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American Samoa’s football prodigy, Austin Maloata, recruited out of Leone High School to be part of the Oregon Ducks football family was charged and arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), reckless driving, and possession of methamphetamine, on November 12, 2016, just after the Oregon Ducks...
Former Congressman Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin, American Samoa’s longest serving non-voting Delegate to the U.S House of Representatives, passed away around 3:20p. (Utah time) yesterday at his home in Provo, Utah. He was 73 years old. Faleomavaega “passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by...
Former Congressman Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin, American Samoa’s longest serving non-voting Delegate to the U.S House of Representatives, passed away today, Feb. 22, at his home in Provo, Utah,  according to a family member, speaking on behalf of Faleomavaega’s widow, Hinanui Hunkin. Faleomavaega “...
Last Friday, the House of Representatives passed two director nominees, whose Senate confirmation hearings are now being scheduled sometime soon, while denying another.  DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS Appointed director for the Department of Public Works, Faleosina Voigt was highly praised by the House...
Apia, SAMOA — A 26-year-old man who performed sexual acts on an 11-year-old boy was sentenced to four years in jail. Sentencing was handed down by Supreme Court Justice, Mata Tuatagaloa earlier this month. The defendant, Val Apiuta was charged with two counts of indecent acts and one count of...
The Department of Public Safety is tight lipped about a shooting incident that allegedly occurred in Vaitogi over the weekend, where more than 30 police officers were called in to work from Sunday night all the way until Monday afternoon. According to police officers, who did not wish to be named...
American Samoa Government’s average payroll expenditure every two weeks is about $4 million, according to the ASG Treasury Department Accomplishment Report for 2013-2016, which also shows a large percentage of local revenue going to pay for personnel costs. The report, which was submitted late last...
Third grader Jadyn Craig stands in front of her science project entitled "Spicy Hot Remover" last Friday during her school's science fair competition at the Home of the Flames last Friday. The judging panel included Donna Gurr of the Dept. of Education, Veronica Vaouli of ASPA and Isabelle Gaoteote...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has appointed Mafi Sione Lousiale Lotolua Kava as his Tongan Liaison Officer, between ASG and the local Tongan community. It was in 2005 that the late King of Tonga, Taufa’ahau Tupou IV bestowed the High Chief title of “Mafi To ‘i Amerika Samoa”, to Sione Lousiale Lotolua...
American Samoa Visitors Bureau has confirmed one more cruise ship for this year, bringing the total of thirteen to the number of cruise ships scheduled to call into the Port of Pago Pago for 2017. When the official schedule for 2017 was released late last week, there were 12 confirmed ships, but...

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