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Diver deploying monitoring equipment on reef
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The NOAA Ship Rainier concluded Leg 6 of its scientific cruise in the vicinity of Am Samoa, which the Governor’s Office says “witnessed remarkable achievements in advancing scientific missions amidst challenging weather conditions and engineering obstacles.” On July 10,...
Governor and others at drainage site visit
The Tualauta/Fagaima Drainage site visit walk-thru last week with Governor Lemanu P.S. Mauge (5th left)  and personnel from DPW, EPA, DOC, ASHPO, OP, ASDHS and ODAPM. [ODAPM Facebook]
truck flipped on its side
On Sunday afternoon, a truck was coming from west side around 2- 2:30p.m., seen speeding — when it went off the road and came to a stop — after flipping on its side. This photo was taken shortly after the accident. It  took place in Lepua, across the road from Jeli Mart. It appears that the driver...
Representatives from the six local high school football teams
Representatives from the six local high school football teams sporting their brand new sets of uniforms donated by Shaun Nua and TUFF (The Uniform Funding Foundation). (l-r) Samoana Sharks, Leone Lions, Marist Fa’asao Crusaders, Nu’uuli Polytech Wildcats, Faga’itua Vikings, Tafuna Warriors. [photo...
Some Kanana Fou grands looking at camera
Members of the Kanana Fou Theological College Class of 2023 smile for the Samoa News camera during their Commencement Ceremony held last Saturday on the college’s grounds. It was the college’s 37th Commencement Ceremony [photo: Asi A. Fa’asau]
celebrating 4th of July with parade
Americans, including their dogs, celebrate the 4th of July with parades, picnics and fireworks.  Here a dog rides in a wagon during a parade in Pittsfield, Ma. [Ben Garver/ The Berkshire Eagle via AP]
 Summer Youth Employment Program participants in Manu'a
Fanau talavou i le tatala aloaia o le polokalame o galuega o le taumafanafana mo fanau talavou i Manu’a. [ata: DHR facebook]
Kanana Fou entertainers during 40th anniversary celebration
The Kanana Fou Theological College — CCCAS — celebrated its 40th anniversary yesterday, with various groups of theological students performing throughout the event. Rev. Nafatali Falealii noted that one of the reasons they celebrated the college’s 40th Anniversary and not waiting for its 50th...
Young man registering for Summer Youth Employment program
Nisi o le au faigaluega a le Matagaluega o Tagata Faigaluega a le malo lesitala fanau talavou i le aso Gafua mo le polokalame mo galuega a fanau talavou i le tau mafanafana. [ata: DHR facebook]
BMI graphic
Seattle WASHINGTON — Amid the buzz around weight loss drugs and rising rates of obesity worldwide, many health care professionals are questioning one of the key measures that has long been used to define obesity. On June 14, 2023, the American Medical Association adopted a new policy, calling on...