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Some of the jewelry made from stone flakes found
Alega Village, AMERICAN SAMOA — Tisa’s Tattoo Fest is reinventing itself and has become more than a promoter of The Sacred Tatau Art of the Samoans in 2019.  “This year was the most educational and informative celebration of the Tatau Art for me, and I am grateful to team up with our local health...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man who was arrested for disturbing the public peace and later found with illegal drugs has entered into a plea agreement with the government. Kalati Vaafusuaga appeared in court this week for a pretrial conference; however, when his case was called, defense attorney,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man from Iliili with a long criminal history entered into a plea agreement with the government last week in High Court. Setu Filemoni, who is on probation, was initially charged with resisting arrest and second degree assault, both felonies; and three 3 misdemeanors:...
DHSS staff with prevent underage drinking sign
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Employees of the Department of Human and Social Services (DHSS) lined the streets in front of the DHSS headquarters in Utulei yesterday morning, for a special “wave” to culminate Red Ribbon Week 2019 in American Samoa. The Red Ribbon campaign is a national initiative to...
Chamber of Commerece chairwoman Ella Gurr
  Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Although supportive of “fair minimum wages for our employees”, the American Samoa Chamber of Commerce says the economy of the territory - which is reliant on the canneries - dictates otherwise. Therefore, the Chamber supports any delay in minimum wage hikes for the...
Pictured is the “Utu Abe Malae Operations Center”
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Power Authority’s two-story operations center building in Tafuna has been renamed after the late ASPA executive director, Utu Abe Malae. The “Utu Abe Malae Operations Center” was officially dedicated Monday, during which two major renewable energy...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — One of the defendants in the case involving seven members of the Nuuuli Church of Christ — including senior preachers — who were arrested last month on the allegation that they assaulted a couple, has been ordered by the court to depart the territory immediately. Kalepo...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The International Research Institute and the National Weather Service (NWS) Climate Prediction Center predicts a neutral ENSO. ENSO-neutral refers to those periods when neither El Nino nor La Nina is present.However, some indications point to slightly higher sea surface...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) has filed an administrative complaint, seeking civil money penalty from yet another local store for violation of federal laws - selling tobacco products to minors. The new complaint seeks $570...
Stony coral, Galaxea fascicularis,
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  Most ocean enthusiasts are familiar with shallow coral reefs: colorful ecosystems teeming with life that support more species than any other marine environment. But what many people don’t know is that these reefs can extend to depths of over 500 feet. These deeper reefs...

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