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Cans of StarKist Light Chunk Tuna
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The “inability” of StarKist Inc., to pay $100 million as proposed by the US Department of Justice has been raised in the latest court filings in the federal government’s criminal case against the owner of StarKist Samoa. The revelation was made in separate filings on Mar...
 Congresswoman Amata with VA Secretary Wilkie
Washington, D.C. — Last week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata took part in two hearings of the full Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, including an examination of President Trump’s budget request for the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) with VA Secretary Robert Wilkie, and an update on the VA’s efforts...
Pago Pago Intl Airport sign
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is conducting an assessment regarding an incident that happened at the Pago Pago International Airport last Thursday, whereby a Hawaiian Airline passenger who was waiting to board the flight was rushed to the LBJ Hospital after...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The court has granted permission for defendant Faamalologa Eniata a.k.a. Malologa Leulu to travel off island to attend family matters. Travel dates are April 7-11 Eniata appeared in court Thursday morning for two separate cases. The first case includes charges of third...
Commissioner for the Office of Financial Institution Robert Ho Chee
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — China tops the list of countries with the highest amount of foreign remittances sent from American Samoa, according to Robert Ho Chee, the Commissioner for the Office of Financial Institution, a bureau of the ASG Treasury Department. Ho Chee shared the list during...
ASG Treasurer, Ueligitone Tonumaipe’a
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — ASG Treasurer, Ueligitone Tonumaipe’a told the House last week that tax refund checks still haven't been issued because they are still negotiating the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). During a hearing on the bill to increase the...
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man accused last year of unlawful possession of drugs pled guilty in High Court last week during a Change of Plea hearing. Taleni Ifopo, 29, was initially charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), a felony punishable by imprisonment...
Rendering of proposed new Fono Building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — An administration bill appropriating $54,000 to fund the purchase of a 2018 Ford Transit 15-passenger van to transport inmates was introduced in the House yesterday morning. The bill is sponsored by Vice Speaker Fetu Fetui Jr and is transferred to the House Budget and...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — April is National Social Security Month and the Social Security Administration will use it as a time to educate the public about their programs and services - who they are, why they exist, and what is available to help them "Secure Today and Tomorrow." This year’s event...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Seattle, WASHINGTON — American Samoa's Governor, Lolo Matalasi Moliga, has notified his cabinet that he has been discharged from the hospital. The governor had been hospitalised at the Swedish Hospital in Seattle, Washington, where he underwent surgery and had remained for nearly a month. A family...

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