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Dale Long on his boat
Concord, CA — Born in Oakland CA on May 6, 1935, Ralph Dale Long grew up in the East Bay area and lived there and in San Francisco with his two children — Ken and Jennifer — until the late ‘60s. It was then he took the family to Oregon and gave up playing bass in smoke-filled rooms and devoted full...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — ASG’s new repatriation plan for American Samoa residents stranded in Samoa due to border closure over the COVID-19 threat, will be carried out in phases — based on available quarantine facilities — starting tomorrow, Wednesday, with priority to travelers without medical...
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Honolulu, HAWAII — While discussions take place at ASG and by the Samoan public in social media and the online pages of the Samoa News about the probable border opening in July, how will the Territory handle the nitty gritty of minimizing those potentially carrying COVID-19? Cool Stuff will...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — ASG Human Resources released last week an advisory to assist government departments and agencies responding to any concerns and inquiries related to the COVID-19 declarations. The advisory, issued through the governor’s June 1st memo addressed to cabinet members,...
Taimalelagi Dr. Claire Poumele
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Port Administration has in place a new policy where all vessels entering the Port of Pago Pago must wait just outside of the harbor at the red buoy to be cleared first by a Health Department physician before being allowed to enter the harbor. This is according to Port...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa's 2020 Census has been given the green light to resume. The Director of Commerce Fuiavailili Keniseli Lafaele says Governor Lolo Moliga approved the resumption of the people count at a meeting yesterday. The census was suspended in March following the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Dept. of Health plans to start testing 2% of the population using currently available test kits and this will increase the number of local residents tested for the coronavirus, according to DoH epidemiologist Dr. Aifili John Tufa. Durning the May 24th ASG coronavirus...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Through a May 29th executive order, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has ordered a temporary extension of notary public commissions due to the coronavirus state of emergency, which has since been extended to July 1st. The governor explained that due to the increased...
Students from American Samoa include: Gauula Moemoe (Atu’u, AS); Tia Sagapolu (Kaimuki, HI); Nate Kwon (Petesa Uta, AS); Ielu Acosta (Petesa Uta, AS); Jemima Nafatali (Lauli’I, AS); Frantacia Mauigoa (Aua, AS); Kiso Skelton (Pago Pago, AS); H. Gingerlei Porter (Auasi, AS)
Honolulu, HAWAII — Ministers and their wives from various Samoan Methodist Churches in Hawaii presented donations of food and monetary gifts to students from American Samoa at UH Manoa and Chaminade University, who are unable to return home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Students from American Samoa...
American Samoa Election Office
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA— Amid growing concerns over the ongoing global threat of the coronavirus pandemic, which has seriously impacted world economies, Chief Election Officer, Dr. Lealofi Uiagalelei said the Election Office is prepared to carry out the Nov, 3, 2020 general election, as mandated...

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