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Just say no to marijuana
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 42-year-old taxi driver arrested for disturbing the public peace in Nu’uuli last Friday night is now charged with violating local drug laws. When police officers conducted a body search on the defendant, Valaau Iakopo after he was apprehended, they found two hand...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man with a 2-year-old bench warrant for failure to appear in court for a disposition hearing back in May 2018 was arrested by police during a traffic stop at Nu’uuli and is now in custody. Alex Muliaga made his initial appearance in court last week, and his next court...
The U.S. Navy C-40 on the tarmac at Pago Pago Int'l Airport.
HONOLULU, Hawaii -- Nineteen patients from American Samoa requiring non-COVID-19 related medical care and 13 escorts arrived June 9 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii on a U.S. Navy C-40 flight as part of a Federal Emergency Management Agency support mission. At the request of FEMA, the U.S...
Congresswoman Amata and Secretary Chao
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata  welcomed a grant this past week of $943,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for improvements to the Port of Pago Pago, American Samoa. This discretionary grant will fund the purchase of a yard floodlighting system, rehabilitation of the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man who contacted the Tafuna Police Substation (TPS) for assistance after his house was burglarized by two men was arrested on the allegation that he assaulted the two men allegedly burglarizing his house and stealing his cell phone and stimulus check. On May 27th,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 42-year-old man who was pulled over for a traffic violation is being criminally charged, after police allegedly found illegal drugs in his possession. Ameperosa Leota appeared in court last week for a traffic citation, he was ordered to return to court on Monday of...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa can expect periods of locally heavy rainfall capable of producing Flash Flooding, along with elevated winds over 25 to 30 mph through the weekend. Current trends suggest that the risk of heavy rainfall and strong winds will linger into the beginning of the...
Class of 2020
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Education director Dr. Ruth Matagi-Tofiga announced Thursday the virtual graduation ceremonies for all public high schools, and dates it will be aired on KVZK-TV, via a live link and includes the combined baccalaureate ceremony. She said that the Department of Education...
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Pago Pago, AMRICAN SAMOA — As mandated by federal law, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO released yesterday its latest report on the minimum wage for American Samoa and the report — which doesn’t make recommendations on whether or not to increase or decrease local minimum wage — was...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Local resident and US citizen, Bryan Jackson, is seeking — among other things — $4 million in punitive damages through a lawsuit filed Wednesday with the Trial Division of the High Court against Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga and the American Samoa Government in connection...

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