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Former cop, Alofagia Letuli
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Chief Justice Michael Kruse has sentenced two of the four ex-DPS officers convicted of being involved in illegal activities and misconduct at the Juvenile Detention Center (JDC) to 10 years at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF). Alofagia Letuli and Olafou Wilson...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A dispute in Vailoa during Columbus Day last week Monday landed two men in court. Lafaele Siomia and Faamoana Leaupepe made their initial appearances in District Court this week — both are charged with disturbing the public peace in the village. Judge Fiti Sunia released...
fuel price graphic showing the many factors that affect prices
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Average price at local gas stations is $3.60 per gallon for gasoline and $3.75 per gallon for diesel, according to the Sept. 15-Oct. 14, 2018 fuel price glance for American Samoa report, released Tuesday by the Office of Petroleum Management (OPM). The report shows that...
ASG Treasurer Uelinitone Tonumaipea
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  ASG Treasurer Uelinitone Tonumaipea told last Thursday’s cabinet meeting the good news that the American Samoa Government ended fiscal year 2018, which closed Sept. 30, 2018, “in the black”, and this conclusion was echoed by Katherine D. Saelua, director of the ASG...
District Court Judge Fiti Sunia
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — District Court Judge Fiti Sunia has strongly advised a man who is charged in three separate criminal cases to listen to his attorney, and not do his own will. Alapati Nansen appeared in court this week for his pretrial conference. He is named as a defendant in three...
American Samoa Election Office photo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Just over 15,500 registered voters are on the final voter roll for the Nov. 6, 2018 midterm elections. The final tally is a drop compared to previous midterm elections, in which electors cast ballots for the Congressional and local House of Representatives races. Chief...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The woman accused of trying to deliver a package containing a huge quantity of methamphetamine to the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) earlier this year in August was sentenced by District Court Judge Fiti Sunia to 30 days imprisonment on a separate case. Ienisei...
Ona o lenei aso Sa o le a alo ai le fanau i o latou faiva, ua fa'auia atu ai lenei fa'amanuiaga mai le Lali mo fanauiti uma o le atunu'u, latou faia'oga Aso Sa , matua fa'aleagaga sa gapatia i le tu'ufa'atasiga o le sao o le fanau, ina ia tima'ia matua ma aiga, ia tausisi i le amiotonu a le Atua i mea uma! "Ia manuia le Aso Sa Paepa'e o le Fanau!!"
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The annual White Sunday celebration, dedicated to the children of American Samoa, is this Sunday, Oct. 14th. Introduced in the islands by Christian missionaries in the 1800s, White Sunday has became a special holiday, with children being treated to the best — from White...
Swimming Coach, Zero Iaulualo with a special needs child during their swimming lessons in 2015 in conjunction with parents’ group PCSN Network.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — For children with special needs, the world can be a daunting place; for their parents and caregivers, it can be an overwhelming labor of love just to get through the day. Fortunately, in American Samoa, there are parents and caregivers ready to lend a hand and offer...
DPS prison guard Mosese Lomu
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — District Court Judge Fiti Sunia has dismissed without prejudice the felony count of tampering with public records against DPS prison guard Mosese Lomu, after the court was unable to find probable cause to bind the charge over to High Court for arraignment. However, the...

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