is proud to sponsor this year’s 2018 graduation coverage. Kirsten DeLara, with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.98 took home 1st Honor for the Class of 2018. Her portfolio of accomplishments includes winning second...

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Three females and one male took home top honors yesterday morning when Manumalo Academy hosted its 8th grade graduation ceremony in the school chapel. Paramount Builders is proud to sponsor this year’s 2018 graduation coverage. Kirsten DeLara, with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.98...
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  • (l-r) Victims Advocate Ipu Avegalio Lefiti; Director of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Glory Gervacio Saure, and Emily Mauga. The women recently met in the federal building in Honolulu where services offered by the EEOC were discussed in depth.  [courtesy photo]
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