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JANE VASA  One of the three defendants in the alleged fraud case at the Department of Human & Human Social Services (DHSS) is out on a $10,000 surety bond. Jane Vasa was not in custody when she appeared in District Court for her preliminary hearing (PX) last Friday morning. She was accompanied...
(Left to right) The newly elected Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors: John Wasko, Ella Gurr, Paul Michael Young, Kalena Strachan, Tom Drabble, Lee Stewart, and Genevieve Gregg. The annual election took place this week, Wednesday late afternoon, at Sadie’s by the Sea during a CoC general meeting...
This screen shot of the ASG Department of Legal Affairs website, shows the webpage, that provides an online link with information for visitors to American Samoa. For example, one of the web-links provides the application and payment process for foreigners from 38 countries that qualify under the...
Smiling passengers before boarding Hawaiian Airlines’ Inaugural Airbus A330-200 service from Daniel K. Inouye International, Honolulu, Hawai’i yesterday afternoon, arriving last night. They each received an ula as part of the celebration for the new service. Incoming CEO Peter Ingram was also...
The local Department of Homeland Security (ASDHS) has sent a team to Hawai’i to obtain specific details that would help American Samoa come into full compliance with all provisions of the federal REAL ID Act, when it comes to locally issued driver’s licenses and identification cards. As announced...
The Lands and Titles Division of the High Court has granted an injunction preventing the Development Bank of American Samoa from foreclosing and seizing a parcel of land in Ili’ili, belonging to Michael Fuiava that was used as “security interest” in a DBAS loan for Tausani Airlines, which has since...
TITIFALAULA SIAUMAU  Chief Justice Michael Kruse has continued to 9:00 this morning, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 the sentencing for the former Custom employee who was scheduled to be sentenced last Friday, so that the government will have time to bring to court all the evidence that police seized from...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga is scheduled to meet tomorrow — Tuesday — with StarKist Co., president and chief executive officer, Andrew Choe, who was to arrive last night from Honolulu and will be on island until Friday. “At this juncture, no specific agenda items have been identified for the meeting...
Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee chairman Sen. Magalei Logovi’i has scheduled another hearing tomorrow so that senators can gain solid information on the cash dividend the American Samoa Government received from the American Samoa Hawaii Cable LLC (ASH-Cable), major shareholder and...
The High Court is running out of patience with the government, specifically the Immigration Office, for providing “conflicting reports and information” to the court pertaining to the case of an over-stayer, who is serving a straight sentence at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF). As a...

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