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Building site of the American Samoa Visitors Bureau
In this Samoa News photo taken this week is the construction site of the new American Samoa Visitors Bureau, next to the Jean P. Hayden Museum. This is the site where the old fire station in Fagatogo was located, next to the main dock. Contractor for the project is Paramount Builders Inc. [photo:...
Three members of the Samoan Community Development Center Choir
Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NHPI) share a common bond and heritage. But whether they live in Hawaii, on another island or on the mainland of the United States, the NHPI community is also connected through its traditional music. For the last few months, a groundbreaking music video...
MV Sili and MV Manuatele II docked Wednesday along side the main Pago Harbor
The two ASG vessels, the MV Sili and MV Manuatele II docked Wednesday along side the main Pago Harbor waiting to undergo a maintenance check. With these two vessels not operating, it leaves the Manu’a island group without ocean transportation for a while, prompting the ASG to charter the Samoa...
Faleasao residents cleaning up beach
This photo shared on Manu’atele Community Worldwide facebook page shows residents of Faleasao village in Manu’a clean up late last week, after damaging winds and heavy rain between Feb. 16 and Feb. 19th from a monsoon trough, battered the island group. Manu’a also faced strong winds from the two...
Manu'a clean up crew takes a break
O se va’aiga i le to’atele o le afio’aga o Faleasao i Manua sa auai i le galuega toe fa’aleleia ma fa’amama o le talafatai o le afio’aga ina ua mae’a matagi malolosi ma timuga i le vaiaso ua te’a. [ata foa’i]
Rain at Port of Pago Pago
The weather continues to play havoc in the territory, disrupting work schedules — non-essential ASG workers were sent home Thursday; while, the Port of Pago Pago was still operating with container trucks heading in and out of the harbor, around 8 a.m. [photo: FS]
Backhoe clearing large tree that fell across the road
La’u pau i luga o le ala tele i Amaluia i le taeao ananafi, ae galulue nisi o le malo e ave ese ma fa’aleleia le alatele. [ata: foa’i]
Clean up
O nisi o le aufaigaluega o lo’o galulue punoua’i i le galuega toe fa’aleleia o le alatele mo feoa’iga i le va o Fitiuta le malae va’alele ma Tau. E le fa’avaivai e tagiilima le fa’atinoga o lea galuega tele. Leai se masini sua eleele ua i ai mo lea fa’amoemoe. [ata: Fofoa Lafuka]
Second graders from Pavaiai Elementary School visiting the police substation in Tafuna last week
Second graders from Pavaiai Elementary School got to visit the police substation in Tafuna last week during a special field trip that coincides with their current lesson plan, which focuses on “community helpers” — such a police officers and firefighters. The kids were treated to a visit not only...
Leone Midkiff ECE students and teachers
Leone Midkiff ECE students, "Home of the Cubs", visited the Dept of Public Works last week. The youngsters are learning about roads and what better place to do that than at DPW Civil Highway Division. The future engineers toured the facility, got money from Mr. Jake in the Finance, Valentine's...

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