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women's fashions
American Samoa’s fashion team put on a spectacular FestPAC show over the weekend at the Honolulu Night market where siapo took center stage, during the highly anticipated fashion show. [courtesy photo]
American Samoa FestPAC delegation
The American Samoa delegation for the 13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture has arrived in Honolulu for the event that brings together artists, performers, and cultural ambassadors from across the Pacific region to celebrate and promote the rich cultural heritage of the Pacific Islands. The...
Delegtes to PacFest
 The American Samoa delegation to the 13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture checking in for their flight earlier this week. Safe travels and all the best in representing our island home in Hawaii. PacFest will convene in Hawaiʻi, June 6–16, 2024, with the theme “Ho'oulu Lāhui: Regenerating...
Soldiers from Fort Shafter
In celebration of heritage and community, soldiers and their families at the U.S. Army Pacific Headquarters Battalion at Fort Shafter in Hawaii came together as Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month came to an end. The event was marked by a deep sense of...
Dr Caroline Sinavaiana-Gabbard
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Acclaimed American Samoan poet and teacher was murdered Saturday, May 25, in Apia allegedly by a fellow poet. According to Samoa police, Dr Caroline Sinavaiana-Gabbard was found dead at the Galu Moana Theatre in Vaivase-Uta. Born in 1946, the late Sinavaiana-Gabbard was...
Manu'a High School 2024 graduating class
The 2024 Senior Class of Manu’a High School enjoying Senior Week, prior to their graduation on Friday, June 7. [courtesy photo]  
Miss American Samoa Pageant 2024 contestants perform the siva
The Miss American Samoa Pageant 2024 contestants perform the siva during last Saturday night’s 30th Annual celebrations. Tomorrow will be the Pre-Pageant Presentation Category which is slated to begin at 9am at the Governor H. Rex Lee Auditorium. The 30th Annual Miss American Samoa Pageant will be...
Manu Samoa 7s with Samoan boxing legend, David Tua
Manu Samoa 7s got an extraordinary opportunity to work out under the guidance of Samoan boxing legend, David Tua, at his Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand private boxing gym.  The Manu Samoa 7s are enroute to the HSBC Madrid 7s Grand Final, transiting Auckland, Sydney and Doha, Qatar.  [photo: Junior...
Reggie Meredith Fitiao
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Executive Director of Fa’asamoa Arts & Siapo Maker, Reggie Meredith Fitiao on Wednesday, May 15 hosted an art show and guest party at Aloha Ballroom Company to demonstrate the art of Siapo making and its history. She is pictured here during an interview on Hawaii...
Darius McMoore in front of CSU sign
Darius McMoore graduated from Colorado State University- Pueblo where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology this past Saturday May 11, 2024.  (Kinesiology is the study of movement and addressing its principles and mechanisms, according to Wikipedia.) Darius has joined the Air...

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