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LHS Interact members meeting with Western Association of Schools and Colleges visiting member and fellow Rotarian Robert Hulbert. Leone, along with Tafuna, Fagaitua and Manu’a are the four public high schools that were visited by WASC “because their full accreditation (6 years) is up, and if they...
American Samoa Tennis Association's very own Theresa Steffany and Bing Magalasin (2 on the left) win their first Social Women’s Doubles match against a team from Fiji. Team American Samoa is competing in the Fiji Open that is being held on Denauru Island this week. Our local team consists of 7...
The Pacific Basin Development Council (PBDC) board of directors recently hired Esther Kia’aina as its new executive director.  Kia’aina served as US Interior Department’s Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas under the Obama Admin and she visited American Samoa during her tenure. She is pictured...
US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) deputy federal coordinating officer Kevin Cavanaugh (left) administering the oath to three new FEMA staffers hired locally. They are (l-r) Shevon Fuavai, Angela Falefatu and Mariah Masoli. FEMA public affairs officer, Victor Inge told Samoa News...
The American Samoa men's U-19 team during a church service on Sunday, May 20, 2018.
The American Samoa men's U-19 team during a church service on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The territory’s 18-man squad departs today for the Cook Islands to compete in the OFC Men’s U-19 Championship’s four-team qualifiers set to be held May 26-June 1, 2018.  FFAS MEDIA/Brian Vitolio]
Amata with Soldiers and their families from the Samoan community at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, one of her stops during her briefings and tours of major forts in four states along the US East Coast. Story and more photos in “Our Troops” section.[courtesy photo]
Leone High School’s Interact Club presented trash bins to Alataua Lua Elementary as part of Interact’s ongoing efforts to help keep the Island litter free. Local Interact Clubs are sponsored by Rotary Club of Pago Pago. [courtesy photo]
The crew from the Maternal Child Health (MCH) program for the local Department of Health assisted  the team from Brigham Young University at Provo, Utah who were in the territory last week — for the first time ever — to offer free screening for rheumatic heart disease. [photo: Blue Chen-Fruean]
Local government employees working at the Disaster Recovery Center, inside the DYWA Pago Pago Youth Center, are pictured with US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials Wednesday at the DRC, which closes tomorrow and transitions next week to the US Small Business Administration’s...
Some of the young men who attend Manumalo Academy High School, during a year-end banquet held last Friday to celebrate their achievements, for the 2017-2018 school year. Graduation festivities for American Samoa begin this week with the 68th ASCC commencement, Friday, May 18. [photo: Blue Chen-...

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