To commemorate "35 Years of Pageantry" of the Sosaiete Of Faafafine In American Samoa (SOFIAS), group members made a $10,000 donation on April 16 to its main charity: Hope House at Fatu O Aiga. The money was raised through a SOFIAS raffle two weeks ago. Congresswoman Aumua Amata, a long time SOFIAS supporters offered briefs remarks. This year's Miss SOFIAS contestants will be competing in the annual SOFIAS pageant tomorrow night at the Gov. H. Rex Lee Auditorium. [photo: courtesy]
One of the fun games during The Lights — a free Flag Day Festivities event, held on Monday night at the Su’igaula Beach Park in Utulei - was the Cash Cube. The event’s major sponsor was Coors Lights, with other contributors: Pepsi, AVE Design, 684 Rock Solid Entertainment, PPTC, ASG and CBT. [photo: TG]
The Lights was a highly successful free Flag Day Festivities event, held on Monday night, at the Su’igaula Beach Park in Utulei. Despite the rain, the territory’s residents and visitors enjoyed an evening of entertainment, including the Cash Cube, fire knife dancing, the Night Hawk — brought to you by Coors Light, with other sponsors — Pepsi, AVE Design, 684 Rock Solid Entertainment, PPTC, ASG and CBT.[photo: TG]

Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Situating Pacific Barkcloth in Time and Place is an ongoing, three-year interdisciplinary project currently underway at Scotland’s University of Glasgow. The project aims to find out more about the materials, history, uses and contemporary practice of making barkcloth, in order to inform both museum professionals as well as contemporary makers. The workshop...

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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Situating Pacific Barkcloth in Time and Place is an ongoing, three-year interdisciplinary project currently underway at Scotland’s University of Glasgow. The project aims to find out more about the materials, history, uses and contemporary practice of making barkcloth,...
April 20, 2018

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  • April 14, 2018
    Once again, an effort is under way to mandate U.S. citizenship for the people of American Samoa, however, most of the people want a choice, not a mandate. There are sound cultural and traditional...
  • April 10, 2018
    Dear Editor, It's finally out that even women in the American Samoa Department of Public Safety police force are vulnerable and unprotected against sexual predators wearing badges.A female...
  • April 4, 2018
    Dear Editor, A 16-year-old mentally challenged child with the cognizance of a 7-year-old was raped. The child is pregnant. Blame at this point is neither here nor there. A rapist is on the loose...

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  • April 20, 2018
    Apia, SAMOA — Full teams who qualified during the East Pacific Qualifying Tournament for the POJC, held last week in Apia, Samoa. They were sent by the American Samoa Tennis Association to...
  • April 19, 2018
    Honolulu, HAWAII — After more than 30 years shooting rugby, there is some memorable imagery that gets etched in the brain.Cool Stuff still tears up reviewing my Baby Jonah Lomu photos at his...
  • April 18, 2018
    Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The 2018 Flag Day Fautasi Race scheduled for last Saturday was moved up to this past Monday not only because of harsh weather conditions, but because most of the...
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