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What is left of a family home that was burnt to the ground as
Apia, SAMOA — Police have arrested one person over the burning of family houses and other properties at Taelefaga village at the Fagaloa Bay last Thursday night. Police confirmed the arrest this week and said that more people are expected to be charged over the incident. The Incident The properties...
Samoan police headquarters in Apia
Apia, SAMOA — The police in Samoa have launched investigations into the unrelated deaths of three children. The first occurred on Saturday in Lefaga where a one-year-old boy is believed to have drowned behind the family home. The police said the child was left unsupervised. The second death was...
Car club, Leai Sou Feau members watch game on a big screen TV in front of the Government building.
Apia, SAMOA — They are celebrating on the streets of Apia. When the Manu Samoa defeated Russia in their opening World Cup game, Manu Samoa fans in Samoa stayed up late at night and early into the next morning to showcase their support for their team. While most people watched from the comfort of...
Monitors observing a purse seiner unloading in Majuro
San Francisco, CALIFORNIA — American researchers are calling for the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Committee to ban trans-shipping. The Pew Charitable Trust said tens of millions of dollars each year was lost to the practice of offloading catch before it reached its final destination. A...
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Auckland, NEW ZEALAND — A ground-breaking study which looks at how Māori and Samoan peoples describe their experience of youth justice across three different but comparable countries is calling for participants. Led by Dr Tamasailau Suaalii-Sauni and Dr Robert Webb of the University of Auckland and...
Michael Lurvey, USMC Vietnam Veteran with TCOM patented invention
Honolulu, HAWAII–The Univ. of Hawaii Pacific Business Center Project’s (PBCP), ‘Hauula Resilience Model Village’ has been selected as a national finalist in the Innovation category by the University Economic Development Association. Papalii Dr. Tusi Avegalio, Director of the University of Hawaii...
Perelini Ulugia with his children, neices and nephews in his growing beach fale business, Jaymy's
Saleapaga, SAMOA — The morning of the tsunami, Perelini Ulugia was halfway through shaving his face, when the earth shook the walls of the fale around him. “I thought maybe one of my brothers in law was playing a joke on me, shaking the house,” he said. It wasn’t until he stepped out that he...
View of Oahu featuring downtown Honolulu and Diamond Head.
Honolulu, HAWAII — We all know the cost of living in Honolulu is high. Really high. But a new analysis from 24/7 Wall Street crunched the numbers to figure out just how much a family of four has to bring in to be able to afford a “modest yet adequate standard of living” in Urban Honolulu. The...
SVSG Board Members – Mulipola Anarosa Molio’o, Georgina Newton (Chairperson) and Sam Fruean.
Apia, SAMOA — Abandoning children is not new in Samoa as evident in the number currently under the care of the Samoa Victim Support Group (SVSG) at the House of Hope at Tuana’imato. Since SVSG’s inception in 2009, more than 100 abandoned children have been under their care. With the upswing and...
 The Speaker of the House, Lord Fakafanua, (left), and the late PM 'Akilisi Pohiva.
Nuku'alofa, TONGA — The Speaker of the Tonga Legislative Assembly, Lord Fakafanua, has announced nominations have been opened to fill the parliamentary seat made vacant by the death of 'Akilisi Pohiva. The former prime minister died last week and was buried yesterday in Nuku'alofa. Nominations for...

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