Olafou Laolagi and his wife, Onolina along with two of their children
Olafou Laolagi and his wife, Onolina along with their children — the couple and two of their four children are finally going home to American Samoa. A year ago, the couple flew from Pago Pago to Utah so that she could give birth to their fourth child. They left two of their children in Am Samoa with Laolagi‘a parents. Then the pandemic hit, and they were stuck. “We were devastated when we heard that,” Laolagi said. They are part of the first group of residents scheduled to fly back to the territory since the pandemic hit. [photo: Civil Beat)
Gov with other members of the task force
Members of the COVID-19 Task Force during a press conference with Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga yesterday morning at the Governor Office’s conference room. Other Task Force members present were Motusa T. Nua; Faumuina J. Taufete’e and Dr. Saipale Fuimaono and the chairan —  Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo Ale. [photo by AF]
Faafeo Lagafuaina
 “I’m excited to go back home. I’ve got three young kids at home,” Faafeo Lagafuaina, who just flew into Honolulu from Washington State this past Monday, told Hawaii News Now. She has been separated from her children for a year. She is one of the 160 people on the first repatriation flight, scheduled for Jan. 29 from Honolulu to American Samoa. [screen shot from HNN video]
Dr. & Mrs. Edwards at LBJ
Le susuga le Foma’i o Ponaivi Dr Edwards ma le faletua o Becky Edwards o Misionare a le LDS na galulue fua i le falema’i o le LBJ ae maise galuega i le ASCC e aoao le fanau talavou ua ofo atu e saili le atamai i matata tau Tausima’i Pasi. Ua mae’a le la’ua 2 tausaga o tautua iinei. Fa’afetai mo la oulua tautua, sa faia lava ma le agalelei ma le agaalofa. [ata: Leua Aiono Frost]

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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Senate Government Operations Committee, chaired by Sen. Togiola T.A. Tulafono has been tasked with communicating with the Department of Public Works to find out the status of the new Fono building — as seen in this Samoa News photo taken Wednesday this week. Status of the new Fono building was raised by Senate President Tuaolo Manaia Fruean during last Friday’s...

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fono building site
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Senate Government Operations Committee, chaired by Sen. Togiola T.A. Tulafono has been tasked with communicating with the Department of Public Works to find out the status of the new Fono building — as seen in this Samoa News photo taken Wednesday this week. Status...
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