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Majors honored at a DPS ceremony
O le vasega e toa 8 lava latou ua si’itia o latou tulaga i le Major, ma ua fa’afiafiaina fo’i i latou i fa’amanuiaga o le faigaluega ma le fa’amaoni, e le fa’alogologo tiga. Fa’afetai mo la outou tautua.[ata: Leua Aiono Frost] 
The Coconut Beatles entertaining at Paradise Pizza Bar & Grill, Nuuuli
Last Friday, at Paradise Pizza Bar & Grill, Nuuuli — The Coconut Beatles- Pearl of Paradise Class of 2019 Ukulele Class, with instructor Tui Letuli performed their repertoire of songs by the Beatles — to the strum of Pacifica strings. Christmas carols were also part of their later performance...
Members of the public with children flocking to a Department Of Health Clinics
Since the announcement by the government of the Measles outbreak on island last Friday, members of the public flocked to the Department Of Health Clinics in Tafuna and Faga’alu to have their children vaccinated this past weekend. Samoa News spoke to a DOH staffer and she said that as of now, they...
Health Department’s Dr. Saipale Fuimaono, who heads the Tafuna Community Health Center, speaking at Saturday cabinet meeting
Health Department’s Dr. Saipale Fuimaono, who heads the Tafuna Community Health Center, giving an update on the locally transmitted measles cases during Saturday’s cabinet meeting  Department of Health (DOH) announced last Friday afternoon during a live broadcast that American Samoa has a “measles...
Reigning Miss SOFIAS, Vanessa Ta’amu Simanu (far right) along with officers and members of the Sosaiete O Fa’afafine I Amerika Samoa
Reigning Miss SOFIAS, Vanessa Ta’amu Simanu (far right) along with officers and members of the Sosaiete O Fa’afafine I Amerika Samoa (SOFIAS) visited the LBJ Medical Center Pediatric Ward earlier this week to hand out gifts to children in the unit. SOFIAS has made this a holiday tradition over the...
Six of the 26 ornaments painted by Leone HS art students this
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — At 56 schools across the country, students are creating one-of-a-kind ornaments for the 2019 National Christmas Tree display on the Ellipse in President’s Park. These handcrafted ornaments will adorn 56 smaller trees that surround the National Christmas Tree. The 56...
(l-r) Lydia Faleafine Nomura, Flo Aetonu, Minnie Tuia, and Letitia Peau
(l-r) Lydia Faleafine Nomura, Flo Aetonu, Minnie Tuia, and Letitia Peau, representing American Samoa at the “World Heritage: Opportunities in the Pacific and Insular Areas SHPO Training”, being hosted at the Senator Antonio M. Palomo Guam Museum and Educational Facility from Dec. 3-6. It is a joint...
Some of the beautiful contestants from across the region
Some of the beautiful contestants from across the region who vied for this year’s Miss Pacific Islands crown, which was won by Miss Samoa, Fonoifafo Seumanu (far right). Pictured third from left is Miss American Samoa, Epifania Petelo who won the National Tourism Award. Also pictured is outgoing...
Two ASPA employees working on water tank in Aunu'u.
This photo provided by an Aunu’u resident, shows the American Samoa Power Authority water crew working on the water tank in Aunu’u. Aunu’u residents have been exempted from paying their water bills, while ASPA works on addressing the “high salinity issue” on the island-village where ASPA is...
Members of the LBJ Family Planning outreach program at Aoa Olomoana Elementary School
The LBJ Medical Center’s Family Planning Clinic continues their outreach program “BEGINS WITH ME/ AMATA IA TE A’U.” This past week kicked off with a special visit to the students of Aoa Olomoana Elementary School “Home of the Seaula" where the group spoke on issues such as teen pregnancy prevention...

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