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 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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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — At last Friday’s cabinet meeting, LBJ Medical Center Faumuina John Faumuina reported that wards at the hospital are full: Pediatric, Medical, and Surgical. And there are also many mothers in the Maternity ward. Faumuina explained that an issue currently faced by the...
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 46-year-old man from Fiji, who was arrested earlier this year on allegations that he sexually assaulted a 16-year old girl, has informed the court that he wants a jury trial. Manoa Niukavu, 46, is a Fijian national who was employed as an X-ray technician at the LBJ...
Sec. Zinke shaking hands with American Samoa firefighters
Pago Papgo, AMERICAN SAMOA — U.S Secretary of Interior, Ryan Zinke promised to “deal with your hospital” — referring to LBJ Medical Center — during his special remarks yesterday at the Suigaula o le Atuvasa Park, where it was also revealed that local leaders had bestowed on him, the chiefly title “...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — LBJ Medical Center chief executive officer Faumuina John Faumuina has called on lawmakers to revisit the current law that requires the only medical center in the territory to provide “free medical attention” to the public. Faumuina made the request last week during the...

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