The Fijian community in American Samoa turned out big time this past Saturday to celebrate Fiji Day, which is celebrated October 10th each year and  is a double anniversary for the nation. On that date in 1874, King Seru Epenisa Cakobau ceded Fiji to the United Kingdom. On the same date in 1970, Fiji regained its independence. Pictured are just some of the people who gathered for the event this past Saturday. [courtesy photo] 
In this scene from the film “Ever The Land,” indigenous Maori in Aotearoa New Zealand express their cultural heritage. “Ever The Land” is one of two features included in this year’s Deep Waters Film Festival, which takes place in the ASCC Lecture Hall tomorrow from noon to 2 p.m. Admission is free and the public is invited. [courtesy photo]
Committee Boat Apaula and sailors heading in to Sadie’s by the Sea after a round of races. Ten Apia sailors and nine local sailors competed this past weekend in the 2017 Pago Pago Harbor Optimist Sailing Regatta. [courtesy photo]
Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC), a nationally-funded organization based in Honolulu, strives to promote filmmaking as a storytelling medium among the indigenous populations of Hawaii and the US Pacific Territories. For the past several decades, PIC has presented a yearly showcase at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) that features recent films produced under its aegis. This...

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Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC), a nationally-funded organization based in Honolulu, strives to promote filmmaking as a storytelling medium among the indigenous populations of Hawaii and the US Pacific Territories. For the past several decades, PIC has presented a yearly showcase at the...
October 18, 2017

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