Masefau Elementary School, levels 5 to 8, stopped by to visit the Am Samoa Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Building. They learned the importance of the environment and had the chance to see why the AS-EPA building is called a Green Building. They were all very excited to see the operations of AS-EPA and how it contributes to keeping American Samoa beautiful. Thank you Masefau Angels! [Courtesy photo]
Students at Manumalo Academy were ready to meet US Vice President Mike Pence, who visited the territory on Sunday, but because of security issues, they were not able to. But that didn't stop the little ones from smiling and waving US flags yesterday morning during a special school assembly. Hopefully, Pence will log on to see this photo of the kids who were so anxious to meet him. [Photo: Blue Chen-Fruean]
Ms. Eden Brown was crowned Miss SOFIAS 2017- 18 last Friday evening at the Gov. H. Rex Lee Auditorium in Utulei before a SRO crowd. Our congratulations and best wishes go out to Ms. Brown and her reign. Read story and see more photos. [Photo: EM] 
The Lions Club of Pago Pago celebrated Earth Day 2017 by doing what they do best—working together to improve the world in which they live. They were joined by family, friends and new Lion members on Saturday, April 22 for an event which had them working hard to clean up the shoreline at the Pala Lagoon in Lions Park. The year 2017 is a banner year for Lions Club International — it marks 100 years...

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The Lions Club of Pago Pago celebrated Earth Day 2017 by doing what they do best—working together to improve the world in which they live. They were joined by family, friends and new Lion members on Saturday, April 22 for an event which had them working hard to clean up the shoreline at the Pala...
April 26, 2017

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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...

Sports

  • April 26, 2017
    “Football Island” – American Samoa is living up to its reputation of breeding football players for the National Football League (NFL) as well as at the collegiate level – with...
  • April 23, 2017
    Duco promoter David Higgins is fuming that British boxer Hughie Fury has pulled out of his mandatory challenge against New Zealand heavyweight Joseph Parker.The 25-year-old Parker was set to defend...
  • April 20, 2017
    The World Amateur (Olympic-style) International Boxing Association has chosen two American Samoa boxers, who recently won medals in a Pacific Games boxing tournament held in Samoa, to represent...
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