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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man who is on probation about being convicted of stealing two years ago was arrested again by police on the allegation he violated local drug laws. Lolesio Tolu was a passenger in a pick-up truck that was pulled over by police two weekends ago in Vaitogi where drugs...
Jessica Podoski (second from left) and the American Samoa climate change working group pausing for a photo with American Samoa’s Congresswoman Aumua Amata (center)
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii — Honolulu District’s Jessica Podoski, a hydraulic engineer in the Civil Works Technical Branch, Engineering and Construction Division, is the national U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Climate Champion of 2019 award winner for her work in preparing climate change and...
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Pago Pago, AAMERICAN SAMOA — A woman convicted of fraudulent use of a credit device in a case where she stole checks from her mother’s business over two years ago was sentenced by the High Court to 12 months probation. Vanessa Annesley, who was released by the court three weeks ago on her own...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga on Wednesday this week appointed Alfonso Pete Galea’i as acting director of the local Department of Homeland Security (ASDHS). The appointment was effective Wednesday, the same day that the governor issued the memo announcing the acting director...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Reversing a federal district court decision, which grants automatic US citizenship to people born in American Samoa “would only create additional questions about their belonging in the American polity,” according to current and former Delegates to the US House as well as...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — After spending over 15 months behind bars on the allegation that he sexually abused his 13-year-old biological daughter in 2016, the defendant was released from custody yesterday morning after the court granted the government’s motion to dismiss the case against the...
Tualauta Rep. Larry Sanitoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — On behalf of several residents of Fogagogo, Tualauta Rep. Larry Sanitoa this week asked Police Commissioner Le’i Sonny Thompson for police assistance in patrolling the Fogagogo road more frequently. “Several residents have reported that many vehicles including buses are...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Marine Advisories for American Samoa waters — including high surf — are in effect through Sunday night. Weekend Surf Hazard:-Elevated surf heights of 11 to 13 feet.-Elevated seas and surf generating dangerous rip currents.-Watch for debris lifted onto roads.-Possible...
ASG Treasurer Ueligitone Tonumaipe’a
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The second round of distribution for the Economic Impact Payments (EIP) — better known as stimulus checks — totaling more than $4 million for local qualified tax payers — will be delivered to the Post Office in Fagatogo next week Thursday, June 4, and be available for...
American Samoa Executive Office Building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Besides bringing onboard new workers, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga requested executive branch directors to review records of ASG contract workers and to collaborate with Human Resources in order to covert them to career service employees. Lolo made the verbal request at...

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