Homeland Security staffers at Lions Park clean up
Staffers from the American Samoa Department of Homeland Security take on Lions Park coastline clean up during Coastweeks 2023. Thank You! [photo AS-DOC]
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A Tafuna Warrior defender gets tripped up while trying to return an interception against the Vikings during the second quarter of their varsity match last Saturday morning – Tafuna defeated the Vikings 40 - 8. [photo: Tony Gasu]
Despite prevailing narratives of coral bleaching, the reefs of Am Samoa have been particularly resilient to warming temperatures that have laid waste to other corals. Scientists are finding out why, and looking for ways to use this knowledge to help reefs in other parts of the world. Sana Lynch, Casidhe Mahuka, & Valentine Vaeoso are proud that the reefs of Am Samoa may help reefs elsewhere. “It’s a good feeling that we have something of great value here,” Valentine said. [photo: Ari Daniel/ The World]
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It takes a community to keep our coasts clean.  Thank you Finafinau, ASCC- Agriculture, Community and Natural Resources Division. [DOC photo]

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Hokulea in San Francisco Bay
San Francisco, CA — Legendary voyaging canoe Hokulea arrived at San Francisco’s Aquatic Park Cove Sunday with a special ceremony. The canoe’s arrival marks a significant milestone — it’s the first time in 28 years that Hokulea has visited the Bay Area. This is one of the mainland stops on the canoe’s four-year circumnavigation of the Pacific called the Moananuiākea Voyage. The double-hulled canoe...

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FAGATOGO village beautification projecct
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a statement Wednesday to Samoa News, the Fagatogo Village Council announced that in its continued beautification effort, it “has partnered with local businesses in a much-needed public area facelift.” A list of the businesses is forthcoming, but the Village Council,...
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