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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Three employees of O&O Enterprises in Nuuuli have been arrested and charged for their connection in an alleged scam that cost the company over $19,000 Kalala Leilua, Arona Ma'a, and Siueli Blake are facing multiple charges of stealing. All three are being held at the...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata (AS), meets with U.S. Army Soldiers from the 962nd Quartermaster Company (Mortuary Affairs), out of Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Dec. 25, 2018, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Congressional delegates from American Samoa, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas were in Kuwait to visit troops during the holidays
Congresswoman Aumua Amata (AS), meets with U.S. Army Soldiers from the 962nd Quartermaster Company (Mortuary Affairs), out of Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Dec. 25, 2018, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Congressional delegates from American Samoa, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas were in Kuwait to visit troops...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Feleti Niue appeared in District Court last Friday for a pretrial conference, where he pled guilty to third degree assault, a class A misdemeanor. When presiding Judge Fiti Sunia asked Niue to provide details of the incident, Niue said he assaulted his sister by striking...
STOP MARIJUANA GRAPHIC
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A plea agreement was reached in one of the government's two cases against Tavita Mariota, accused of giving marijuana to a minor. He was initially charged with one count of unlawful possession of a controlled substance (marijuana) with the intent to distribute, a felony...
Aumua with DOH director Motusa Tuileama Nua.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a federal health care grant for mothers and children in American Samoa. “Federal funds make specialized programs possible, in this case serving our mothers, infants, and young children,” said Aumua Amata. “The accumulation of federal funding,...
Christmas greeting from Samoa News
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Christmas is a special day for Christians, and especially locally — where church congregations are intricately woven into the fine mat of the Samoan culture. American Samoa joins Christians around the world to celebrate the birth of Christ today, Dec. 25th. But Christmas...
American Samoa Executive Office Building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — With the partial shutdown of the federal government in effective over the Christmas holiday, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has directed relevant ASG agencies to identify the number of employees affected as he implemented a furlough for federal grant funded employees —...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The government's case against Frankie Esekia has been dismissed. District Court Judge Fiti Sunia ordered Esekia's immediate release last Friday, saying that after four months, there is still a lack of discovery and this violates Esekia's right to a fair and speedy trial...
The site where three men were electrocuted at the company’s compound at the Tafuna industrial Park in January 2017.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Manua’s Inc., dba Manua’s Discount Store, is raising certain issues in support of their appeal to the federal court in the company’s citations imposed by the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration in connection with the deaths of three men, who were...
Proud papa Vaito'a Hans Langkilde with his grandsons following
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa Government workers got an early Christmas gift when they received their paychecks last Friday. The ASG's official payday is today, Christmas Eve, but the Lolo Administration wanted to make sure everyone has a Merry Christmas. The early release of payroll...

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