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Four Faasao High School alumni
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two of the four Faasao High School alumni pictured offer their thoughts about being educated at the Catholic high school, which is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in the Territory in a 5-day commemoration filled with ‘reflection’ activity, such as a parade, fun...
Mrs. Sereima Asifo and others from ASCC
The Executive Leaders of the American Samoa Community College recognized Human Resources Director Mrs. Sereima Asifoa (center) for 20 years of service to the college. Seen left to right are Institutional Effectiveness Director Mr. Tauvela Fale; Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs Dr....
unavaiola Va'atausili Tupuola Tanielu Utumapu
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Punavaiola Va'atausili Tupuola Tanielu Utumapu of Ofu and Olosega, Manu'atele accepted her first stipend of $750 from the American Samoa Community Cancer Coalition in December of 2021, prior to leaving for cancer treatment off island. She was diagnosed with Endometrial...
Bluesky employees at Laufou
Nisi o le au faigaluega a le Bluesky Communications i le Laufou Shopping Center, i le vaiaso lenei fa’amanatuina ai le 24 tausaga talu ona fa’avae lenei kamupani i le teritori.
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]