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Isa-Lei is pictured with her sisters, brother, and mom, Divine.
Isa-Lei Otilia Falaniko is a Spring 2020 graduate of ASCC. The list of graduates was made public last week by ASCC president Dr. Rosevonne Makaiwi Pato. The current restrictions placed on mass gatherings due to the Covid-19 State of Emergency means no graduation ceremonies for ASCC and local high...
Sun just behind the mountains as it rises over Pago Pago bay
This Samoa News photo was taken last week from the top of the hill in Utulei where the tramway site is located, as the sun rose over Pago Pago Bay. The road heading up to the tramway is one of the routes used by locals to walk for exercise. [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]
Samoa News photographer Barry Markowitz getting tested for Covid 19
Honolulu, HAWAII — With a National Geographic TV pre-production interview video shoot coming up this week, Samoa News photographer/columnist of "Cool Stuff" wanted to insure the safety of his subjects by getting tested for Covid 19. Nothing sucks more than accidentally killing off your celebrity...
Memorial set up at the DPS firestation in Fagatogo
This Samoa News photo from May 13th shows the memorial set up inside the DPS Fire Station at Fagatogo that pays tribute to the two firefighters who lost their lives on Mar. 30th when their firetruck crashed on the road from Afono to Aua. The late firefighters are Captains Allen Velega and Mike...
Pauline Felise,Jemisa Vaka,Tau Pisinisi,Kordell Velega
O le to’atolu o i latou nei e toafa o lo’o la’ei lanumoana, o i latou na o le a fa’au’u mai ma fa’ailoga i Kosi tau pisinisi mai le ASCC i le masina nei. O Abigal Moleli [tupito taumatau] e fa’auu ma le fa’ailoga fa’apitoa i mataupu tau Suetusi/Tausitusi. O Pauline Felise ma Jemisa Vaka ogatotonu e...
Some Samoana high school seniors waiting to take part in their photo shoot outside the Lee Auditorium.
Some of Samoana High School seniors gathered next to the Gov. H. Rex Lee Auditorium earlier this week before their photo-shoot for the high school’s virtual graduation. The senior class later attended a meeting with their parents. The photo-shoot has seniors in their caps and gowns that will then...
Three Neil’s ACE Home Center employees wearing social distancing t-shirts
“Help us practice social distancing” is the message printed on t-shirts of  Neil’s ACE Home Center employees in this company photo shared yesterday on its Facebook page, encouraging customers and the public to practice this protocol, during the COVID-19 state of emergency. It is also the protocol...
Negative Pressure Medical Tent at the LBJ Medical Center
Negative Pressure Medical Tent at the LBJ Medical Center. The tent, with an 8-bed capacity will be used by LBJ to house any overflow of coronavirus patients, if the Behavior Health Center is not ready to be occupied. The US Army Corps of Engineers is assisting LBJ with costs and other issues to...
Limited number of people at a funeral during code blue
CODE BLUE FUNERALS — In compliance with restrictions under Code Blue, only a limited number of family members attended last Friday’s funeral service in Nu’uuli.  One of the many changes in American Samoa life since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]
The teachers and principals at Tafuna Elementary School
O se va’aiga i Faiaoga ma le Puleaoga i Tafuna Elementary, ua fiafia fa’atasi ma le Sui Fa’atonu o A’oga, Fa’auifono Vaitautolu, ona o le agaga o le fiafia ua tau lau le fa’amoemoe, o le la’au o le ola lea, ua va’aia fo’i fua o galuega ua mae’a fa’atula’ia i le laumua. [ata: Leua Aiono Frost]

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