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Flag Day 2019

Tafuna High Shool entertaining at Flag Day 2019
Tafuna High Shool with a jaw dropping performance yesterday, for the 2019 Flag Day celebration. The Warriors had the biggest dance group, numbering an estimated 1,000 performers - all students. More photos in Flag Dayt 2019 slideshow. [photo: LF]
Nuuuli Vo Tech High School at the 2019 Flag Day ceremony
The Home of the Wildcats, Nuuuli Vo Tech High School, acknowledging the crowd yesterday morning during the 2019 Flag Day parade. More photos in 2019 Flag Day slideshow. [photo: LF]
Cannery workers in the 2019 Flag Day parade
Officials and employees of Star Kist Samoa Inc. took part in the parade for this year's Flag Day celebrations, at Veterans Memorial Stadium. More Flag Day 2019 photos in slideshow. [photo: LF] 
Leone Boys entertain at Flag Day
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — I taualumaga uma e sisi a'e ai le Agiagia o le Malo Fa'ateritori o Amerika Samoa i lenei tausaga 2019, na poto ai le mamalu o ana malo fa'aaloalogia mai le Malo Tele o Amerika, se'ia pa'ia mai Malo Fa'a-Atumotu o le Pasefika. Mai le Malo o Tokelau, le afioga le Ulu o...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata during last year's Flag Day.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement in commemoration of Flag Day 2019:  “All of us in American Samoa know what a special day April 17th is for our people. This has been a wonderful week already. Flag Day is always such a perfect time of joy and unity, and I...
Samoana High School students practice for Flag Day 2019 performance
One of the three local high schools selected to provide entertainment for this year's Flag Day celebration —  Samoana High School. The Sharks promise a jaw dropping performance. This photo was taken Tuesday morning, when the school held its final practice session. [photo: Blue Chen]
2019 fireworks show
The people — especially the children — of American Samoa were treated to a 15-minute fireworks show this past Saturday, thanks to the "We Are One" project, co-sponsored by PPTC, McConnell Dowell, ASG, and the Filipino, Chinese, and Korean Communities as part of the 2019 pre-Flag Day festivities. [...
Lt. Gov. Lemanu Palepoi Sialega Mauga, who is also the acting governor
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The official Flag Day program for Flag Day 2019 is expected to be released Tuesday, and the Governor’s Office has received confirmation for off-island VIPs, which includes Samoa’s Head of State Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II and Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele...
Teens representing the Chinese Association of American Samoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Teens representing the Chinese Association of American Samoa were at the Veterans Memorial Stadium this past Wednesday, practicing one of the dances they performed during the 2019 Flag Day festivities, that kicked off at the Suigaula ole Atuvasa Beach Park in Utulei...
Tama'ita'i o Tisa Fa'amuli o le tausoga o le afioga Lealaifuaneva Peter Reid ll ma le tama'ita'i o Olivia Reid
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The first ever Fautasi Heritage Symposium, co-hosted by the American Samoa Historic Preservation Office and the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa, is a success, according to some who have attended the 3-day event. It traces the heritage of the fautasi in the...