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First place in the "Individual Exhibit" category for the elementary division competition of the 2019 Island Wide History Day is Lana Snow of Manumalo Academy.
First place in the "Individual Exhibit" category for the elementary division competition of the 2019 Island Wide History Day is Lana Snow of Manumalo Academy. Lana's project was on Frida Kahlo, considered one of Mexico's greatest artists who began painting mostly self-portraits after she was...
Sinapioa in the 2017 race where it was rowed by the Fagaitua H.S. crew
FAUTASI FIVA — NEW RACE TIME: Fagaalu’s fautasi crew is competing, using the DOC's “Sinapioa” with the race beginning Saturday at 11 a.m, with ten boats, as Nuuuli is only racing their ‘low rider’ this year. There is no preliminary race — so they will all race, at one time from 5 miles out with the...
Fagaalu's Fetu ole Afiafi crew in the water with the boat
The list of this year's fautasi competitors went down by one Tuesday, after Fagaalu's Fetu ole Afiafi broke during practice.  Fortunately, nobody was hurt. Samoa News understands that the auva'a for the Matasaua helped the Fetu crew members secure the boat. Other fautasi crews who were nearby also...
Samoana High School's Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) crew, along with the Sharks' National Honor Society and members of the student body
Samoana High School's Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) crew, along with the Sharks' National Honor Society and members of the student body carried out a special 'wave' last Friday for the "Peter Project." The HOSA chapter also hosted a "Water Lantern" and flower release in Fagatogo....
On Monday the Rotary Club of Pago Pago presented a specialized wheel chair to DOE’s Special Education and Fagaitua’s ECE student Gloria Kuresa.
On Monday the Rotary Club of Pago Pago presented a specialized wheel chair to DOE’s Special Education and Fagaitua’s ECE student Gloria Kuresa.  Gloria is 3 years old and will now be able to use this wheel chair for all of her daily activities and enjoy a better quality of life.  The Wheel Chair...
The Lady Warriors last Thursday, prior to a game against the Manumalo Flames
The Lady Warriors last Thursday, prior to a game against the Manumalo Flames. The American Samoa High School Athletics Association (ASHSAA) girls' basketball season is in full swing. The Warrior Nation won both their JV and varsity match-ups against Manumalo.  [photo: B. Chen]
Fishers from the local fleet in American Samoa practice creating a human chain
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — As part of a larger preparedness initiative, the Coast Guard and partners conducted a three-day workshop in American Samoa focused on the long line tuna fishing fleet the first week in April. This event was a collaborative effort between federal and local authorities...
Can plant employees bid farewell to longtime employee Tapaau Fleming (seated)
Employees of can-manufacturing plant Talofa Systems American Samoa Inc., led by Plant Manager Mr. Choelyour Lim (standing third from right) hosted a luncheon to bid farewell to longtime employee Tapaau Fleming (seated) on Friday, Mar. 29.  Fleming has worked for the Satala based can plant for more...
AS-EPA Water Division manager Christianera Tuitele alongside Piggeries chief Antonina Te’o (not pictured), Solid Waste chief Fa’amamata M. Meredith, Laukau Otuafi of AS-EPA lab, and Kacey Iloilo of Solid Waste
The American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency (AS-EPA) conducted its yearly inspection at Aunu’u last Friday (03/29/2019). The agency is tasked with ensuring a safe and healthy Samoa. The assessment was led by the AS-EPA Water Division manager Christianera Tuitele alongside Piggeries chief...
Tafuna High School pese practice
Tafuna High School last performed during Flag Day in 2007. Now, they've been called upon to perform the pese for this year’s Flag Day celebrations. It has been twelve years. Accordingly, the alumni, parents, staff, and faculty have been requested to support the students as they represent the...

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