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A look at your 2018-19 Jr. Prep Sports ‘Undefeated’ Champions, JPS Vikings
A look at your 2018-19 Jr. Prep Sports ‘Undefeated’ Champions, JPS Vikings led by Head Coach Sua’ese Pooch Ta’ase who officially ended the season this past Monday with a 38-12 victory over the Wildcats to claim this year's title. [photo: TG]
Taupou Samoa group that came from California and performed during the 2018 2Samoas Samoana Jazz & Arts Festival
Some dancers of the Taupou Samoa group that came from California and performed during the 2018 2Samoas Samoana Jazz & Arts Festival this year. They are seen here at $2 Beach during the festival’s Sunday Beach event, which featured more JAZZ performances by international as well as local...
Firefighters march into an L.A. neighborhood threatened by wildfire.
LA County Fire Fighter "Hot Shots" wave and flash "thumbs up" as they arrive in a neighborhood threatened by fire. The "Hot Shots" and others (approxiamately 400 firefighters total) saved 200 homes in the West Hills/Belll Canyon area.   Santa Ana winds increased to over 45 mph fanning a raging...
Cherelle Fruean (2nd left) with ASCC students
Cherelle Fruean (second left) Program Analyst for Sustainable Development Goals Localization with the United Nation Development Program, visited the American Samoa Community College campus last week to speak to students about UN programs for young entrepreneurs. Fruean, who works out of Apia, Samoa...
Art students from Samoana High School surrounding YouTube sensation Teine Meauli (front, center) who co-hosted this year's Amerika Samoa Tatau Festival held at the Fale Laumei this past weekend. The Samoana art students, with their teacher Voloti Malietoa (back, far right), had the opportunity to...
Incumbent Congresswoman Aumua Amata with supporters during her campaign wave at Avau
Incumbent Congresswoman Aumua Amata with supporters during her campaign wave at Avau in Nu’uuli, the day before Election Tuesday.  Amata is heading back to Washington D.C. for a third consecutive term after being re-elected, beating out challengers Meleagi Suitonu-Chapman and Tuika Tuika.  Of...
Asakusa’s Jazz & Pub Hub in Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo, JAPAN — Japan has a vibrant jazz scene as evidenced by its live club performances, nonstop background play in malls, and in the Aeon neighborhood market chain.  China, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan also embrace jazz.  Now that the 2Samoas Samoana Jazz and Arts Festival is recognized by the...
A sign from the East Side reminding the public to vote today in local elections
A sign from the East Side reminding the public to vote today in local elections. The more than 30 polling stations territory-wide will be open for 12 hours, starting at 6a.m. Samoa News wishes American Samoa a safe and peaceful Election Day 2018 and “Go vote”. [Courtesy photo]
FIJI with the  Malaeloa Methodist Youth choir
FIJI was The Artist for the Tatau Festival- American Samoa event held on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 with a sellout crowd enjoying dinner with wine and Vailima at the Gov. H. Rex Lee Auditorium. He is seen here with the Malaeloa Methodist Youth performing, as he sang his heart rendering — “Sosefina” — a...
The Paopao shop at the Kita-Senju Rail Station, Tokyo serves a highly popular bun.  Cool Stuff was excited to see a Manua Family named business so well regarded (lol).  [Photo by Barry Markowitz, 11/3/18]

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