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Kitty Simonds and Taotasi Archie Soliai,
Honolulu, HAWAII —  Since 2006, Kitty Simonds has used her position and the resources available to her as executive director of the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council to organize and facilitate a fierce resistance to the establishment or expansion of marine monuments. While the...
Youngsters and adults at Coast Week in Manu'a
The Commerce Department celebrated Coast Week in Manu’a last week and this DOC photo shows youngsters and adults who attended the event. [photo: DOC Facebook]
ASDHS personnel and students and staff at Olosega Elementary school
This photo posted on the local Department of Homeland Security (ASDHS) Facebook page shows ASDHS personnel and students, along with staff of Olosega Elementary School in Manu’a. ASDHS-TEMCO’s All Hazard outreach team visited the school this week. [photo: ASDHS Facebook]
participants at Monday’s Alzheimer’s Awareness Month of November “Wave”
“Memories Matter — Fight to End Alzheimer’s” is the message on one placard held by one of the participants at Monday’s Alzheimer’s Awareness Month of November “Wave” at Utulei organized by non-profit organization, Agency for Better Living Endeavors (A.B.L.E). Read a guest editorial by a local woman...
Mrs. Marian Tiare Ale (left) and First Lady Ella Perefoti Mauga (right)
Mrs. Marian Tiare Ale (left), wife of Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo Ale and First Lady Ella Perefoti Mauga (right) took part last Friday morning with the staff from the Governor’s Office for a  “wave” in Utulei, closing out the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month of October. According to the...
Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata's Annual Halloween treat event
Youngsters, accompanied by their parents, posed for a Samoa News photo before standing in line last Saturday afternoon at the Fagatogo Square building parking lot for Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata’s 8th Annual “Halloween Treat” - with the Congresswoman’s local staff handing out candies and other...
People interacting in virtual world
East Lancing, MICHIGAN — The metaverse is a network of always-on virtual environments in which many people can interact with one another and digital objects while operating virtual representations – or avatars – of themselves. Think of a combination of immersive virtual reality, a massively...
ASCC Psy 150 Class and teacher Tala Ropeti-Leo
This past Monday, the ASCC Psy 150 Class showed up with a truck load of donated supplies for the DoH quarantine sites.  The students, led by their instructor, Mrs. Tala Ropeti-Leo presented their donations as part of their community project this semester for their class.  Thank you  to the class...
Office of Disaster Assistance and Petroleum Management staff wearing pink
This group photo shows management and staff of the Office of Disaster Assistance and Petroleum Management (ODAPM) starting their day on Wednesday on a “Pink High — Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness” wearing “pink” with their costumes as part of ODAPM’s “Spooktacular Week”. [photo: ODAPM]
Cruella is having a grand time with her Dalmatians
Day 2 on Tuesday of the Commerce Department’s Halloween Spirit Week was “Disney Movie/Cartoon Characters” with DOC employees dressing in costumes, as seen in one of the photos posted to DOC’s Facebook Page. It looks like Cruella is having a grand time with her Dalmatians. [photo: DOC Facebook]