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 Disaster Loan Outreach Center starting next Monday, May 21. [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]
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-Fruean]

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Fort Benning GA — Toa O Samoa Army soldiers of Fort Benning, Georgia and their families after a fantastic performance for the United States Military ASIAN AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDERS (AAPI) event held at Camp Rogers in Fort Benning, GA. A mass gathering of the Division Command team and Senior enlisted showed their support for their diverse soldiers by attending the event and enjoying the...

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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa residents looking for options as far as college now have another choice available to them — locally. Wayland Baptist University, a non-profit college and the oldest institution of higher education in continuous existence on the High Plains of Texas,...
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  • May 17, 2018
    Dear Editor,Knowledge and understanding is power. It reverses the power of fear and silence to action. It sends offenders scuttling like cockroaches, preventing and stopping the behavior.Meeting with...
  • May 7, 2018
    Dear Editor:Two in three. That’s how many Samoan women experience domestic violence.The recent stories in Samoa news detail the impact of domestic & sexual violence. We have read the...
  • May 2, 2018
    Dear Editor,A recent story in Samoa News regarding the new ASG excise tax scenario of 35 cents per 12 ounces of beer stated that, as a result of the change in the way that excise tax will now be...

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