For the first time in nearly a decade, the Manumalo Flames fielded a team for the 2017-2018 ASHSAA girls softball league. The private school in Malaeimi, led by head coach and MHS principal Tiana Trepanier, assisted by Angel Ifopo, finished in 5th place, after losing to Leone HIgh School (10-15) during the quarterfinals Leone advanced to the semifinals but lost to Nuuuli Vo-Tech. They are now going to the big dance, squaring off against local powerhouse, the Faasao Marist Lady Cougars. [photo: courtesy]
This past Wednesday evening, Faasao Marist High School in Lepuapua inducted its newest class of National Honor Society members. Pictured are four of the girls who made the cut this year. Congrats! [photo: Blue Chen-Fruean]
Some of the many employees from the Department of Health who were 'waving' yesterday morning in front of the McDonald’s American Samoa restaurant in Tafuna, during a 'wave' to promote environmental health services — highlighting its efforts to fight the spread of dengue in the territory, especially now, following last month’s Tropical Storm Gita. [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]

NEW ZEALAND — The Pasifika Festival may be later than usual this year, but organisers have big plans for the new time slot, in the hopes of attracting even bigger crowds. Next weekend's event will mark the 26th year since it started at Western Springs in 1992. Like always, Pacific culture will be highlighted significantly in all aspects - through traditional dance, food, arts and crafts - as well...

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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two former workers of the closed Samoa Tuna Processors Inc. cannery are now working for United Fishing Agency Ltd. which last year looked at American Samoa’s labor force, especially cannery workers, to recruit for its Honolulu-based operation. STP, owned by US based Tri...
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