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tisa's barefoot bar

A collection of stone tools
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — While featuring demonstrations of the traditional Tatau, this year Tisa’s Tattoo Fest is highlighting another very precious lost art of Samoans from before contact-times. The three day event, Oct. 25- 27, will showcase a demonstration of stone tool carvings, from the...
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Alega Beach, AMERICAN SAMOA — Hundreds of visitors who travelled to Pago Pago, to experience the touch of the ‘Au, at the world famous Tisa’s Tattoo Festival, on Tutuila Island, sailed away with a piece of Pago Pago in the heart. And Master Tufuga Su’a Tupuola Fitiao, did not disappoint, in the...
Alega Bay, AMERICAN SAMOA — Tisa’s Tattoo Festival is joining forces with local government Offices of Historic Preservation, Marine and Wildlife and private sector, to elevate Journey of the Tatau and keep Amerika Samoa’s conservation practices alive.  Tatau Off the Grid, is the theme, of the 14th...
The smallest boat in American Samoa's 19th Steinlager I’a Lapo’a Game Fishing Tournament is the Happi Hooka, led by Tisa and Candy Man of Tisa’s Barefoot Bar in Alega. They are pictured here sailing into the Malaloa Dock after a long day of fishing this past Monday evening. [photo: TG]