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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Hawaiian Airlines will increase the number of weekly flights to and from Pago Pago for its “winter seasonal” (north of the equator) flights between December 2018 and January 2019 — and the extra flights are starting much earlier than usual. In past years, Hawaiian had...
Lt. Gov. Lemanu Sialega Palepoi Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In his capacity as Acting Governor, Lt. Gov. Lemanu Sialega Palepoi Mauga has appointed Mrs. Elizabeth Perri to assume the post of Acting Insurance Commissioner, effective immediately, until a permanent appointment is made. This is according to Lemanu’s July 26 memo. Gov...
Methodist Mika Kuka and Lafaele Sefo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Chief Justice Michael Kruse has made changes to the bond amounts required to release two men who were arrested during the weekend on allegations that they violated conditions of their probation.  Lafaele Sefo was out on a $5,000 surety bond; but Kruse has changed it to a...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two men who have pending cases in High Court were arrested during the weekend following a fight that broke out in Malaeimi. Oliva Toimoana and Lafaele Sefo made their initial appearances in District Court yesterday morning. Judge Fiti Sunia has set their bonds at $300,...
divers over a coral reef
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This weekend, give the kids a chance to explore the ocean and the national marine sanctuaries through virtual reality. This is definitely a 'cool' way to close out summer break and at the same time, give the little ones a chance to learn more about underwater life and...
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed $1 million in federal funding for Fitiuta Airport on Monday. “The Fitiuta Airport is essential to travel between Manu’a and Tutuila, and an important asset to American Samoa,” said Aumua Amata. “The FAA is recognizing the need to maintain our...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Filipino woman who is being ordered by the Immigration Board to leave American Samoa by this Friday has written to the Board chairwoman, in response to her current sponsor's letter, dated June 6, 2018 and also addressed to the Board chairwoman. Samoa News was able to...
Pago Pago, AMERICA SAMOA — The American Samoa Power Authority is increasing rates for water, groundwater protection and solid waste and they will be implemented in this month’s bill, taking effect next month, August, according to an ASPA public notice published in yesterday’s Samoa News. ASPA’s...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Immigration Board has given 10 days for the Filipino woman, who refused to renew her immigration status under her then sponsor to leave the jurisdiction of American Samoa. Failure to comply with the Board’s order would subject her to deportation under immigration...
Director of Health, Motusa Tuileama Nua
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A major health clinic in American Samoa was closed last week because doctors couldn't access medical records at the main LBJ Hospital. The Tafuna Community Health Center did not have access to the electronic medical records system, which doctors and other staff need at...

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