This local Homeland Security Department (ASDHS) photo posted on its Facebook page shows village mayors attending last week’s tsunami awareness program hosted by ASDHS at the conference room at the Office of Samoan Affairs. [photo: ASDHS]
The CCCAS Onenoa mothers celebrated their special day during their church service on Sunday — with speeches and songs. Seen at the center are the Rev. Siaosi and Simoa Fale, who with the mothers send their heartfelt Happy Mother’s Day. [courtesy photo]
Mothers from the Ave o le Fetuao Methodist Church at Fagaima as they marched singing into yesterday’s Mother’s Day service. Mother’s Day was celebrated throughout the territory with church services where families focussed on the ‘tina’ (mom) with many of the churches celebrating with performances of skits and songs. A celebratory Sunday toana’i often follows with families gifting mothers, grandmothers, great grandmothers and caretakers who have lovingly cherished them. [photo: FS]
HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY TO ALL: Ia manuia le aso o Tina i tina uma o i lenei ata, Tina EKAS Vailoa, aemaise ma tina uma o le atunuu. Alofa tele mo outou. “Afai fo’i e leai se Atua i se nu’u ma se aiga, ae a i ai le tina, ua maua lava se toma’aga o aiga.” Ia manuia lo outou aso faapitoa tina. [ata: Leua Aiono Frost]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — During a zoom meeting with members of the Tagata Tutu Faatasi Alliance of American Samoa, Ms. Tracy Baetz, curator of the Interior Smithsonian Museum in Washington and Ms. Tanya Joshua, Deputy Policy Director/ Communications of U.S.DOI, requested the TTFAAS Banner to be hung in the museum.
The non-profit organization has agreed, and will send the banner next month...
Le taimi ua fa’aaloalogia ai le tautua a le afioga le Aliioaiga Asuega Fa’amamata i le Malo o Amerika Samoa, ua faatolu oha faapapaina fana ma ilions le pu e taua’ao ai le Agiagia a le tatou malo i lona alo tamaitai sa tausia lava o ia ma tatua tuavae ia te ia i taimi uma.
[ata: Leua Aiono Frost]
Pago Pago, AMERIKA SAMOA
LAGOMAU LE AFIOGA LE ALIIOAIGA - LONA MAOTA I PAGO PAGO LAVA
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Gov. H. Rex. Lee Auditorium was packed with people waiting to receive their stimulus checks yesterday. The distribution location was for people who did not list a post office box on their tax returns, or did not sign up for direct deposit.
A COVID-19 vaccination shot...
Dear Editor,At the end of the dreadful year 2020, the repatriation process of getting American Samoan residents back home began since the borders closed in April 2020. When this process first started...