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 The Manu'atele ferry
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa's new inter-island ferry is out of action again. The one-year old ferrry, the Manu'atele, needs a new bow thruster, which is used to reverse of turn the vessel. A government committee heard the problem was spotted during a recent inspection, and it could...
Published storyteller Azariah Usoali’i Mathew Maiava, seeing the micro grids in Ta’u, Manu’a firsthand, says his island home could be a tourist attraction if energy efficiency continues to be a top priority.  [Courtesy photo]
When the director of the Pacific Storytellers Cooperative, Daniel Lin, visited the Manu’a Islands last month to host a weeklong workshop for the high school students there, he didn’t imagine that the end result would be spectacular. A handful of young Segaula took part in the project and all of...