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ASHSAA Football Junior Varsity Champions Tafuna Warriors
A look at your 2020-2021 ASHSAA Football Junior Varsity Champions – Tafuna Warriors who claimed their 3rd Undefeated Championship title in a row after defeating the Marist Crusaders 16 - 6 last Friday evening at the Veterans Memorial Stadium. Tafuna High School’s JV Program has been unbeatable in...
EMS Western Dist. station under construction
This Samoa News photo — taken Thursday morning — shows on going construction of the new Western district station for the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) where staff and ambulance will be based after the facility — formerly the FAA club house in Tafuna — is completed. EMS currently shares facilities...
HAPPY HALLOWEEN! It was a sea of yellow — as young and old minions of Samoa Baptist Academy — that is students and teachers alike showed off their costumes, some store-bought, some home-made, of Minion characters for Spirit Week this past week at the school. Pictured are Level 1 ‘minions’ with...
StarKist employees wearing pink for Pinktober
In honor of Pinktober, which brings awareness to Breast Cancer, StarKist Samoa employees wear pink every Friday for the month of October. This group of StarKist workers posed for a photo on Friday, Oct. 23rd. [courtesy photo]
Kindergarten teachers of Manumalo Academy
Kindergarten teachers of Manumalo Academy, prior to the school's first quarter awards ceremony held in the Flames gymnasium this past Monday [courtesy photo]
Karl Prendergast (third left) and Bishop Peter Brown (4th left) and other Holy Family parishioners
Karl Prendergast (third left) has been an active member of the International Community, Holy Family Parish Catholic church at Fatuoaiga for many years.  He departed on Monday’s medical flight heading to Honolulu with others seeking medical treatment. At this past Sunday’s Mass, Bishop Peter Brown (...
Chart of new COVID cases
Honolulu, HAWAII — As the pandemic drags on, following COVID-19 prevention guidelines can feel like more and more of a challenge. This kind of fatigue is not unique to pandemic precautions like sticking with social distancing, masking up and keeping your hands washed. With all kinds of health-...
Faga’itua Vikings O’Neil Ah-Chee struggling to break a tackle against a Nu’uuli Wildcats defender
Faga’itua Vikings O’Neil Ah-Chee struggling to break a tackle against a Nu’uuli Wildcats defender at midfield during the second quarter of their varsity play-off match up when the Vikings were running their two minute no-huddle offense. Faga’itua won 27 - 6 and will proceed to the semi-finals. ...
Sogelau Monument being painted
Painting the arch of the Sogelau Monument project in Fagatogo. Purpose of the project, which was spearheaded by Gov. Lolo is to bring back the importance of Sogelau’s role in the 120 year history of American Samoa. Sogelau Hill — atop the mountain, above the Samoa News building in Fagatogo — was...
StarKist Samoa General Manager Jason Kim (right) with  Taotasi Archie Soliai,
StarKist Samoa General Manager Jason Kim (right) presents a kava bowl, a farewell gift to Taotasi Archie Soliai, who resigned from his post as Safety Manager/Government Relations to pursue new opportunities. The presentation was held during a farewell luncheon for Taotasi on October 9th.  [courtesy...

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