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C M Y K Page 6 samoa news, Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Members of the ASG scholarship board appeared before the House Education & Scholarship Committee yesterday morning to discuss the issue of delayed checks for students attending school off island. [photo: AF]
The House Education & Scholarship Committee held a hearing yesterday morning with members of the ASG Scholarship Board, to discuss complaints from parents of students — government scholarship recipients — who claim that there are delays in the issuance of checks to pay for their tuition. The...
The American Samoa Power Authority “takes seriously its customers ability to pay and has worked hard to reduce its costs to keep electric rates affordable,” wrote ASP A board chairman Fonoti Perelini Perelini in a letter to Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga. The governor had written to the Board late last...
This Samoa News file photo shows Luki Te'etai Tuitasi and the crew from Public Works are preparing the area in front of the Jean P. Hayden Museum, for the construction of a new 2-story structure that will provide more storage, office and display space for the Jean P. Hayden Museum.  [SN file photo]
SPECIAL ELECTION DIST.#5, SUA#1 NEXT TUESDAY Chief election officer, Uiagalelei Dr. Lealo Uiagalelei issued a reminder yesterday to all registered electors of House of Representatives District# 5, Sua#1, that next week Tuesday, Oct. 24th is the Special Election, with polls open for 12 hours...
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An Independent Auditor’s Report of the American Samoa Telecommunications Authority — Years Ended September 20, 2016 and 2015 —by Aldrich CPAs + Advisors LLP, reported on April 26, 2017, that it prepared the financial statements “assuming ASTCA will continue as a going concern.” A copy of the report...
American Samoa members at yesterday’s opening of the 171th Meeting of the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council. [l-r] Marine and Wildlife director Va’amua Henry Sesepasara, StarKist Samoa official Toatasi Archie Soliai and Christinna Lutu-Sanchez of Longline Services Inc. Va’amua, Taotasi and Lutu-Sanchez are American Samoa members on the Council. [photo: FS]
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga says he plans to take the Territory of American Samoa’s case — re fishing rights in the Large Vessel Prohibited Area (LVP A) — all the way to the “highest court in the land” referring to the US Supreme Court. Lolo mentioned the LVP A case as part of his remarks at...
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The American Samoa TeleCommunications Authority’s current technology “infrastructure” can handle a government sales tax using internet connection to collect sales data and other information, says ASTCA chief executive officer Pulele’iite Tufele Jr. ASG Revenue Task Force officials had testified...
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RENE FINAU A man who unlawfully entered a house at night and attempted to rape a 13-year-old girl last year was sentenced to 28 months in prison, as a condition of his 7-year probation sentence. Rene Finau, 22, was initial charged with burglary in the second-degree and sexual abuse in the first...
HAWAIIAN AIR ADDS THREE FLIGHTS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON — To accommodate the usual peak in travel during the holiday season, Hawaiian Airlines has added three extra flights during the end of the year. The airline confirmed that the extra flights will operate on Wednesdays, Dec. 20 & Dec. 27,...
Commissioner of Public Safety Lei Sonny Thompson. [SN file photo]
Commissioner of Public Safety Lei Sonny Thompson is taking issue with KHJ’s story about Judge Fiti Sunia ordering a gun carrying police officer to remove himself and his weapon from court. KHJ News asked Commissioner Le’i for his reaction to what happened in District Court with several questions...
The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council's Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) concluded its three-day meeting Thursday in Lihue, Kauai, with a suite of recommendations on managing fisheries in Hawai'i, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (...

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