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I Love Samoa poster
Wellington, NEW ZEALAND — The first lineup announcements have been made for a series of concerts in New Zealand, which aim to raise funds for the families of measles victims in Samoa. The 'I Love Samoa 2020' concerts will take place in Auckland, Wellington, and Australia's Gold Coast from the end...
Sceen shot of from interview on News One Now.
Auckland, NEW ZEALAND — It's a New Zealand-based play getting rave reviews - and it's about to make history in the US. A chance viewing of the all-female cast on stage in New Zealand has led to several Pasifika performers getting the chance of a lifetime in New York's famous Soho theatre district...
Pelesasa Suafoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Police and family members of seventeen-year-old Pelesasa Suafoa of Tafuna are asking the public's assistance in locating the teen, who was last seen at home Friday Dec. 20th in the morning. Pelesasa's brother-in-law and his wife are looking after the missing teen, as his...
The Seu family Saturday, October 12th after their daughter Emma was baptized in front of a large gathering of family and friends.
Pago Pago, AMERICA SAMOA — Alema Seu and Lorena Seu both graduated from BYU Idaho and were deciding what to do next.  Alema obtained a degree in Health Sciences, and Lorena in Early Childhood Special Education.  To help them choose where to go, the young couple decided to fast and pray to the Lord...
Manatuaafiaisionavao and Leilani
Avondale, ARIZONA — Two Samoan females have completed a program dominated for years by males, and they have excelled, graduating from Universal Technical Institute (UTI) in Arizona. Manatuaafiaisionavao Grace Leutu Taaseu Ifopo and Leilani Mariah Tupulua received their Associate of Occupational...
Fatima Sae with some of the donations
Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND — A Palmerston North woman has wiped away her tears and put her hand up for her homeland.  Fatima Sae has family in Samoa. You can hear the pain in her voice, and the loss.  Samoa's measles epidemic has left relatives from the island feeling helpless. Among the dead...
O le au tapua’i lea i faiva o le tama’ita’i o Elysha Samatua i lana taumafaiga i le Dixie State University International Pageant
O le au tapua’i lea i faiva o le tama’ita’i o Elysha Samatua i lana taumafaiga i le Dixie State University International Pageant. O i latou uma nei o alo ma fanau a Amerika Samoa o lo’o aooga i lea Iunivesite i le taimi nei. O le fa’afetai ua matua si’itia e Elysha ona o le sapaiga o ia e nei uso...
Samoans in Boston
O se va’aiga lea i le toatele o tagata Samoa ua latou fa’atasitasi i le aai o Boston i Amerika i le tele o latou fa’atasiga ma ua fa’aopoopo mai lava i le tele o taimi isi a latou uo mamae ua latou vala’aulia mai e auai, ma fa’alautele atili atu ai feso’ota’iga o le latou pisinisi o le gaosia o mea...
From left, linguistics student Chelsea Pedro, Professor of Linguistics Scott Saft, linguistics and anthropology student Faʻafaleaʻi Siliva, and Associate Professor of Linguistics Yumiko Ohara
Hilo, HAWAII — Faʻafaleaʻi Siliva is passionate about preserving her language along with her culture. Silivia is from the villages of Nua, Seʻetaga, and Taputimu in American Samoa. Her study of the Samoan language is motivated by her desire to preserve Samoan heritage and identity for future...
Retired Command Sergeant Major Charles Tobin (standing, right)
San Francisco, CA — The USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) announced on Tuesday the selection of Mr. Charles M. Tobin as the SNAP Director for the Western Regional Office. SNAP is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the program formerly known as food stamps. The Western Regional...

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