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Cast members of the ASCC 2017 theatrical production “In The Heights” rehearse the Carnaval De Barrio scene. The play, set in the Dominican-American neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City, will take place this coming Tuesday and Wednesday, May 2 and 3, in the Gov. H. Rex Lee Auditorium. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show gets underway at 7:30. See story inside. [Photo: K. Tuiasosopo]
The Fine Arts Department at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) will present its 2017 theatrical production “In The Heights” on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 2- 3, in the Gov. H. Rex Lee Auditorium. A musical with lyrics and music by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegría Hudes, “In...
[l-r] Sen. Satele Galu Satele Sr., along with Tuiasina Sosene Esera, and Tuiasina Dr. Salamo Laumoli following a Western District meeting of traditional leaders Monday morning at Satele’s Guest House in Vailoatai. Read Samoan story in today’s Lali section. [photo: AF]
Although Western District titular traditional leader, Paramount Chief Satele Galu Satele Sr., who is also a senator, appointed Tualatai traditional leader Tuiasina S. Esera as the new Western District Governor, it appears the matter remains unresolved as there was a meeting held yesterday at the...
Because of a plumbing problem, the A.P Lutali Executive Office Building in Utulei was closed down yesterday morning, giving ASG employees working at the government facility an early day off. “Due to a failure in the plumbing system at the EOB, the building” was closed for the remainder of yesterday...
An owner and operator of US longline fleet, based in American Samoa, has reiterated to the federal government that closure or limitation of fishing ground access will only hurt US fishermen and fleet, with no impact on non-US fleet. The reminder to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
[photo: Wade Hatch]
In this photo, the American Samoa Power Authority crew on the evening of Apr. 20, is seen checking electric lines as they work to restore electricity for part of the east side of Tutuila. ASPA managing director Paul Michael Young said that it was discovered that an “underground fault” in the...
CEO of Neil’s ACE Home Center, Ngaire Ho Ching with two recipients recognized yesterday morning, in a special ceremony, for their long years of service — Teni Ma’ae worked for 25 years and Nadine Solofa-Taufa’asau for 15 years. [Photo: EM]
Twice a year Neil’s ACE Home Center has company meetings and one of those meetings is always designated to recognize its employees’ long years of service; with yesterday’s meeting being a small ceremony held at the ACE warehouse for the whole company to recognize those who have worked with the...
US President Donald Trump holds up the executive order he signed yesterday at the Interior Department building in Washington D.C. that calls for a review of the federal Antiquities Act. Right behind Trump is Congresswoman Aumua Amata, who was invited along with other Congressional members to attend the signing ceremony. Review includes the Rose Atoll of American Samoa and the Pacific Remote Islands marine monuments. Amata has called for the review of these monument designations due to their effect on the te
Two national marine monuments with ties to American Samoa are among the nation’s 20-plus land and ocean monuments established by previous administrations now being reviewed by the US Interior Department, based on an executive order signed yesterday by US President Donald Trump. Through the...
Chief Justice Michael Kruse  [SN file photo]
Chief Justice Michael Kruse says he is shocked with claims by the government that they can’t locate the file of an inmate and therefore it is missing from the Immigration Office. He pointed out that Immigration’s responsibilities include making sure that all records of foreigners who are authorized...
Based on a request by the government, the District Court has dismissed “without prejudice” two felony drug charges against Titifalaula Siaumau following the defendant’s preliminary examination hearing last week. Siaumau was initially charged early this month with unlawful possession of a controlled...
[photo: JSA.org]
The U.S. Department of the Interior and The Junior Statesmen Foundation proudly announce the winners of scholarships to the 2017 Junior Statesmen Summer School. The scholarships, funded by the Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs, cover all tuition costs and round trip...

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