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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two females were arrested by police last week and charged with disturbing the public peace in their neighborhood. Leinara Fruean, a 23-year-old from Mapusaga and Taeaolelei Talatau, a 25-year-old from Pava’ia’i made their initial appearances in District Court last week,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Small Business Administration has issued more than $9 million in small interest loans to those in American Samoa impacted by Tropical Storm Gita earlier this year. And SBA reminds local residents that its Disaster Loan Outreach Center officially closes at the end...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued four violations, three of which are considered “serious” — and fines totaling more than $19,000 — following the death of a man who fell overboard a fishing vessel that was docked at the cannery side...
 some of the 187 graduates of Samoana High School class of 2018
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — E to’a 187 fanau sa fa’au’u mai le Aoga Maualuga a Samoana i lenei tausaga, i se sauniga na fa’ataunu’uina i le taeao o le aso Lulu i le fale ta’alo o le Laumua o le Malie i Utulei. O le ali’i pule aoga, Tupa’i Roderick Atafua, na gafa ma le lauga fa'afeiloa'i i le...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 25-year-old bus driver convicted of raping a young girl inside his shack has been jailed for 7 years. He apologized to the court for his action, and begged for a second chance to go back home and care for his mother, who is staying at home alone. The sentence for...
Chief Justice Michael Kruse
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — “The only option the government has to ensure inmates will no longer have access to illegal drugs, is to order DPS to make sure that the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) and the Juveniles Detention Center (JDC) are drug free.” This was the message from Chief...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A federal judge has revoked probation for an American Samoan man who was sentenced early last year for interfering with a Hawaiian Airlines crew during a flight about two years ago from Pago Pago to Honolulu. Aumoeualogo Agaaoa Togia was sentenced Jan. 5, 2017 to three...
Congresswoman Amata speaking with President Trump, June 19, 2018
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata released a statement updating immigration policy efforts, and welcoming President Trump’s announcement: “I welcome President Trump’s decision to sign an executive order ending family separations when adults are held longer in asylum cases. He is doing...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — It is premature to comment at this point on potential policies until data is collected first and information from various ASG agencies regarding employees who have worked 30 years or more in government is analyzed, says the governor’s executive assistant Iulogologo...
Fagaitua High School class of 2018 [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  O le sauniga o le Fa'au'uga o le Vasega Fa'aiuaso 2018 a le Laumua o le Toa o le Vasa, na taua'aoina aloa'ia ai tipiloma mo i latou e to'a 106. O le sini a le ‘au fa’au’u, "The Hero Within!" po'o le "Agaga o le Toa!" Na auai le Kovana Sili Lolo Moliga fa'apea le Lutena...

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