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Va’aiga i le galuega o le alatele i Tauese Nuuuli, o le toe fa’aleleia i mea na tatipi o lea alata, ae sei fa’ataoto mai paipa vai mai le puna ua mae’a ona pamu mai i atumauga o Tauese lava i Nuuuli. O le a foufou mae’a le galuega lea, ma o e fa’amanuiaga mo Nuuuli lea sapalai o le suavai vaipuna...
Samoa PM, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi
Prime Minister Tuilaepa has broken the news that a flight attendant was under surveillance quarantine for the coronavirus. Local media in Samoa is reporting that the flight attendant works for Samoa Airlines. Samoa still has no positive Cvoid-19 cases, after tests sent away came back negative....
Dr. Eric Muraoka wearing one of his face shields he printed on his 3-D printer
As Hawaii confronts a global pandemic, Oahu dentist Dr. Eric Muraoka is spending every moment he can spare in his 3-D printing lab designing and printing personal protective equipment. Muraoka is focused on using his four printers to produce hundreds of clear plastic face shields that can clip on...
Mike Pulu, Hymal Vaimaona, Aquatic Blue Environmental and the shipyard crew
Mike Pulu, Hymal Vaimaona, Aquatic Blue Environmental and the shipyard crew have completed work on the slipway that was derailed in September 30, 2019. It took them six weeks to salvage the marine railway at ASG’s Shipyard facility at Satala. The project started on February 8, 2020.  [courtesy...
Cost-U-Less checker behind a plexiglass shield.
Helping prevent the spread of COVID-19, Cost-U-Less has already commenced installation of plexiglass shields in front of checkout counters and expects to complete installations in all stores shortly. “The valiant effort of our front-line staff is unprecedented as they work to provide essential food...
People inside an ASCC coronavirus quarantine site.
This Samoa News photo taken Wednesday morning from outside the closed gate into the ASCC gym shows some of the passengers undergoing a 14-day quarantine after arrival early this week on Samoa Airways special flights from Apia that uplifted local residents and others stranded in Samoa since last...
City Mill Hardware in Hawaii Kai, Hawai’i now features tape lines, 6 ft apart
Most retail stores, like City Mill Hardware in Hawaii Kai, Hawai’i now feature tape lines, 6 ft apart to encourage social distancing.   [Photo by Barry Markowitz,  courtesy Ruby Red Cafe, 3/23/20, 3:45pm]
School group
O se tasi lea o vasega o fanau fa’apitoa ua aooga i Matafao Elementary ma o latou faia’oga ua aofia i lea fo’i ata.  Schools are no longer open as the coronavirus emergency declaration expands its provisions to safeguard the public. In particular, no gatherings of 10 or more people are allowed — ...
Hawaiian Airlines President and CEO Peter Ingram
Hawaiian Airlines President and CEO Peter Ingram during a press conference Saturday when Gov. David Ige announced that the state would impose a mandatory 14-day quarantine beginning Thursday for anyone, travelers or residents, arriving in Hawai’i. Ingram said that the airlines' revenue is "...
An elderly woman watches Arpoador beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 17, 2020
An elderly woman watches Arpoador beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 17, 2020. But from France to Florida to Australia, kitesurfers, college students and others crowd the beaches. Florida officials closed some of the state’s most popular beaches after images of rowdy spring break college crowds...

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