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TISA'S TATTOO FESTIVAL LOGO
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Alega Preservation Institute and Tisa’s Barefoot Bar are pleased to Alega announce the Annual Tattoo Festival on October 29 – 30. This event, founded in 1993, marks the 17th year of the Tatau Festival in American Samoa with the gracious support of the local government...
Samoana Jazz and Arts Festival
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa will be represented at the 2022 Worldwide Music Expo (WOMEX) by local musician Pulotu Siteine Peta Siulepa in her capacity as the director of the Samoana Jazz and Arts Festival. This was confirmed on the WOMEX website that detailed musicians who will...
Nellie Tuigamala
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Miss Mountainview, Nellie Mercy Tuigamala is American Samoa’s Miss Moso’oi 2022. The 20-year-old was crowned on Saturday night at the Moso’oi Festival of Arts pageant organized by the the Agency for Better Living Endeavors (ABLE). The pageant was held at the Gov. H. Rex...
Tumua Tuinei
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — If you’re in Hawaii in November you won’t want to miss former Punahou and U-H football great Tumua Tuinei, the hottest thing in stand up comedy to hit the islands since Frank De Lima. Tuinei — comes from a Samoan-Hawaii family of football legends and although poised to...
Eli Mataafa
Berkeley, CALIFORNIA — The young man killed in last weekend's mass shooting in Berkeley has been identified as 29-year-old Isamaeli Mataafa, who went by Eli. Family and friends say Mataafa was studying ministry at the Pacific School of Religion, involved in the master of divinity program. His...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The annual White Sunday celebration, coupled with the Monday federal and local holiday (Discoverers’ Day), adds up to a three-day weekend — and it has been a busy one at that — as residents geared up for the day dedicated to the children of American Samoa. White Sunday...
Womens caucus at the  Young Pacific Leaders Civic Engagement Workshop
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Leading the Women’s Caucus at the first Young Pacific Leaders Civic Engagement Workshop in Sydney, Australia last week was American Samoa educator and environmentalist, Dr. Sabrina Suluai-Mahuka. Dr. Suluai-Mahuka along with Dr. Casuallen Atuatasi were selected to...
Sabrina Kelani Suluai-Mahuka
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Sabrina Kelani Suluai-Mahuka and Cassie Tuineta Mahuka will represent American Samoa at the 2022 Young Pacific Leaders (YPL) TechCamp for Climate Action in Auckland, New Zealand. They are among the 50 young leaders from more than 15 nations across the Pacific that have...
FEMA and Red Cross personnel during a moment of silence
Off island delegates including the U.S Federal Emergency Management Agency and the American Red Cross officials, bow their heads during a “moment of silence” to remember the lives of the 34 local residents who died in the September 2009 tsunami. This was part of the opening yesterday of the last...
The gravesite of Vaijoresa Uputaua Niuaveve Fitiao
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A Memorial Prayer Service is scheduled for today, Thursday, during the final day of the 1st Annual Amerika Samoa Disaster Resilience Summit, marking the 13th Anniversary of the deadly September 2009 tsunami which claimed the lives of 34 local resident. A moment of...

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