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Police Commission chair Max Sword [photo: Hawaii News Now]
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) — An undisclosed family tie is fogging up the search for Honolulu's next police chief in the eyes of the city's ethics commission. Former federal agent Tommy Aiu was the top scoring candidate of seven finalists for Honolulu police chief. When he learned that he was a...
Over the years, researchers have tried to find genetic links to male same-sex attraction and U. S. studies showed at least two chromosomes may be associated with male sexual orientation. Professor Paul Vasey of the University of Lethbridge has received $25,000 in funding from the National...
  I WILL NOT GIVE UP ON THIS ISSUE: Member of Parliament, Honourable Olo Fiti Vaai. (SO file photo)
The treatment of the former Head of State, His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi and the Masiofo, Her Highness Filifilia Tamasese by the government is “unacceptable, insulting and disgraceful.” That’s the opinion of Member of Parliament, Olo Fiti Vaai, who has called on the government to...
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ASTCA SEEKS SECOND LOAN FROM RETIREMENT FUND The American Samoa Telecommunications Authority is in the process of obtaining a second loan from the American Samoa Government Employees Retirement Fund, according to the Executive Director of the Retirement Fund, Iaulualo Talia Faafetai, responding to...
Samoa honored all the teachers in the country through a special celebration held in front of the Government building early Thursday morning (Samoa Time).  [Courtesy photo]
TEACHING PROFESSION HONORED Today, Samoa honored all the Teachers in the country through a special celebration held in front of the Government building early this morning.  The day started with a float parade followed by a special march by schools and various community organizations in the country...
 Papali'i Carol Paul-Ah Chong (middle) [Photo: RNZI Monica Miller]
An NGO working to prevent suicides in Samoa says a deteriorating society focussed on materialism and greed is causing people to take their own lives. In a presentation to the National Commission of Inquiry into Family Violence, Fa'ataua Le Ola, testified that domestic violence was a major cause of...
Secretary of Commerce highlights efforts to cut red tape. [courtesy photo]
AMATA WELCOMES COMMERCE DEPARTMENT EFFORT TO REDUCE EXCESSIVE RED TAPE Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross’s statement on the Department of Commerce’s major emphasis on reducing regulations and the progress that has already been made, especially his mention of...
Puapuaga is known to frequent the Chinatown, Aala Park and Keeaumoku areas. [Hawaii News Now]
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) — Honolulu police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a 22-year-old man who is still on the run over a week since a fatal Chinatown shooting. He's wanted in connection with the incident.  On Friday, authorities identified the suspect as Tiseya Eric Puapuaga....
Elder O. Vincent Haleck [Deseret News]
“Let us join as worldwide Saints in doing that which is necessary to have the widow’s heart,” said Elder O. Vincent Haleck, a General Authority Seventy, during the Saturday afternoon session of general conference on Sept. 30. Elder Haleck referenced the widow who the Savior observed throw her two...
The Samoa Qualifications Authority (SQA) will launch the new Samoa Qualifications (SQs) in Tourism and Hospitality at the Millenia Hotel fale, on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. The development of the new SQs addresses the shortage of skilled workers and existing gaps in the tourism industry.  [photo: courtesy]
NEW QUALIFICATIONS ADDRESS SKILLS GAP IN TOURISM INDUSTRY The development of new Samoa Qualifications (SQs) in Tourism and Hospitality addresses the shortage of skilled workers and existing gaps in the tourism industry. The Samoa Qualifications Authority (SQA) will launch the new SQs in Tourism and...

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