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One of the many activities being spearheaded by the American Samoa National Olympic Committee (ASNOC) for Olympic Day - set to be held at the Veteran’s Memorial Stadium on Saturday, June 24 - is a “Logo Design Contest.” Olympic Day, which coincides with ASNOC’s planned activities for Sports Month...
Executive Director of the ASG Office of Political Status, Constitution and Federal Relations, Tapaau Dr. Daniel Aga (2nd left) at the United Nations Decolonization Committee’s Caribbean Seminar last month. [SN file photo]
American Samoans maintaining the current “status quo” when it comes to its political relationship with the United States was among the issues covered in American Samoa’s presentation at the United Nations Decolonization Committee’s Caribbean Seminar hosted by St. Vincent and the Grenadines from May...
AMERICAN SAMOA COLLEGE RESEARCH FOUNDATION GOLF TOURNAMENT The American Samoa College Research Foundation (ASCRF) is inviting the community to support the territory’s college students by taking part in its 1st Annual Golf Tournament this Saturday at the Ili’ili Golf Course. Money raised during the...
Graduates of Faga’itua HS happily posed for the Samoa News camera following graduation luncheons and gatherings being hosted around the island to celebrate their successful completion of 12 years of education with families and friends.  [Photo:THA]
] One hundred nineteen Vikings gathered for a final time yesterday morning to turn their tassels and close out the final chapter of great memories made at Faga’itua High School. The Class of 2017 came dressed in their school colors - girls in red and boys in black - with great support from their...
Following a two-day bench trial last week, the High Court has taken under advisement a complaint by the Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) against Rev. Elder Amaama Tofaeono, who allegedly refused to vacate CCCAS housing he and his wife occupied, after his ministerial duties...
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MUAIGA SIATUI A 24-year old man from Samoa accused of having sexual contact with a five-year old girl, has reached a plea agreement with the government, and will be sentence Aug. 4th, after the High Court accepted the agreement early this week. Muaiga Siatui, aka, Povi, was initially charged with...
Besides moving to expand and strengthen the Vice & Narcotics Tactical Unit, Police Commissioner Le’i Sonny Thompson is doing the same for the Department of Public Safety’s motorcycle police unit, with at least two motorcycle cops very visible to the public in early morning hours or late...
FOOD STAMP PROGRAM Qualified individuals who want to receive services under the American Samoa Nutrition Assistance Program (ASNAP) — better known as the Food Stamp Program — are reminded that mass orientation will be held on the second and third Tuesday and Thursday this month (June 13, 15, 20 and...
Proud warriors who celebrated their last chapter at Tafuna High School yesterday.  [photo: EM]
It was a beautiful sunny day for a graduation in Tafuna for the mighty warriors of Tafuna High School at their school gymnasium. This year, Tafuna High had the highest number of graduates on island — 267 graduates — 55 who were part of the National Honor Society, which included 3 Valedictorians...
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Palafu Christine Sou, who was born and raised in American Samoa and Samoa, has recently signed a contract with Hawaii’s Best Model and Talent Agency. The 29-year-old has also landed a role in an upcoming Japanese feature film. In an email correspondence to Samoa News, Palafu’s mother Sauaso...

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