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Dancing Fingers Learning Center (DFLC) will hold its first annual spring concert tonight at Calvary Temple Assembly of God church in Lepuapua (Leone).  More than fifty young musicians will be on stage to showcase their musical skills. The Center’s first concert since it re-opened and moved to the...
Washington, DC — Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced on Wednesday the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition — Pacific Horizon’s Ms. Nina Vergara.  The competition was held on April 21, 2017 at the Sadie’s By The Sea Hotel; and the winner’s piece will be displayed in the US Capitol...
Three traditional leaders of Ta’u County in Manu’a, who challenged the selection of Nuanuaolefeagaiga Saoluaga T. Nua to hold one of the two senatorial seats for the Manu’a District No. 1, have asked the court to reconsider its decision in dismissing the complaint. Plaintiffs — Lefiti Atiulagi Pese...
MUKESH CHAND A 53-year-old man, whom court documents show was born in Fiji in 1963, has pled not guilty to three felony counts in connection with a sex case involving a 17-year-old victim. According to the government’s case, Mukesh Chand, who is out on a $20,000 bond, is charged with one count each...
Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Aumua Amata, sent out her heartfelt congratulations to two American Samoan students who were offered fully qualified offers of appointment to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Her office was notified on Tuesday by the Naval Academy. “I am very...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has made a recommendation for all ASG entities to have an office in Manu’a, including offices for the Legislature and Congresswoman Aumua Amata. Last Thursday, the governor along with other VIPs from Tutuila attended the official dedication and opening of the “Afioga...
Lina Allele Su’a, a recipient of the McDonald’s American Samoa Scholarship, graduated this semester, Spring 2017, with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Hawaii- West Oahu. Lina graduated from ASCC with an Associate of Science in Business Administration and Associate of...
NASA's Terra satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Ella in the Southern Pacific Ocean and visible light imagery on May 9 revealed thick bands of thunderstorms over the islands of American Samoa. When NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead on May 9 at 2210 UTC (6:10 p.m. EDT), the Moderate...
Mrs. Afega Taylor and her daughter, who was in critical condition at LBJ Medical Center and needed to travel off island for medical treatment, were able to secure two seats on last Friday night’s Hawaiian Airlines flight to Honolulu. “There has been so much tremendous outpour of support for us from...
With Western District traditional leaders unable to reach a consensus last Friday morning on who would be the next Western District Governor, it was agreed that the final decision would be given to Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga to make. Three names are being presented to the governor to decide on for...

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