The youngest members of the TaeBo Defense "Friends of the Sanctuary" who were in charge of the Fishing Expedition for the Get Into Your Sanctuary program that visited Aunu'u last Saturday. [photo: courtesy]
On Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, Major James T. Fe’a-Fiame was promoted to the rank of LT Colonel  of the 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team — Hawaii Army National Guard. His son, James, is seen helping pin his father’s new rank as part of the ceremony. Fe'a-Fiame is the son of T. Tusapa and Telesia  Fiame of Iliili & Manua. He is married to Ursula Steffany, daughter of Sepp & Terri Steffany, and the couple has 3 children: James, Gabriella, & Mykhaila. [photo: courtesy]
Some of the participants at Congresswoman Aumua Amata’s veteran’s town hall meeting this past week — one of several town halls she is holding while the U.S. Congress is in recess this month. Read more in press release below. [courtesy photo]
It’s a Lamzac, but Cool Stuff refers to it affectionately as a land hammock. Ordered by my youngest Coolio daughter to get her a proper hammock for her frequent stays in Aunu'u, and Savaii... “sorry Winnie girl, had to get you a Lamzac instead.” I remember hanging out in Jack Thompson's "Throwin' Samoan" Eastern District village one sunset, being well behaved with Aua friends, when an aitu began...

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