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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  Latest visible satellite loop shows some fair-weather clouds and high cirrus clouds associated with an extratropical low far south of the territory. Present upper air soundings continue to show an extremely dry and moist atmospheric profile associated with a strong...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 occurred about 134 miles Southwest of Tutuila Island at 5:06am, this morning, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Based on all available data from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) in Honolulu ~ THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 19-year-old young man from Vaitogi was arrested by police last week on the allegation that he stabbed another man. Solomona Gauta made his initial appearance before Judge Elvis P. Patea last week where his bail was set at the amount of $5,000. Gauta’s preliminary...
Norwegian Jewel entering Pago Pago bay yesterday
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — After being refused entry into other ports in the South Pacific, the cruise ship Norwegian Jewel , which has been floating at sea for days with more than 2,000 people on board, made a “refueling” stop in Pago Pago Monday afternoon. International news agencies report that...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A woman allegedly involved in the case where a Correctional Officer (C.O) at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) was arrested last week on the allegation that he helped to smuggle a large quantity of illegal drugs and cell phones into the TCF was arrested by DPS...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The bus driver who was sexually abusing a 16-year old girl for months is paying a price for his actions. The court has ordered Viliamu Laulu to serve a period of detention of 20 months as a condition of his 5-year probation, and upon serving his time at the Territory...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — There’s a lot of criticism from family members and some senior police officers regarding what they say is the decision made by DPS Deputy Commission, Falanaipupu Taase Sagapolutele to have the police officer assigned to watch the three inmates detained at the Temporary...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — More HOT weather is in the forecast for the upcoming week. Remember to take drink plenty of fluids, seek shade, and watch for signs of a heat related illness. Model data shows a strong ridge stretching from the Solomon Islands to the French Polynesia Islands remaining...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 25-year-old male accused of disturbing the peace in a restaurant parking lot last week Wednesday made his initial in District Court Thursday morning, where he entered a not guilty plea to the single charge of public peace disturbance. Isaako Malaki is being represented...
Members of The Veterans’ Affairs Committee including Cong. Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming this week’s examination in the Veterans’ Affairs Committee of a bipartisan bill to strengthen oversight at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which was introduced in February by Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY) and Rep. Aumua Amata (R-...

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