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Sen. Tuaolo Manaia Fruean
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Sen. Tuaolo Manaia Fruean is sponsoring legislation, which seeks to amend current law on the Closing of Registration for Matai titles, calling for a three-month temporary moratorium to allow families to register valid matai titles and to allow for more than one person to...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man from Malaeimi who was arrested and charged for burglarizing his relative’s home and store is now facing additional charges of unlawful possession of illegal drugs. Absalom “Loma” Tufuga made his initial appearance in District Court last week. Prosecuting the case...
ASCC president Dr. Rosevonne Pato and Board of Higher Education vice chair, Monsignor Viane Etuale
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Government is allocating only $1 million in general fund subsidy to the FY 2020 proposed budget of the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) and its president, Dr. Rosevonne Pato contends that this is not sufficient, saying the subsidy has continued...
Fofo Rep. Andra Samoa cutting the ribbon last Friday
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Fofo Rep. Andra Samoa cut the ribbon last Friday during the official dedication of the new basketball court at the Leone High School gym. The school has been without a basketball court since its gymnasium was completed in 2014 by PRIMO Builders. Throughout the past five...
Reigning Miss American Samoa, Magalita Johnson (3rd from left) surrounded by the five beauties vying for the 2019-2020 title. In no particular order: Epifania Petelo, Jo-nica Ta’aitulagi Tuiteleleapaga, Brenda Fa’afua Foleni, Menora-Justine M. Samoa, and Tauaitala Leasiolagi.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — It’s that time of year again! When local beauties put on their best smile and compete for the honor of being the territory’s ambassador. At this moment, Miss American Samoa Inc. (MASI) is gearing up for this year’s pageant, to be hosted at the American Samoa Community...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A young father is fighting for his life in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the LBJ Hospital after being stabbed with a kitchen knife. Laupepa Toto and Fafau Filipi, who were engaged in a drinking session in front of a Pago Pago store last Saturday morning, were arrested...
Just say no to marijuana symbol
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man from Vaitogi was taken into custody last Friday afternoon, after police executed a search warrant on his home and vehicle, where drugs and paraphernalia were allegedly discovered. Uiluama’a Galea’i, a.k.a. “Ma’a” made his initial appearance before District Court...
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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a grant of $661,550 in federal funds for the American Samoa Department of Homeland Security designated to tsunami preparations. These federal funds through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), an agency within the U.S....
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — At 10a.m. this past Saturday, field crews from the American Samoa Power Authority (ASPA) were able to fix the underground power lines that caused the tie-line to trip and not allow power from the Satala power plant to reach the Tafuna power plant. This is according to an...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Attention all young artists: The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council (WPRFMC) is holding a K -12 poster contest for students from both public and private schools. Each school may submit one winning entry per grade (schools are encouraged to host their own...

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