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ASKA FALEALI’I LAULU The High Court has taken under advisement, with a decision to be issued later, a request by inmate Aska Faleali’i Laulu for work release, in order to earn money to care for his family and pay a court fine. However, the court noted the importance of safety of the female victim,...
Federal District Court, Honolulu. [photo: All Hawaii News]
The federal court in Honolulu has given the Territory of American Samoa later next week to file a response to federal defendants motion early this month requesting the court to reconsider or remand back to the US National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) its decision invaliding the reduction of the...
Police Commissioner Le’i Sonny Thompson (2nd left) during Monday’s celebration of Police Week at the Fagatogo malae. He says the police force faces a serious shortage of officers and is underpaid. The police officers are the “unsung heroes” working long hours to protect the people of American Samoa.  [SN photo]
With the police force facing a shortage of officers, Police Commissioner Le’i Sonny Thompson is out on the road and in the community helping cops, who are described by Le’i as the “unsung heroes” working long hours to protect the people of American Samoa. And don’t be surprised if the next time a...
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Save yourself from paying a hefty fine or serving possible jail time by buckling up. Officers from the Department of Public Safety are cracking down on all drivers  – and passengers – not wearing seatbelts. In addition, cops will be issuing citations for other violations including children riding...
In a general memorandum dated May 15, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga appointed Alataua county tradition leader Fuamatu J.V. Fuamatu as the new Western District Governor, a post left vacant since the passing early this year of the late Lualemaga Faoa. The governor’s appointment, which became effective...
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TITIFALAULA SIAUMAU An employee of the Customs Office accused of importing marijuana, with a street value of $20,000, was arraigned last Friday in High Court after his case was bound over from District Court on Wednesday. Titifalaula Siaumau, who is out on bail, is faced with one count each of...
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Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga (at podium) during special remarks yesterday at the Malae o le Talu (Fagatogo malae) for the official opening of Police Week in American Samoa. On stage, at the Fagatogo Pavilion, [l-r] former police commissioner Sen. Tuaolo Manaia Fruean, current Police Commissioner Le’i...
Mrs. Elinor Lutu-McMoore (center), an ASCC alumnus who is currently Acting Meteorologist-In-Charge with the National Weather Service, will give the keynote address at the 66th ASCC Commencement Ceremony, which takes place this Friday, May 19th. She is a proud graduate of ASCC who stood at ASCC 20 years ago as the Valedictorian of the College’s first fall graduating class in 1997. Commencement is set for this Friday, May 19 at 10 a.m. at the Gymnasium. See story inside.  [Courtesy Photo]
The American Samoa Community College (ASCC) will hold its 66th Commencement Ceremony this Friday, May 19, beginning at 10 a.m. in the College’s Gymnasium. As always, the ASCC Student Services Division has invited a distinguished member of the community to give a keynote speech sure to inspire the...
Tafuna High School JROTC group, who competed in the 8th Annual ROTC Brigade and took first place for the LET I division of the 8th Annual Academic Challenge.  CONGRATULATIONS TO THE TAFUNA HIGH SCHOOL JROTC GROUP! [photo: Tafuna JROTC staff]
Education director Dr. Ruth Matagi-Tofiga has congratulated Tafuna High School JROTC cadets who competed in the recent 8th Annual Academic Challenge and took first place for the LET I division. There were 46 teams from across the nation, Asia and territories that competed in the Academic Challenge...
Tafuna High School JROTC group, who competed in the 8th Annual ROTC Brigade and took first place for the LET I division of the 8th Annual Academic Challenge.  CONGRATULATIONS TO THE TAFUNA HIGH SCHOOL JROTC GROUP! [photo: Tafuna JROTC staff]
Education director Dr. Ruth Matagi-Tofiga has congratulated Tafuna High School JROTC cadets who competed in the recent 8th Annual Academic Challenge and took first place for the LET I division. There were 46 teams from across the nation, Asia and territories that competed in the Academic Challenge...

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