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Sau Ia Bodybuilding Inc hosted a two day event last week featuring the World’s strongest bodybuilder Stan “The Rhino” Efferding with his wife Malia Efferding who is Samoan. The pair was able to visit high schools and talk about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle through bodybuilding. [Photo: Ese Malala]
Sau Ia Bodybuilding Inc. hosted a highly successful two-day event last week Thursday and Friday featuring the one and only IFBB Pro Bodybuilder and Powerlifter, who also holds the title of the World’s Strongest bodybuilder — Stan “The Rhino” Efferding. Stan Efferding is an American IFBB...
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Congresswoman Aumua Amata announces that during his visit to the territory,  this Sunday — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will dedicate the Veterans Administration outpatient clinic to the memory of the late Congressman Eni F.H. Faleomavaega, who passed away in February at his home in Utah. The...
Deputy Police Commissioner Vaimaga Maiava, Police Commissioner Le’i Sonny Thompson and Deputy Commissioner Falana’ipupu Taase Sagapolutele, salute as they pass in front of the grandstand with the Department of Public Safety personnel in ‘the pass in review’ at yesterday’s 2017 Flag Day ceremony, held at the Veterans Memorial Stadium.  Le’i has initiated a  a ‘Drug Free Work Place Policy’, which is set to take effect on May 1, 2017, in response to public and government concerns about allegations of illegal d
Due to recent events where allegations of illegal drug and alcohol abuse among police officers have been made and become a public concern, Commissioner of Public Safety, Le’i Sonny Thompson has initiated a ‘Drug Free Work Place Policy’, which is set to take effect on May 1, 2017, according to the...
Chief Procurement Officer, Dr. Oreta Mapu Crichton [SN file photo]
Despite thorough explanations provided to farmers about requirements of the school lunch program, Chief Procurement Officer, Dr. Oreta Mapu Crichton says there is still criticism from farmers, some of whom have made complaints when not happy with how the four different farmer co-ops are operating...
Samoa Head of State, Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi during his special Flag Day address at yesterday’s 2017 Flag Day ceremony at Veterans Memorial Stadium. [photo: AF]
With new communication technology taking communities by storm, Samoa’s Head of State, Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi says the traditional method to protect boundaries, le tuaoi, seem useless on social media, which is being used widely by today’s youth. Drawing from the words of psalmist, found in the...
Reaching a Senate decision to return to Manu’a two senatorial seats that the island group had more than four decades ago, is not going to be an easy one, as the Senate Rules Committee plans more hearings later this year, while it seeks official documents on why the change was made during the 1967...
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Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has called the first special session of the 35th Legislature to convene tomorrow, Tuesday, to last not more than five “calendar days”. Lolo’s letter calling the special session, received by the Fono last Thursday morning, outlines the governor’s agenda for the session,...
Just in time for the Easter and Flag Day holidays, there was good news for motorists as well as many other residents of the territory, with a drop in the new maximum allowable price (MAP) or wholesale price of all petroleum products sold in American Samoa. The new MAP is effective Apr. 15 to May 14...
The water slide bounce was a big hit on Saturday during the the 2nd Annual MASI Easter Bash at le Suigaula a le Atuvasa in Utulei. [Photo: EM]
Sunny weather, a beautiful beach view and the chance to pull on Easter-inspired dress ups and fun games — all at le Suigaula a le Atuvasa in Utulei. Last Saturday, beautiful Miss American Samoa Antonina Lilomaiava and the MASI team hosted their 2nd Annual Easter Bash, which was a recipe for a...
The 2017 Flag Day ceremony, under the theme, “Tupulaga Mo a Taeao (or Youth for Tomorrow)”, officially starts at 9a.m. today at Veteran Memorial Stadium in Tafuna, with all groups, organizations and schools that will take part in the parade to assemble around 6a.m. on the stadium’s field. In his...

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