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Lagafuaina/Lavata’i families of Nuuuli with Elijah “Johnny Suite”
The Lagafuaina/Lavata’i families of Nuuuli, posing with their nephew Elijah “Johnny Suite” who is one of the members of Fiji’s entourage that traveled to the territory to perform for Bluesky’s Summer Bash to celebrate the company’s 20th anniversary last Saturday. [photo: courtesy]
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Apia, SAMOA — Samoa Green Products are on a mission to lead the scene and go green. They’ve become the first company in the South Pacific to produce plates and utensils from palm leaves and other natural resources found in almost every backyard in Samoa. Renee Iosefa met the duo behind the...
Frederick Mauigoa with family members after signing with Washington State
Pullman, WASHINGTON — Washington State center Fred Mauigoa has been named to Rimington Trophy watch list, the Rimington Trophy Committee announced Friday. This is the second straight year Mauigoa has earned a spot on the 80-man preseason list. The Rimington Trophy honors the best center in Division...
People file through the replica 1970s lounge at the exhibition
Porirua, NEW ZEALAND — More than 40 years after the infamous dawn raids on Pacific islanders, those who were there are being asked to tell their story for a new generation hungry to know about the raids. That was one of the messages conveyed to about 100 people who braved a frigid Thursday evening...
Some members of Faga’itua High School Class of 1988 pose for a photo at the Seattle reunion
Seattle, WASHINGTON — Faga’itua High School Class of 1988 celebrated its 31st class reunion and July 4th party in Seattle, Washington.  Classmates from American Samoa, Hawaii, California, Alaska, Minnesota, Las Vegas and Texas traveled far to attend the reunion that is held every two years. The...
Kovana Sili Lolo Matalasi Moliga ma le faletua Cynthia Malala Moliga
O le itu na sasao ai lana afioga le Kovana Sili Lolo Matalasi Moliga ma le faletua Cynthia Malala Moliga, fa'apea ma nisi o le vasega o Fa'afeagaiga sa auai i le sauniga fa'afetai i le aso Faraile ua te’a, aua ua taliu mai ma le manuia le siiga ma'i a Kovana Lolo Matalasi Moliga. [ata: Leua Aiono...
Samoan weightlifter Feagaiga Stowers carrying Samoa flag
Apia, SAMOA — The Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games officially opened on Sunday evening with a three-hour celebration of Samoan culture showcasing dance, legends and sport.  The Opening Ceremony at Apia Park Stadium in Samoa's capital city was broadcast internationally, and was the first Pacific Games...
American Samoa cheered during opening ceremony
Apia, SAMOA — The only medals Team American Samoa is after are gold and nothing but gold. Team American Samoa will be competing in 15 sports and they would like a gold medal in each of these Team American Samoa Chef de mission Falefata Moli Taai Lemau said. “ We are competing in 15 sports and our...
Princess Auva’a at WORLD PRIDE 2019
New York, NEW YORK — “We marched on 5th Ave in New York City, New York, as it was the WORLD STAGE in Celebration of WORLD PRIDE 2019. World Pride was not only to celebrate the diversity of pride, but also to commemorate the 50 years of the Stonewall riot,” said Princess Auva’a (pictured, center). “...
Nancy Morgan, RN, surrounded by students of the ASCC Nursing Program
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — On Wednesday, June 26th, over 80 local residents received a crash course in wound care, thanks to Nancy Morgan, a registered nurse who specializes in wound care and ostomy management, and also the co-founder of the Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI).  Last week’s...

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