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FAUTASI FIVA BEGINS: Last Friday, in Pago Pago, Mr. Ho of H&H Samsung, Ella Gurr of Pago Pago Trading Company with Uta Ifeau and the AETO fautasi team, held a donation ceremony. The companies donated $20,000 worth of supplies such as Gatorade sports drinks, Aquafina water, t-shirts, coolers, water bottles, etc.  —  to help the AETO team during their training for the 2017 Flag Day Fautasi Regatta. [photo: Ese Malala]
“When the crew feels like a champion, looks like a champion, they will perform like champions,” says Ella Gurr – General Manager of Pago Pago Trading Company during her speech last Friday at Pulu Ae Ae Jr.’s Guesthouse in Pago Pago, during the donation ceremony that saw PPTC partner with Mr. Ho of...
[l-r] Secretary of Samoan Affairs Mauga Tasi Asuega and his wife Lagi; Mrs. Gail Kruse and Chief Justice J. Michael Kruse; and Lt. Gov. Lemanu Palepoi Sialega Mauga, who is also the acting governor, at last Thursday evening’s prayer service for the late former Congressman Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin at the Gov. H. Rex Lee Auditorium.  [photo: FS]
Testimonies during the prayer service celebrating the life of the late former Congressman Faleomavaega Fa’auaa Eni Hunkin, who passed away Feb. 22 in Provo, Utah, was filled with sadness, laughter, as well as singing and even a brief Samoan dance to one of Faleomavaega’s songs about his beloved...
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In this Mar. 3 photo are some of the staff members of the Governor’s Office in front of the A.P. Lutali Executive Office Building, dressed in the color “blue” in support of and in observance of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March. Lt. Gov. Lemanu Palepoi Sialega Mauga, who is also acting...
The attentive and friendly staff at Mama’s Kitchen — Tapaa’au, Aso, Malia, Susana.  [Photo: THA]
Rushing out of the house with no time to cook breakfast? Want an easy on the eyes, cool, sit-down lunch? Mama’s Kitchen is the place to be. Lacy curtains in the windows, large screen TVs on the walls, Mama’s Kitchen is sure to make you feel like you are enjoying your meal — breakfast or lunch — in...
March was first proclaimed as Red Cross Month in 1943 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as a way to raise awareness of the organization and its humanitarian mission in the midst of war. Since then, every president, including President Obama and now President Donald Trump has designated March as...
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A look at some of the 30 members of the police force of the Port Administration Airport Division undergoing firearms training yesterday at a designated site in Aoloau. The training, which is divided into groups of about 12 officers, is required for relicensing of these officers, who are with the...
Lt. Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga, also the acting governor, speaking Thursday night during a Prayer Service for the late former Congressman Faleomavaega Eni at Gov. Rex Lee Auditorium.  [courtesy photo]
People from all walks of life — including politicians, government officials, traditional and church leaders, representatives of the private sector and others — attended the Prayer Service to remember and celebrate the life of the late Congressman Faleomavaega Eni Fa’auaa Hunkin, who was remembered...
AMERICAN SAMOA RECOGNIZED IN RED CROSS INTERNAL BULLETIN Bill Earley, chief executive officer of the San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter of the American Red Cross that the Red Cross in American Samoa comes under, has recognized in his weekly internal bulletin a new effort by a local Red Cross...
Congresswoman Amata and the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees conduct a joint hearing for the VSO’s legislative priorities [courtesy photo]
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata and the House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC), in conjunction with the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, held a series of joint hearings this week, regarding the budget requests of several major Veterans Service Organizations (VSO’s) including, the...
FHS Class of 1985 in Hawai'i attended their first class reunion at Duke's Restaurant in Waikiki when Hawai’i officially kicked off its mini reunion in November 2016. [Courtesy photo]
Forget that it has been 35 years since the graduating class of 1985 of Fagaitua High School marched onward to the world leaving the hallowed halls of the Vikings to the cycle of generations to follow. When FHS organized their current alumni association to take on the most important project ever,...

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