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American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man charged with public peace disturbance and third degree assault made his initial appearance in District Court yesterday morning. Vaimaa Vaimaa Jr was released on his own recognizance and ordered by Judge Elvis P. Patea not to make any direct or indirect contact with...
Lt. Gov. Lemanu Sialega Palepoi Mauga, who is acting governor
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The fiscal year 2020 budget call-letter will be going out soon from the Office of Program Planning and Budget, and the ceiling threshold will be set at the current FY 2019 approved budget - which is just over $400 million. The ceiling for the proposed FY 2020 budget,...
American Samoa Executive Office Building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  Acting Governor of American Samoa, Lemanu Peleti Sialega Mauga has launched the territory’s first policy on how to manage and support civil servants who are experiencing drug or alcohol related problems in the workplace.  The American Samoa Government Drug and Alcohol...
Aumua Amata speaking from podium
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed this week’s first look at the House Interior Appropriations bill, which contains her request for a third straight yearly increase for American Samoa, which is over $2.5 million more than the federal budget proposal for American Samoa Government...
Manumalo Academy Class of 2019
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The chapel at Manumalo Baptist Church was full of smiles — and tears — as parents, family members, and friends gathered yesterday morning to witness the graduation of eight seniors, the Class of 2019. Paramount Builders, a local company, prides itself in promoting...
Bluesky personnel gathered for a group photo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This past Monday, at their headquarters in Nuuuli, Bluesky thanked American Samoa for two decades of support. The company opened its doors for business in 1999, offering premiere telecommunications services in and for the local community. Over the years, Bluesky has...
Manu Lefatia in handcuffs escorted by two police officers
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — It was revealed during Day Two of Manu Lefatia’s jury trial that ‘warning gunshots were fired’ by one police officer during a confrontation with Lefatia in Vaitogi — in an effort to get Lefatia to comply with his command. Moreover, government witnesses identified Lefatia...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — District Court Judge Elvis P. Patea said during an evidentiary hearing for Pisoma Kimo this week that documents presented to the court by an Immigration officer a few months ago regarding Kimo's immigration status were “fraudulent”. Patea has left it up to the government...
ASCC President Dr. Rosevonne Makaiwi-Pato congratulates Senouefa Talaina Leota-Gogo Mana’o
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Traditionally held several days prior to each semester’s commencement ceremony, the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) graduate banquet gives each graduating class an opportunity to celebrate as a group the milestone in their lives of having earned their degrees and...
NOAA and partners launch a new buoy in Fagatele Bay
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — NOAA and partners have launched a new buoy in Fagatele Bay within NOAA’s National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa to measure the amount of carbon dioxide in the waters around a vibrant tropical coral reef ecosystem. “This new monitoring effort in a remote area of the...

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