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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The cost of a kilowatt-hour (kWh) for electricity has increase by 30% since January 2021, according to the America Samoa Power Authority (ASPA) in a brief statement, where they also released the monthly “System Rate” or kWh cost of electricity, for November 2021 bills. “...
The staff of DJ Hauling and E&W Construction
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a Oct. 21st memorandum, the Governor’s Chief of Staff, Tuimavave Tauapa’i Laupola informed cabinet members of the government’s Island Wide Clean-up for the month of October is set for Friday, Oct. 29th And that all departments, agencies, offices and authorities are...
ASPA operations building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A power outage Friday night was caused by the failure of an underground joints transmission line between Satala and Tafuna power plants and affected villages on the west side of Tutuila, The outage lasted between 18 minutes to nearly an hour depending on the electric-...
Rep. Larry Sanitoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Tualauta Rep. Larry S. Sanitoa early this week wrote to American Samoa Power Authority’s executive director, Wallon Young for help on two items. The first is the “road cut” on the Fagaima Road in front of the Assembly of God church.  “I am uncertain if this is ASPA's...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Senate last week Thursday rejected in second reading an administration bill, which sought to remove from local law the two off island board members for the American Samoa Power Authority board of directors, following a committee meeting earlier that day. During the...
Federal Courthouse Honolulu, Hawaii
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a separate but similar lawsuit, US District Court Chief Judge J. Michael Seabright has raised concerns about the basis of federal jurisdiction over the lawsuit filed in April this year by four Alega residents specifically against AST Telecom, dba Bluesky...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Residents of the Ottoville area were without electricity this past Sunday night and American Samoa Power Authority executive director Wallon Young told Samoa News on Monday afternoon that this was a “partial outage on Feeder-7 that affected the Ottoville area” only. The...
ASPA crew in front of Sunny's Restaurant
O le va’aiga i le galuega o le Suavai a le ASPA lea sa faia i Nuuuli na atili ai le poloka ai fo’i o le taliu atu i aiga i le afiafi o le aso Gafua, ae ua va’aia le toe siakia atoa o le so’otaga o le suavai i lumafale tonu lava o le Sunny’s Restaurant i Nuuuli.  [ata: Leua Aiono Frost]
Underground fault
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — ASPA is reporting the cause of yesterday’s morning’s power outage was a phase to phase cable fault on the 34.5KV Transmission line and the failure of the Supervisory  Control and Data System (SCADA) for the Salata plant which occurred almost simultaneously. The outage...
Members of the COVID-19 Task force
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — RNZ Pacific is reporting that some of the upcoming repatriation flights to American Samoa are intended to bring construction workers into the territory. The COVID-19 Taskforce mentioned a request for a charter flight from Samoa by Fletcher Construction. According to the...

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