Ads by Google Ads by Google

Local News

Congresswoman Aumua Amata and Director of Health Motusa Nua
Washington, D.C. — Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a discretionary grant through the Pacific Basin program for the American Samoa Department of Health. The health services grant entitles Health Centers to a total of $2,343,073 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has extended for 31-days his coronavirus emergency declaration, through the Seventh Amended Declaration, effective Aug. 1st to Aug. 31, as American Samoa — without a confirmed case — continues under the “Code Blue” threat-level. The amended...
Vice Speaker of the House Fetu Fetui Jr,Deputy Treasurer Keith Gebaue,Rep. Timusa Tini Lam Yuen,
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Vice Speaker of the House Fetu Fetui Jr believes that the government’s decision to search vessels and flights from Manu’a for illegal drugs is not only illegal but it violates people’s constitutional rights under the Constitution and the laws of American Samoa. The...
Sen. Faamausili Mau Mau Jr
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Senator Faamausili Mau Mau Jr has questioned the authority of the Governor and the Acting Attorney General to review and approve OK Boards for persons allowed into the territory under special provision. Faamausili, a member of the Immigration Board (IB) pointed out...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man accused of assaulting his wife in front of his two young children in Nuuuli was arrested and appeared in court last week. This is the fourth man arrested and charged with domestic violence against women recently. The defendant, a 46-year-old man from Samoa, made...
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Mikaele Filipo, who pled guilty to third degree assault two weeks ago, a charge amended from assault in the second degree — was sentenced to time served, which was 86 days. During the plea agreement hearing, upon questioning by the court, the defendant admitted pulling a...
Court Report logo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 32-year-old male accused of disturbing the peace in a restaurant parking lot last week Saturday made his initial appearance in District Court last week, where he entered a not guilty plea to the single charge of public peace disturbance. Talosaga Mareko is being...
ELDP logo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Tafuna High School teacher Marcella Fitisone have been accepted into the 2020-2021 Cohort of the Executive Leadership Development Program, according to a June 29th acceptance letter from Jason D. Aubuchon, senior program manager, of the Pacific & US Virgins Islands...
Congresswoman Amata with Steve Vaiau
Washington, D.C. — This past week Congresswoman Aumua Amata  hailed House passage of bipartisan legislation managing the nation’s water infrastructure, which includes expedited feasibility studies for much-needed stabilizing efforts in in Aunu‘u Harbor and Tutuila. The bill is the two-year Water...
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Trial Division of the High Court has denied separate applications by Bryan Jackson and Steven Jay Pincus Hueter for a preliminary injunction, enjoining the the governor and ASG from enforcing certain provisions of the COVID-19 declarations. Jackson was the first to...

Pages