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Human and Social Services director Taeaoafua Dr. Meki Solomona [SN file photo]
Despite knowing that “I didn’t do anything wrong,” Simeonica Tuiteleleapaga said she was on the floor and kneeling before her boss, Human and Social Services director Taeaoafua Dr. Meki Solomona during a private meeting, in his office, a few days after the director berated her in front of some 200...
Certified members of the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Health Safety & Health Institute as well as other organizations will be hosting a free Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training next week Saturday, according to (AHA) Certified Heart Saver Instructor Louisa Te’o...
The National Weather Service at 9:30 this morning has issued a FLASH FLOOD WARNING for Tutuila, Aunu’u, Manu’a and Swains until 12:00 p.m., February 15, 2017. This is due to heavy rainfall continuing to move across affected areas through the next couple of hours. This will cause runoffs in small...
On Saturday, February 11, the local Auxiliary flotilla teamed up with friends and neighbors at Coconut Point and collected trash and debris from the mangrove swamp bordering Pala Lagoon. Part of the effort included a real tug of war contest – which had to be ended with a saw!  [Courtesy photo]
On Saturday, February 11, the local Auxiliary flotilla teamed up with friends and neighbors at Coconut Point and collected trash and debris from the mangrove swamp bordering Pala Lagoon. About a half a ton of trash was collected between noon and 3p.m. by a dozen volunteers. It was hot and muddy but...
Newly confirmed Office of Public Information, KVZK-TV, director Tuimavave Tauapa’i Laupola during his Senate confirmation hearing yesterday.  [photo: FS]
Following confirmation votes in the last two days, the Fono has officially confirmed four more cabinet directors for the Lolo Administration. In the Senate yesterday, senators confirmed Tuimavave Tauapa’i Laupola as Office of Public Information, KVZK-TV, director in a unanimous 18-0 vote and...
American Samoa, Office of Petroleum Management’s petroleum officer Sione Kava. [Photo: Office Of Disaster Assistance And Petroleum Management]
Despite the new increase in the maximum allowable price (MAP) or wholesale prices of all petroleum products sold in American Samoa, Office of Petroleum Management’s petroleum officer Sione Kava said, “We still remain [with] the cheapest price in our region.” The new MPA is effective Feb 14- Mar 15...
The Tauese P.F. Sunia Ocean Center (National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa). [Tripadvisor.com]
HONOLULU – Kupu, Hawai‘i’s leading conservation and youth education organization, has announced two new AmeriCorps conservation internship positions in American Samoa. In partnership with the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Sanctuary in American Samoa (...
Long standing concerns from lawmakers and the public over unpaid overtime for police officers were among the many issues that dominated Police Commissioner Le’i Sonny Thompson’s confirmation hearings in both the Senate and House. And some legislators believe that because of the government’s policy...
A sign at the local US Post Office in Fagatogo informing people picking up their mail that an ID is now needed. However, Samoa News understands the policy is for parcel pickup, not for mail inside PO boxes.   [photo: Leua Aiono-Frost]
Don’t forget to bring along a valid form of identification the next time you are expecting to pick up a parcel at the local Post Office in Fagatogo. Last week, some local residents expressed their concerns about why ID cards now have to be presented in order to pick up mail from the Post Office....
Newly confirmed TAOA director, Evelyn Lili’o-Satele (second from right) with several of her staff at the Fono building following her Senate confirmation hearing yesterday morning. She was fully confirmed after the Senate vote of 17-1.  [photo: FS]
Newly fully confirmed Territorial Administration on Aging (TAOA) director, Evelyn Lili’o Satele has corroborated that there is a delay in paying vendors for the federally funded hot meal program for the elders, as the office works on addressing required reports, which has delayed the draw down of...

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