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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The two-day “Fagota Mo Taeao Open Fishing Tournament” kicked off at 5a.m. Friday, with the “shotgun start” at Malaoa Marina Dock, according to organizers, who say this is the 4th annual tournament. 5p.m today was the weigh-in and more fishing is taking place Saturday,...
Paul Young
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Fiji-based, Amalgamated Telecom Holdings Limited (ATH), has appointed Paul Michael Young as the new chief executive officer of American Samoa Hawaii Cable, LLC (ASH Cable), which is 33% owned by the American Samoa Government. Young’s appointment is effective Nov. 1st and...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 39-year-old man accused of sexually abusing a 16-year- old girl has pled guilty. Sione Makeati, who is out on a $10,000 surety bond, appeared in High Court last week for a Change of Plea hearing. He is represented by Assistant Public Defender Rob McNeill while...
Congresswoman Amata and Marine Captain Anasitasia Ioane
Washington, D.C. – This weekend, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is highlighting the remarkable history and 244th birthday of the United States Marine Corps. “A special happy birthday to our United States Marine Corps, and congratulations to all our Marines,” said Aumua Amata. “Thank you for your service...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 46-year-old man accused of assaulting his wife while he was intoxicated has pled guilty. The defendant, who was released on his own recognizance by the court after spending 45 days at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) appeared before District Court Judge...
World Health Organization t-shirt for stamping out Filariasis
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The last day for American Samoa's campaign to wipe out Filariasis is Saturday, November 9, 2019. Don't miss the close-out bash at the Fagatogo malae from 8am – 2pm with health-fair booths, raffles and prizes, games and face painting, bouncing houses and lots more fun for...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Department of Human and Social Services is working with its authorized vendors for the food stamp program, as well as wholesalers, to ensure that store shelves remain well stocked when DHSS starts issuing vouchers for the federally-funded Additional Supplemental...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The case against the second defendant in the Pago burglary case has bound over to the High Court with a single felony count of receiving stolen property, when Judge Elvis P. Patea dismissed the first three felonies charges during a preliminary hearing this week....
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  At last week’s cabinet meeting, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga said there was an incident recently at the government owned Ronald Reagan Shipyard at Satala and that the shipyard board of directors is carrying out a review of the incident. The governor didn’t say when the...
 A live coldchain vaccine delivery of MMR in Samoa.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The measles outbreak in neighboring Samoa may quickly spread to American Samoa. You may be at risk if you or your child(ren) are not up to date with your immunization. AS -DOH has received reports of deaths among young children in Upolu, Samoa highly suspected with...

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