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Ofu

A Cherokee 6 on floats with a small paopao with 2 people in it beside the aircraft.
Ofu, MANU'A — Paopao Lele (a Cherokee 6 on floats) in Ofu, Manu’a, was a single engine pontoon plane owned by George Wray that made daily trips to Ofu during high tide and landed on water — this was before there was a landing strip at Ofu. It was a popular gathering spot for FaleLuanu’u people to...
Cong. Uifaatali Amata
Washington, D.C. —  Friday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed official notice of three grants through the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for American Samoa’s airports from appropriations by Congress in COVID economic relief that combine for $...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man from Ofu, Manu’a is now in custody after being arrested and charged for burning down his own home in Ofu while his daughter was inside the house. The man, Faleolosega Fetu appeared in District Court last week. He is charged with a single count of arson in the first...
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The government’s case against a Tongan national residing in Ofu charged for violating local drug laws has been dismissed, after the High Court granted a motion by the government this week to dismiss the case. When Mataele Toke’s case was called in court this week, prosecutor Laura Garvey informed...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — ASTCA services on Ofu and Olosega were stabilized on April 16, following several days when ASTCA services were not working properly. At the present time, landline phone services are working properly and reliably. Broadband internet, mobile voice services (VoLTE), and...
Uafu i Ofu
O se va’aiga lea i le Uafu i Ofu lea ua amata galuega mo le fa’aleleia o le tautuaina o tagata femalaga’i i va’a. [ata: foai]
MV Manu'atele near the dock in Ofu
Ofu, MANU'A — American Samoa's MV Manu'atele inter-island ferry remains in Ofu after suffering damage during stormy conditions during the weekend. The vessel had left Tutuila midweek to deliver fuel but was unable to go to Ta'u because of bad weather so it docked at Ofu. The chief engineer Jimmy...
Fire at new micro grid power plant in Ofu, Manu’a
Ofu, MANUA — Residents of Ofu, Manu’a received quite the scare this past Friday afternoon, when a fire broke out at the new micro grid power plant there, specifically the solar battery storage area. Rep. Tiaoalii Fauagiga Sai told Samoa News that the fire started around 1p.m. — the same time the...
coral reef
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa has been awarded funding for the study of coral reefs in the waters off Ofu and Olosega islands in Manu’a, says Marine and Wildlife director Va’amua Henry Sesepasara, at last week’s cabinet meeting, where he gave an update presentation following the 40th...