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South Pacific students getting ready to enjoy an umu meal they helped prepare
Junior and Senior students of South Pacific Academy experienced hands-on activities, at Le Faleoo Samoan Cultural Center recently, to celebrate and experience the Samoan culture in an environment touted as American Samoa’s only “living museum” — located in Mapusaga Fou. The event also included umu...
Man takes a sip of kava from the bowl.
Fiji's prime minister has suggested people rethink their habits at kava sessions, in light of the threat of the Covid-19 coronavirus. Frank Bainimarama said practices like sharing the same kava bowl - or bilo - could be a risk since the bowl is traditionally passed around a circle, with each person...
Pat Letuli (r) was the winner of the Rotary Club Grand Prize
Pat Letuli (r) was the winner of the Rotary Club Grand Prize, the Gas Stove & Hood Top from Neil’s Ace Home Center. The Rotary Club of Pago Pago Golf Tournament raised $31,500 from the 32 Golf Teams and the raffle ticket sales, before expenses. More information and photos in Sports section  [...
While there is no explanation or description with this artwork — interpretation of one viewer saw the hot pink color of a child’s danger, chain… chain… chain of fools … binding ourselves from without and within
The Art/Music/PE committee from Lupelele Elementary school opened their 1st Annual Art Gallery, which featured a variety of artwork from all levels including ECE students, last week. The event was well received with great feedback from parents and teachers. The committee hopes that this event will...
New Zealand All Blacks performing haka in Vancouver
The New Zealand All Blacks 7s perform a haka in celebration of their Cup Final Championship 17-14 win over Australia at the Vancouver 7s, Day 2, BC Place, Vancouver, Canada.  [Photo by Barry Markowitz, Courtesy Bluesky Communications, 3/8/20]
Three StarKist employees dressed in blue pose for the camera.
Three StarKist Samoa workers pictured last Friday, as the cannery’s more than 2,000 workforce participated in promoting colorectal cancer awareness by ‘Wearing Blue” or dressing in blue. More info in Monday’s Samoa News. [photo: StarKist Samoa]
Manu Samoa’s Joe Perez lost control of the ball
Manu Samoa’s Joe Perez lost control of the ball as he appeared to be scoring a try vs the USA Eagles.  The Eagles overpowered Samoa 19-5 at the Vancouver 7s, Day 1, BC Place, Vancouver, Canada. More photos in Monday's Samoa News print edition. [Photo by Barry Markowitz, Courtesy Bluesky...
Participants in 2020 Rotary Golf Tournament
The highly successful annual 2020 Rotary Golf Tournament held last weekend saw participants enjoying not only golfing, but an abundance of ono food, drinks and the prize giving awards after the main event.  Results and info on the money raised for Rotary charities in Monday’s Samoa News. [Photo: by...
Family enjoying the day near Pago Pago harbor
Another beautiful day in Paradise… A family sits on the shore of Utulei amid a cloudy Wednesday afternoon overlooking the entrance to Pago Pago Harbor in the bay area.  [photo: FS]
ANZ bank employees at the annual Rotary Golf Tournament
The highly successful annual 2020 Rotary Golf Tournament was held last weekend. Seen here is the ANZ Bank group. The Rotary Club will be releasing to the public later in the week how much they were able to raise during their major annual fundraiser.  [Photo: by Jackie Hall]

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