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]
Vatia’s Fuao took first place in the American Samoa Flag Day 2018 fautasi race, scoring the best time of 27.56 in the two heats that took to the waters yesterday. The Fuao is pictured here in the 2015 race where they took 5th place. More photos and Flag Day stories updated all day long today at samoanews.com. Photos from Monday's fautasi races now in the slideshow. [SN file photo]
EMS employees are seen moving out of DPS Substation in Tafuna yesterday morning. Samoa News was told the EMS was ordered to vacate the small building that they share with the TCF Trustees at the substation on Friday, April 6th. They are currently still looking for a base of operations on the Westside, according to EMS. See story in Wednesday’s edition. [photo by AF]

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 captains were unable to abide by committee rules to move their boats behind the buoys at the starting point. On Saturday, it was a short racecourse — just outside the mouth of the harbor — due to the weather...

Latest News

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 captains were unable to abide by committee rules to move their boats behind the buoys at the starting point....
April 18, 2018

More Headlines

Opinions

  • 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...

Sports

  • 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...
  • April 16, 2018
    Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — “Commitment and discipline” were the two words the Samoa boxing team Manager used to describe his team after winning the Governor’s Cup for the...
  • April 12, 2018
    Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A Tafuna header with less than five minutes remaining in the game helped clinch a thrilling junior varsity game between the Warriors and Leone Lions on Monday, April...
Comment Here