Ads by Google Ads by Google

Local News

District Court Judge Fiti Sunia
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — After spending 51 days in custody due to his illegal immigration status, the 59-year-old man who used a small knife to cut his hands and chest was released from custody, to await his pretrial conference hearing which is set for Nov. 23. Before Puou Vili was released from...
Court Report logo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man who claimed a package mailed through the U.S. Post Office on Apr. 13, 2017 in which crystal methamphetamine was found entered into a plea bargain with the government last week. Valaau Tinoa, 47, was initially charged with unlawful possession of a controlled...
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Acting Associate Justice Elvis Patea has accepted a request from the Public Defender's Office to continue Alapati Mapu’s pretrial conference to next month, so they can go through all the information pertaining to the first three criminal cases filed against him, and add...
American Samoa Visitors Bureau logo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Seventeen cruise ships are scheduled to call into the Port of Pago Pago in 2019 and this includes four making their maiden voyages to American Samoa, bringing in more than 50,000 passengers and crew members, according to a schedule released yesterday by the American...
Congresswoman Amata during discussion of the details of her bill
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata’s bill (H.R. 5025) to put sensible time limits on any government fines and penalties for fishing vessels was marked up and passed by the Natural Resources Committee. “This bill would place time limits on the government, so they are required to notify...
Meteorologist-In-Charge, Elinor Lutu-McMoore (right) speaking at yesterday’s Tropical Cyclone Awareness Workshop
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Meteorologist-In-Charge, Elinor Lutu-McMoore (right) speaking at Wednesday’s Tropical Cyclone Awareness Workshop, at the US Army Reserve Center in Tafuna. The annual workshop hosted by the National Weather Service in Tafuna, brings together the weather office’s partners...
Andra Samoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — With the results of the Nov. 6th midterm elections made official on Tuesday, faipule-elect Andra Samoa of District 13 Fofo will be the only female faipule in the House when the new lawmakers are sworn-in on Jan. 3, 2019 for their two-year terms. Samoa, who unseated...
A look at the new TCF cafeteria under construction
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga has given Pentagon Samoa Construction, owned by Taupau Tauileave Toluono, four weeks to complete the construction of a new cafeteria for the inmates at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF). The was confirmed by Taupau during a...
Territorial Correctional Facility, TCF
  Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 20-year-old female who was driving a rental car that was pulled over by police on Sunday is being criminally charged, after illegal drugs were allegedly discovered by officers inside the vehicle. Olotele Pouesi, also known as Julia, appeared in District Court Tuesday...
American Samoa Election Office photo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Chief Election Officer, Dr. Lealofi Uiagalelei has declared official, the results of the Nov. 6th midterm elections, after the deadline to file a challenge expired (4:30p.m., Nov. 13th). The Election Office has confirmed that no challenge was filed over the election...

Pages