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Three senior citizens at bus stop
Senior citizens wait at the bus stop in Fagatogo for their “Dial a Ride” to head home after performing with the senior citizens group from TAOA during a ceremony last Friday morning at the Fagatogo Malae to officially close the American Samoa 2020 Census. [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]
Woman using tablet to access NOAA education website
Washington, D.C. — With lots of kids home from school, you might be looking for educational activities* that can be done without leaving the house. Here’s a quick roundup of NOAA’s most popular educational resources to help you safely hunker down while learning about the ocean and atmosphere. Note...
Demonstrators protesting use of land
Members of the Laulu Family, Tavai Family and people of Gataivai gathered yesterday morning to participate in a peaceful protest calling out government leaders to return their land that was given by their ancestors for government use. According to the family, the land was given to the government...
Dept of Health staff at celebration
This Health Department photo shows staff last Friday, September 11, 2020, during the fourth and final day of celebration of National Community Health Center Week in American Samoa with the focus, “Lighting the way for healthier communities today and in the future”. [photo: DoH]
First Lady Cynthia Malala Moliga lights a candle during last Thursday’s Candlelight Memorial for World Suicide Prevention Day
First Lady Cynthia Malala Moliga lights a candle during last Thursday’s Candlelight Memorial for World Suicide Prevention Day hosted by the Department of Human and Social Services (DHSS) at the Gov. H. Rex Lee Auditorium. Mrs. Moliga was the keynote speaker. [photo: Gov’s Office]
Jade Cox and Victor Chen
Jade Cox and Victor Chen  — the top sailing medalists for Laser Women’s and Laser Men’s championships for the Sailing Association of American Samoa Inc., after their Labor Day Regatta Monday, at Utulei Beach. [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]
new faces in boxing, coach/trainer, Sala Sanele Etuale, Father Vaiula Iulai and assistant trainer, Tiatia Matauaina
Looking at the many new faces in boxing for the American Samoa Boxing Federation (ASBF) under the leadership of their coach/trainer, Sala Sanele Etuale during their training session last week at the new ring side at Maliumai in Fogagogo, with the support from former boxer, Father Vaiula Iulai and...
 Health Department’s staff
This photo posted yesterday on the Health Department’s Facebook page shows its staff posing for a photo with the message — “Happy Community Health Center Week American Samoa” — Lighting the way for Healthier Communities, Today and in the Future” — through connections, conversations and community...
Harbor Master Silila Patane (left), Health official John Fuimaono (right) unnamed man in background
A REMINDER THAT COVID-19 IS PART OF LOCAL PORT SAFETY PROTOCOLS: This recent Samoa News photo shows Harbor Master Silila Patane (left), Health official John Fuimaono (right) and another person in the background, on board an ASG tugboat waiting for a vessel to be brought into port. They are all...

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