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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The National Weather Service Pago Pago is continuing to monitor our region especially late next week and into the second half of February as we are in the peak of hurricane season. Even though tropical activity is currently well to the west of American Samoa, no tropical...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Department of Transportation has approved Samoa Airways’ request for a cabotage wavier to continue operating fights between Tutuila and Manu’a, as ASG has moved forward with improvements to the two domestic airports in the island group. Manu’a has been without air...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — An overstayer from Samoa convicted of using a stick to strike the head of a minor has been ordered by Associate Justice Fiti Sunia to depart the territory after he is released from jail. After several continuances in Teofilo Kuka’s sentencing — so both attorneys could...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Information is being gathered in preparation for Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga’s official response to the US Federal Communication Commission (FCC) request to provide details on how American Samoa used the 9-1-1 fee charged to consumers. Commissioner Michael O’Rielly of the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The 25 year-old man convicted of stealing a pair of laptops from a Malaeimi home has been given a chance by the court. Filo Fuimaono appeared in court last week for sentencing. He was initially charged with second degree robbery and stealing; however, under a plea...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 31-year-old man from Samoa who pled guilty to meth possession has been ordered to depart the territory and remain outside of its borders, as a condition of his 5-year probation sentence. Steven Alaimalo appeared in High Court last week for sentencing. He was initially...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In another revised travel advisory dated Feb. 5th, the Health Department made adjustments to travel requirements for US passport holders and American Samoa residents “transiting” through Tonga to the territory, while today’s MV Lady Naomi sail was suspended due to...
In this Oct. 2019 file photo, McConnell Dowell continues work
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — To ensure that Pago Pago International Airport remained in operation, the Dept. of Port Administration split into three phases the $34-million-dollar airport Apron Rehabilitation Project, which is expected to be completed by mid-2021, says Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga. The...
Cong. Aumua Amata with coins and Director David J. Ryder
Washington, D.C. — In January, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed the opportunity to visit the U.S. Mint headquarters in Washington, D.C., meet with Director David J. Ryder, learn more about the process and programs at the U.S. Mint, and enjoy an early look at the soon to be released quarter...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man accused of assaulting another man during a drinking session last week is now in custody after police allegedly found 2 small baggies containing illegal drugs and a glass pipe — also containing drugs — in his possession. Adam Nikolao made his initial appearance in...

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