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StarKist canning plant
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has proposed an amendment to local environmental laws, as well as a FY 2018 budget supplement for the distribution of the more than $2 million that the American Samoa Government received under the multi-million settlement payment by StarKist Co...
Tuvalu's ferry, MV Nivaga III
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This photo posted Dec. 1, 2015 on the Tuvalu government Facebook page, shows the government’s new passenger ferry MV Nivaga III, that made its maiden voyage to American Samoa last Saturday morning and was in the Port of Pago Pago for 24-hours. Responding to media...
photo of District Court Building in American Samoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The 38-year-old man from Nu’uuli who was arrested by police last week and charged for assaulting his wife in front on his children was ordered by District Court Judge Fiti Sunia not to have any direct or indirect contact with his wife and children while this matter is...
District Court Judge Fiti Sunia
Pago Pago, AMERICA SAMOA — The 48-year-old man who punched a taxi driver when the taxi driver tried to break up a confrontation between him (defendant) and his wife was ordered to serve 30 days at the Territorial Correction Facility (TCF), as a condition of his 12- month probation. Alfred Amituana’...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  A 28-year old man who was accused of unlawful possession of methamphetamine has admitted to the court that on or about Apr. 25, 2018, he had in his possession a glass pipe containing methamphetamine. Oloaluga Viliamu pled guilty to the charge of unlawful possession of a...
Malaloa dock
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa government is planning to change the way a US$2.6 million settlement from cannery giant, StarKist, can be spent. The settlement was for environmental violations at its plant. The governor, Lolo Matalasi Moliga, said the entire amount had been...
 ASTCA employees dancing
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Hawiki submarine cable sets the foundation for American Samoa’s future with improved services in areas such as education, telemedicine and e-commerce, proving new job opportunities for the territory, says Taiulagi Asuega, vice chair of the American Samoa...
Lt. Col. Clinton Seybold (left) and  Lt. Col. Alejandro L. Buniag Jr.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Lt. Col. Clinton Seybold, outgoing Commander of the U.S. Army Reserve Theater Support Group American Samoa Detachment, has been credited for setting up emergency operations preparedness and securing $1.8 million in funding for projects for the unit here. These are some...
District Court Judge Fiti Sunia
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 46-year old man from Fiji employed by the LBJ Hospital as an X-Ray Tech was arrested by police last week on allegations that 7 months ago he sexually assaulted a 16-year old girl, who is also a Fiji national. The victim and her sister made the report to police two...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The young man who spent 46 days behind bars for disturbing the peace in Vaitogi on June 2, 2018 was released from confinement this paast week, after District Court Judge Fiti Sunia sentenced him to time served at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF). The...

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