Ads by Google Ads by Google

Local News

[photo: ASDOE SpEd]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Students from the Department of Education's Special Education Division, attended a church service at the CCCAS Matu’u and Faganeanea last Sunday to kick off ASDOE-SpEd’s Developmental Disability Awareness Month 2018. Rev. Fouvale Asiata led the service and added to the...
This is the house at the back of the old DPS building in Fagatogo where Mua’iga Siatiu a.k.a Povi is serving his 5-year straight sentence, after he was convicted by the High Court last year for sodomizing a 5-year-old girl. [photo: AF]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The man convicted of sodomizing a 5-year-old girl and was seen by members of the community including family members of the young girl roaming freely with some of the DPS police officers is finally being locked up without release, by orders of Police Commissioner Le’i...
Senate President Gaoteote Tofau Palaie [SN file photo]
Pago Pago AMERICAN SAMOA —  A recommendation by three senators to scale back this year’s Flag Day, as many families impacted by Tropical Storm Gita are in need of financial assistance, will be delivered by Senate President Gaoteote Tofau Palaie to the Lolo Administration. The recommendation, or “...
A look inside a cell at the new prison facility at the Territorial Correction Facility (TCF) in Tafuna.  [photo by AF]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The beating and abuse of two inmates who escaped twice from prison this year is allegedly continuing inside the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) in Tafuna. Samoa News received numerous phone calls last week — straight from some of the inmates inside the TCF,...
Here is the copy of the Entry Permit that allowed Joita Fa’aaliga to enter the territory on August 2012.  [photo by AF]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Chief Immigration Officer Peseta Dennis Fuimaono and his staff are ready to present to the Trial Division of the American Samoa High Court the file that contains all the accurate information about an over-stayer who is now serving time at the Territorial Correctional...
Amata and VFW representatives met to discuss VA services and health care [photo: courtesy]
Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed the latest in an ongoing series of House/Senate Joint Hearings on veterans’ issues, this one a Veterans Service Organization presentation, and on Tuesday discussed health care and VA services with a visiting group representing the VFW of Hawai’i...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Beginning March 12-13, 2018, the Village of Ottoville will begin registering at the DRC located at Department of Youth and Women’s Affairs Building located at Route 1 Pago Pago, AS 96799. March 12 will be for Ottoville numbers 0001-0118, and March 13, Ottoville numbers...
HONOLULU — Renowned scientists from throughout the Pacific this past week concluded a three-day meeting in Honolulu to develop recommendations on managing fisheries in Hawai'i, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and the US Pacific Remote Islands Areas....
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The local Chamber of Commerce will be meeting with the US Small Business Administration (SBA) on federal programs available to the local business community, impacted by Tropical Storm Gita, which left behind devastation 30-days ago, today. US President Donald J. Trump...
[SN file photo]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Elijah Leasau was acquitted of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, to wit; marijuana, after a jury delivered a “not guilty” verdict Wednesday afternoon. Prosecutor Christy Dunn told jurors that according to testimonies from police officers and also footage...

Pages