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Jane Vasa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — District Court Judge Fiti Sunia has continued sentencing for Jane Vasa, one of the defendants, from the Department of Human Social Services (DHSS) food stamp program case, until the cases against the other two defendants are finalized in High Court. Vasa, who was...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga and Lt. Gov. Lemanu Palepoi Sialega Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has requested that budget proposals for the new fiscal year 2019 for ASG semi autonomous agencies be discussed with him this week. Authorities, such as American Samoa Power Authority, American Samoa Community College and the American Samoa...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two federal grants totaling $90,000 awarded to the Commerce Department will go towards implementing more tourism development needs in American Samoa and some of those needs have been raised in the past by lawmakers and private sector officials in the tourism industry....
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a food safety grant of nearly $50,000 in federal funds for the American Samoa Department of Agriculture on Monday.  “Food safety is an important priority, and I’m glad to see these federal funds to help our Agriculture Department provide this...
Delegates to the 32nd conference or Fono Tele of the Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa
Pago Pago, AMAERICAN SAMOA — The official opening service for the 32nd conference or Fono Tele of the Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) took place yesterday morning in the Maota o Tina at the Kanana Fou compound. It was attended by some 600 plus delegates from here and...
NO MARIJUANA GRAPHIC
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — High school students caught smoking marijuana on campus led to the arrest of a man that students told investigators gave them marijuana to sell in school. Tavita Mariota made his initial appearance before District Court Judge Fiti Sunia last week. He’s being charged with...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga and Lt. Gov. Lemanu Palepoi Sialega Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — With the “high risk” designation still “haunting” the government when it comes to federal grants, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has re-established an entity within the Governor’s Office to address all compliance issues required by federal grantors. Speaking at last Thursday’...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Three overstayers — all young men who came into American Samoa on 30-day permits — appeared in District Court on allegations of disturbing the public peace by engaging in fights and making unreasonable noises while they were under the influence of alcohol. Moreover, two...
Attorney Gwen Tauiliili-Langkilde
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Despite the strong objection from the defense attorney, Acting Associate Justice, Elvis Pila Patea has granted — due to some “unexpected situations” — the government’s motion to continue the jury trial for the former Executive Director of the Retirement Fund, Luatua...
Solar panels on Tau Island
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has declared next Monday, July 16, a holiday in American Samoa, in observance of Manu’a Cession Day — which many refer to as the Manu’a Flag Day — marking 114 years since the Manu’a island group was ceded to the United States and became part of...

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