Committee Boat Apaula and sailors heading in to Sadie’s by the Sea after a round of races. Ten Apia sailors and nine local sailors competed this past weekend in the 2017 Pago Pago Harbor Optimist Sailing Regatta. [courtesy photo]
O ai a le fia maua lenei fa'amanuiaga. O le tataga lea o le palolo i Malie i Samoa. Fa'ailoa mai e le o lo'o fa'afulisaina lenei tele o le palolo i Samoa lea na ta i le faaiuga o le vaiaso. Over the years, Manu'a residents have been known to send frozen palolo to family and friends in Tutuila, via ice cream containers and ziploc bags, as the worm shows up more often — and in greater quantities — in Manua, than Tutuila. DMWR predicts that the next palolo rising will be Nov. 11 — hopefully this time in Tutuila as well. [ata: foa'i]
A Ponsonby, New Zealand player (#22) was surprised when sent airborne after an intense collision with Hawaii Chiefs player #15 during the first game of the Ohana Cup 2017, Kaiser High School Stadium, Hawaii Kai, Hawaii. As part of its community support initiatives, Rugby League teams also hosted training clinics at Kaiser High School, allowing local students to discover the game directly from world-class professional athletes.  [Photo: Barry Markowitz] 
Hundreds of local residents looking to score even the slightest amount of palolo last week went home disappointed — and soaking wet — as the worm did not rise as predicted last Thursday evening, the seventh night following the full moon, which is generally when the palolo spawns every year. Locals were skeptical that an abundance of the slimy worms would be collected from local waters, even...

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Hundreds of local residents looking to score even the slightest amount of palolo last week went home disappointed — and soaking wet — as the worm did not rise as predicted last Thursday evening, the seventh night following the full moon, which is generally when the palolo spawns every year. Locals...
October 17, 2017

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