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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 26-year old man from Kokoland was arrested last week on the allegation that he assaulted an Asian man and stole his bag containing his wallet and cell phone. Valaau Asomau made his initial appearance in District Court last week where he entered a not guilty plea to...
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HONOLULU — Leaders of the nation’s eight Regional Fishery Management Councils convened the first of their biannual meetings in 2020 yesterday by teleconference. The Council Coordination Committee (CCC) meeting provides the Councils and heads of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — At last Friday’s cabinet meeting, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga voiced concerns over the illegally erected political campaign signs on government land and reminded cabinet directors not to use ASG property and assets for campaign purposes. POLITICAL CAMPAIGN SIGNAGE Many...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In seeking to extend the suspension of Hawaiian Airlines flights between Honolulu and Pago Pago til June 30th, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga outlined six “factors” which predicated his request which has since been granted by the airline. “I feel the frustration, annoyance,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 45-year-old man was arrested by police last week for allegedly assaulting his wife, after his sister-in-law (his wife’s sister) called 911 for help and told police that her sister (victim) was assaulted by the defendant and she’s hiding inside the room, crying and...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 29-year-old man from Tafuna accused of using a sharp object to assault another man during a drinking session has been arrested and charged with second degree assault, a felony, punishable by not more than 5 years imprisonment, and/or a fine of not more than $5,000 or...
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Washington, D.C. —  Congresswoman Aumua Amata reports the weekly update from the Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to show steady progress for American Samoa. Local employers have now successfully acquired 120 loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) totaling over $6.6 million...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The National Weather Service Pago Pago makes it easy to track the weather. American Samoa, stay informed on the latest temperature, heat index, wind speed, wind direction, and sky cover. You can track the hourly weather observations recorded at National Weather Service...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Despite Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga’s assertion in his recent letter to House Speaker Savali Talavou Ale that “he made it a point to reach out to the Fono leaders” to address the declarations, Speaker Savali informed the governor that the House of Representatives had only...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Traffic was backed up all the way to Pago yesterday morning as local residents crowded the town area — specifically the post office and the banks — for tax refunds and stimulus checks, which were mailed out this past weekend. In the meantime, the Territorial Bank has...

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