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Team American Samoa at Olympics
Team American Samoa at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Wondering what time zone this will be for you? Check out this link here: More information regarding the coverage of the Olympic Games and access on the games official website [...
Three Fono staffers giving a thumbs up
Three Fono staffers posed for a Samoa News photo last week at the Fono Guest Fale in Fagatogo.  Construction on the new Fono building — which meets federal flooding zone requirements is expected to be completed in December 2022 — based on testimony to lawmakers earlier this year. [photo: FS]
Participants at the camp posing for a group photo
Youth members of the Samoa Independent Seventh Day Adventist Church-American Samoa (SISDAC-American Samoa), posed for a photo last week during the Youth Camp at the church’s compound at Ottoville. [ata: Leua Aiono Frost]
MV Nafanua
The Samoa government police vessel, MV Nafanua, docking yesterday morning at the inter-island dock. Port officials say that the vessel was carrying out an “emergency” supply run to pick up tanks of oxygen for the hospital in Samoa. No additional information was available at press time. ASG...
Sam Purkis dives near a hawksbill turtle
Miami, FLORIDA — The Chagos Archipelago is one of the most remote, seemingly idyllic places on Earth. Coconut-covered sandy beaches with incredible bird life rim tropical islands in the Indian Ocean, hundreds of miles from any continent. Just below the waves, coral reefs stretch for miles along an...
ASG leaders including Gov and Lt Gov
Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga (third from left) with ASG leaders at the head-table during the ava ceremony last Friday before the official Manu’a Cession Day ceremony got underway at Malaetele on Ta’u Island, Manu’a. [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]
Line of travels at Safe Travel desk
When American Samoa reopens its borders, possibly in August with Hawaiian Airlines renewing services, passengers may have to pass through the Safe Travels program with a completed online health form. Seen here at the United Airlines Terminal 7 Service Counter on Thursday, July 15, 2021 are...
Man holding fish
O se tasi o le au faifaiva i Manu’a ma le ‘ia sa maua i le Manu’a Flag Day Fishing tournament i le aso Lulu. [ata: Leua Aiono Frost]
Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources staff weighing and measuring fish
Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources staff weighing and measuring fish caught on Wednesday during day-one of the Manu’a Flag Day Offshore Fishing Tournament on Ta’u Island. [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]
Saipan firefighters at Honolulu airport
CNMI Saipan firefighters transited through Daniel K Inouye International Airport Wednesday, July 14, 2021, to help relieve overwhelmed Northern California fighters.  The firefighters indicated they were proud of their assistance in their special relationship to the USA.  [photo by Barry Markowitz]