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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a May 1st letter, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga requested two senior senators of the US Senate Committee on Finance for “help in addressing long standing Medicaid issues that continue to place financial hardships on our local government and significantly reduce access to...
LBJ Medical Center head of pharmacy, Dr. Evelyn Ahhing-Faaiuaso and chief of internal medical, Dr. Seakerise Tuato’o
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Chemical castration treatment for sex offenders,  “is not [a] 100%” sure thing for cure, says LBJ Medical Center’s chief of internal medical, Dr. Seakerise Tuato’o, while Sen. Tauaa S. Vaouli points out that something needs to be done to address the rising number of sex...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is conducting an assessment regarding an incident that happened at the Pago Pago International Airport last Thursday, whereby a Hawaiian Airline passenger who was waiting to board the flight was rushed to the LBJ Hospital after...
Pago Pago Rep. Vesiai Poyer Samuelu.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Issues regarding the off-island medical referral program, and the process of recruiting nurses for the LBJ Medical Center were raised by some lawmakers during the House Session last week. RECRUITING NURSES Rep. Vesiai Poyer Samuelu said a lot of complaints have been...
 Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has shared with a Congressional committee, American Samoa’s “highest priorities for assistance from the federal government, which will address our many social, economic, and infrastructure challenges,” through a prepared 7-page statement...
Moira Maiava protesting for better healthcare for American Samoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Since she started her 'silent protest' in front of the Gov. H. Rex Lee Auditorium in Utulei (where the House of Representatives is holding its sessions) and the McDonald's in Tafuna last week, Moira Maiava has garnered hundreds of supporters who — according to their...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — There were four Christmas babies for 2018 - three of them girls and one boy, according to the LBJ Medical Center, responding to Samoa News inquiries. Based on information provided by the hospital’s director of nursing and nursing staff, LBJ’s acting director of Human...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A high school sophomore was brutally attacked as she slept in her home during the early hours of Sunday morning. Samoa News understands that her suspected attacker, a 16-year-old male, has been taken into custody at the Juvenile Detention Center. The victim's mother is...
2Samoas hospital visit
O le va'aiga i le asiasiga na malaga ai le aufaigaluega ma le Komiti Fa'afoe o le Soifua Maloloina a Amerika Samoa ina ia asia Falema'i Fa'aitumalo i Salafai. E tolu Falema'i na asia e le aumalaga fa'atasi ma le au usufono fo'i a Samoa i le vaiaso na te'a. [ata: Leua Aiono Frost]
Pictured (l-r): Hyun Chui Yoon (secretary); Hyon Chong Park (current president); LBJ CEO Faumuina John Faumuina; Seong Lim Heo (incoming president); and Taek Yong Kweon (accountant/treasurer).
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Last Friday morning, officials from the local Korean Community presented a $2,000 donation to the LBJ Medical Center. Accepting the gift on behalf of the territory's only hospital was chief executive officer Faumuina John Faumuina (center). Current president for the...

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