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StarKist Samoa management including Taotasi Archie Soliai (far right back row) and some of the cannery’s employees, wearing pink last Friday, for Breast Cancer Awareness Month of October
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — StarKist Samoa management including Taotasi Archie Soliai (far right back row) and some of the cannery’s employees, wearing pink last Friday, for Breast Cancer Awareness Month of October. Responding to Samoa News inquiries Taotasi explained over the weekend that StarKist...
Members of the American Samoa Republican Party pose for a photo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — On Saturday Night at DDW in Utulei, The Republican Party of American Samoa celebrated the life and legacy of the first ever appointed Samoan Governor, Peter Tali Coleman. Coleman was appointed by President Dwight Eisenhower in 1956. Chairing the event was Dr. Alo Paul...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Tafa Satele is a single dad. He is a farmer and a chef. He is very adamant about exercising and living healthy. So when his 13-year-old son came home last week and told him that he had taken the lymphatic filariasis pills during a Mass Drug Administration (MDA) at his...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man who was arrested over the weekend for driving under the influence of alcohol is now charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, to wit; methamphetamine, a class D felony. Wesley Tugaga made his initial appearance in District Court this past Monday;...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Tri Marine International is calling for the inclusion of American Samoa’s tuna industry in any analysis the federal government conducts pertaining to the full impact of the purse seiner fishery in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO). Tri Marine’s call was made...
StarKist canning plant in American Samoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — StarKist Samoa will be producing at the Satala plant next month, more than 100 tons of “certified kosher tuna” products for the Board of Jewish Education of Greater New York, dba The Jewish Education Project, which “is sending kosher supervisors to the South Pacific in...
Dream Builders Agriculture Products owner, Su’a Alexander Eli Jennings (far right) pictured with a family who last week delivered a truck load of breadfruit
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — With off island investors expressing interest in locally produced flour from breadfruit and other local crops — such as green bananas — Dream Builders Agriculture Products has expanded its operations, to include technical training for staff as well as buying breadfruit...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man from Faleniu who used his DJ system (speaker & mic) to shout profanities at his aunt and her husband was arrested this week. Around 9:00 a.m on Oct. 23, 2018, the Tafuna Substation received a call from a woman in Faleniu, asking for assistance in resolving a...
The map pictured here shows us to date the percentage of people from each village that have taken their MDA medicines
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The map pictured here shows us to date the percentage of people from each village that have taken their MDA medicines. In order to ensure the success of this program for American Samoa, 80% of the population needs to come and take their medicines. We are currently at 46....
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Friday, Oct. 19th some of American Samoa’s early morning commuters came upon the 3rd annual American Samoa Archives Month street wave in Tafuna. It was held by the Dept. of Adm. Services Office of Archives and Records. The 7- 8 a.m activity had about 50 staffers in...

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