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Certified members of the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Health Safety & Health Institute as well as other organizations will be hosting a free Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training next week Saturday, according to (AHA) Certified Heart Saver Instructor Louisa Te’o...
The National Weather Service at 9:30 this morning has issued a FLASH FLOOD WARNING for Tutuila, Aunu’u, Manu’a and Swains until 12:00 p.m., February 15, 2017. This is due to heavy rainfall continuing to move across affected areas through the next couple of hours. This will cause runoffs in small...
On Saturday, February 11, the local Auxiliary flotilla teamed up with friends and neighbors at Coconut Point and collected trash and debris from the mangrove swamp bordering Pala Lagoon. About a half a ton of trash was collected between noon and 3p.m. by a dozen volunteers. It was hot and muddy but...
Following confirmation votes in the last two days, the Fono has officially confirmed four more cabinet directors for the Lolo Administration. In the Senate yesterday, senators confirmed Tuimavave Tauapa’i Laupola as Office of Public Information, KVZK-TV, director in a unanimous 18-0 vote and...
Despite the new increase in the maximum allowable price (MAP) or wholesale prices of all petroleum products sold in American Samoa, Office of Petroleum Management’s petroleum officer Sione Kava said, “We still remain [with] the cheapest price in our region.” The new MPA is effective Feb 14- Mar 15...
HONOLULU – Kupu, Hawai‘i’s leading conservation and youth education organization, has announced two new AmeriCorps conservation internship positions in American Samoa. In partnership with the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Sanctuary in American Samoa (...
Long standing concerns from lawmakers and the public over unpaid overtime for police officers were among the many issues that dominated Police Commissioner Le’i Sonny Thompson’s confirmation hearings in both the Senate and House. And some legislators believe that because of the government’s policy...
Don’t forget to bring along a valid form of identification the next time you are expecting to pick up a parcel at the local Post Office in Fagatogo. Last week, some local residents expressed their concerns about why ID cards now have to be presented in order to pick up mail from the Post Office....
Newly fully confirmed Territorial Administration on Aging (TAOA) director, Evelyn Lili’o Satele has corroborated that there is a delay in paying vendors for the federally funded hot meal program for the elders, as the office works on addressing required reports, which has delayed the draw down of...
Kanana Fou High School and Pacific Horizons High School are proud to announce that Pacific Horizons High School is now officially a JROTC magnet school to Kanana Fou High School’s JROTC program. Director of Army Instruction LTC (Ret) Mapu Jamais announced this agreement at last week’s promotion...

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