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DOH crew distributing filariasis pills on Aunu'u
The Department of Health (DOH) continues to move forward with the second round of mass distribution of filariasis pills, to protect the territory and its residents against lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis). Last week, a DOH crew led by Dr. Tamara Buhagiar, medical entomologist from the Pacific...
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi and Vice Premier Hu Chunua at ava ceremony
On his first official visit to Samoa, Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua and his high level delegation were welcomed to the country with an ava ceremony and a formal dinner at the Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey's Hotel and Bungalows. Read more on the Samoa Observer website. Pictured during the ceremony are...
Team #3, standing proudly in front of their Beauty and the Beast door. At far right is a staff member dressed as Belle, the main character in the Disney blockbuster.
Promoting literacy, the English Department at Pava’ia’i Elementary School held a “Spirit Week” themed: "Power in Literacy."  On Day 1, there was a door and costume competition, using animated films as inspiration. Levels 3-5 were given Beauty and the Beast. Pictured are the teachers representing...
Samoana championship team
IT’S OFFICIAL! The Samoana High School girls volleyball team are the ASHSAA champions for 2019-2020. The Lady Sharks defeated a strong Leone Lions team (25-19, 25-21).  Congratulations to all the teams. [photo: Iven Holi]
 Some of the staff members of the Pavaiai Special Education Division
It’s Literacy Week at Pava’ia’i Elementary School and in honor of the celebration, a door competition was held, featuring popular animated films like Moana and Beauty and the Beast. Pictured are some of the staff members of the Pavaiai Special Education Division. [photo: courtesy]
Photoof Catalyst
Honolulu, HAWAII — The Samoa News featured “Fear the Walking Bluesky” ads this week with iphone 11 Pro Zombie giveaway promotions. Whether you are Bluesky, or ASTCA connected, you will fear a heck of a lot less with a Catalyst Case on your iphone or Samsung.   At only $39.99 for iphones, $31.99 for...
ASTCA employees wearing pink for 'Pinktober'
The women of ASTCA’s Finance Division, wearing pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (Pinktober), while closing off their Customer Service Week. [photo: courtesy]
A little girl performing her White Sunday siva
This precious little one can hardly contain her excitement as she performs at the Vailoa CCCAS White Sunday celebration, Oct. 13, 2019.  [photo: Salima Eucharist Elisara Reupena]
Manumalo Academy  first graders
Middle schoolers at Manumalo Academy got an early White Sunday treat Thursday morning when the first graders (pictured) took center stage and performed beautiful songs that wowed everyone. Sunday, Oct. 13th is White Sunday, which is celebrated every year on the second Sunday in October. Tonga and...
Evening Star Divas at last week's First Friday
Th e Evening Star Divas from Fagaalu put on quite a show last week, during ‘First Friday’ at the Fagatogo Marketplace. [photo: courtesy]