Tiara Drabble receiving gifts from Cost-U-Less
Tiara Drabble (left) receives two gifts from a Cost-U-Less employee for the Le Taupou Manaia Dance Academy “Toys & Joy Drive for Samoa” on Wednesday. Cost-U-Less is one of the drop off locations for the drive to help bring holiday joy to children and those affected by measles in Samoa.  [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]
Chritmas lights and decorations at Aoloau
“Manuia Le Kerisimasi” from the top of Aoloau village! It’s that time of year again, when local residents pack up the kids and make the drive to Aoloau to see Christmas lights and decorations. This holiday season, local companies are taking part in the biggest light spectacle in American Samoa. Pictured is the submission by local print company, AVE Designz. [photo: TG]
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 — of which they were joined by the audience in song. A good time to be had by family & friends. [courtesy photo]
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 are only vaccinating children and teenagers.  In the meantime, some complaints have been posted on social sites about ‘infected’ patients mingling with ‘healthy’ ones at these DoH clinics. [photo: Tony Gasu]

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ASCC students portray the Three Wise Men meeting with King Herod
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Just prior to the declaration of the Territory’s current State of Emergency, students taking Fine Arts classes at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) enlivened the holiday season with their stage production “Iesu le Mesia”, a celebration in the Samoan language of...
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