Honolulu, HAWAII — DJ Uiagalelei has been selected as the 2019 Polynesian High School Football Player of the Year.
Nuku'alofa, TONGA — A New Zealand-based Tongan lawyer, Nalesoni Tupou, is questioning China's claim it could speak for or represent Tonga at the United Nations (UN).
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Honolulu, HAWAII — A gunman is being sought in Hawaii after two police officers were shot and killed near a popular tourist area.
Tau, MANU'A — American Samoa's MV Manu'atele ferry has been badly damaged after being slammed into a dock in the eastern islands of Manu'a during stormy conditions Sunday.
Washington, D.C – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:
TU’UA LE MALO PULEFA’ASISINA PALAUNI TUIASOSOPO:
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa's power supply, international flights as well as inter-island ferry sailings were disrupted over the weekend because of bad weather brought by Cyclone Tino.
As a new decade dawns much of the Pacific is grappling with major upheavals from climate and health crises to political disruption and self-determination struggles.