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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man is behind bars after his wife claims that he beat her while she was carrying their 9-month-old baby. The incident was reported to police on Dec. 5th, around 4:30p.m. by the wife who claimed that the alleged beating took place in the presence of her mother-in-law...
2019 Territorial Teacher of the Year (TTOY), Jordanna Maga, (far left) with her aunty (middle) along with a young family member
2019 Territorial Teacher of the Year (TTOY), Jordanna Maga, (far left) with her aunty (middle) along with a young family member posed for a Samoa News photo before the start of last Friday night’s Department of Education sponsored 2018-19 Exemplary Teachers of the Year Celebration at the Tradewinds...
The crew of the tug Iseula tows to the 228-foot commercial fishing vessel Jeanette from the port of Pago Pago
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — The Coast Guard in American Samoa is continuing to investigate the loss of the commercial fishing vessel Jeanette Friday. “The vessel poses minimal risk to residents and the environment,” said Lt. Al Blaisdell, supervisor, Marine Safety Detachment American Samoa. “Due to...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 44-year-old man who was released from custody just last month after posting a $500 bond has been arrested for disturbing the public peace. It was around 1:54a.m on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 when the Tafuna Substation received a call from a man asking for police assistance...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 22-year-old man is in custody, charged with raping a 15-year-old girl who lives near his house. Anetele’a Siaki, who entered American Samoa on a 30-day permit last October, was arrested last week pursuant to an arrest warrant from the court, which contained the charges...
Papali’i Lauli’i Alofa, owner of Paramount Builders Inc.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Tualauta faipule-elect, Larry S. Sanitoa has requested the assistance of Papali’i Lauli’i Alofa, owner of Paramount Builders Inc., for help in fixing two side-roads within Ottoville. In a Nov. 30th letter, Sanitoa explained that he was writing on behalf of Hope House (HH...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Cabinet members have been informed by Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga to prepare their presentations, which should include among other things detailed proposed accomplishments for the remaining two years of the Lolo Administration. The governor’s message was outlined in a Dec...
American Samoa’s own Peter Tali Coleman, pictured here in the U.S. Army in World War II, is a Pearl Harbor survivor.
Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day statement in honor of all who served: “This day in 1941 changed the course of our nation’s history. The naval base at Pearl Harbor and the airfields on Oahu were suddenly attacked by Japanese forces,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 40-year-old man was arrested this past Wednesday after allegedly beating his two children with a broomstick, over a broken hair clipper. The government claims that it was around 3:50p.m on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 that the defendant’s wife walked into the Tafuna...
This January 2017 Samoa News file photo shows ASG's multi-million-dollar MV Manu’atele arriving at the Pago Pago Harbor on its maiden voyage from the US.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — ASG's multi-million-dollar MV Manu’atele is not operating at this time, as it needs a US Coast Guard certified engineer, as the chief engineer, according to Port Administration director, Taimalelagi Dr. Claire Poumele, responding to Samoa News questions. The Department...

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