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Apia, SAMOA — Supreme Court Justice, Lesatele Rapi Vaai has signed off on an order of a mediation outcome between former Secretary General of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa (CCCS) , Rev. Dr. Afereti Uili and Angeline Lesa a member of his church. As reported earlier Rev. Dr Uili’s...
Bank of Hawaii president and chief executive officer Peter Ho has congratulated Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga a on the “historic chapter for American Samoa” with the establishment of the government owned Territorial Bank of American Samoa set to be launched today. The TBAS opening ceremony is set at...
In a strongly worded letter to Bluesky’s parent company Amper SA, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has demanded an explanation for the “termination and removal” of Aoe’e Adolfo Montenegro as president and chief executive officer of American Samoa Hawai’i LLC., (ASH-Cable), which is minority owned by the...
The Department of Public Safety is tight lipped about the escape of an inmate from the Tafuna Correctional Facility early Sunday morning. The inmate in question is Tao Liu, who was being held behind bars on a no bail status on 11 criminal charges, which included attempted assault, unlawful...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has signed an agreement with the US Federal Aviation Administration releasing over $22 million for the relocation of the airport jet fuel tanks and to finance airport improvement projects. The funds were made available following a request by the governor to US...
Data was collected from 13 of the 20 groups that conducted monthly cleanups during the 2016 3rd quarter of the AS-EPA Keep American Samoa Beautiful program in the Territory.  [Courtesy photo]
The AS-EPA KASB program has continued its efforts to clear roadsides, streams and beaches of littered trash. Of the 20 groups that are conducting monthly cleanups, 13 were able to submit data from April to June 2016 showing the types of trash collected from their adopted areas. The committed groups...
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, September 28, 2016 — Congresswoman Aumua Amata, took to the House floor and issued the following statement last week, to honor her colleague and friend, Representative Mark Takai of Hawai’i, who passed away last month after a long and hard fought battle with cancer....
House Vice Speaker Fetu Fetui Jr., seems to believe the Criminal Justice Planning Agency (CJPA) is not doing enough to get more federal funding to help the Department of Public Safety, which is faced with a shortage of police officers and financial resources. Fetui’s reaction came Wednesday during...
With a new adult male inmate building completed and dedicated, Police Commissioner Save Liuato Tuitele plans to use the old building, currently housing the general adult male population, for “training in trade” for Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) inmates. NEW INMATE BUILDING The new $3.11...
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Local ‘alia fishermen were invited to take part in the Coastweeks Fun Beach Day, held last week sat the Su’igaula ole Atuvasa Beach Park in Utulei, hosted by the Department of Commerce (DOC). The excited fishermen started setting up before 6 a.m. but by then, anxious customers were already waiting...

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