Ads by Google Ads by Google

Linking Samoans

University of Colorado Hospital
Boulder, COLORADO — A hospital in Colorado rejected a woman for a kidney transplant after she refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine, officials have confirmed. Leilani Lutali received a letter on Sept. 28 informing her that the transplant team at the University of Colorado Hospital decided to designate...
Pati Migi
Yakima, WASHINGTON — Pati Migi, age 79, went to be with our lord and savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Born in Pago Pago, American Samoa on December 27, 1941, Pati was well respected in his community and was known for his talent in music and athletics, as well as his knack for...
Benjamin Liupaogo
Palo Alto, CALIFORNIA — Benjamin Liupaogo is a San Francisco Bay Area born and raised Samoan classical musician. He is an opera singer, pianist, voice teacher, piano teacher, vocal coach, music director, and music lover. He is a freelance artist that explores all avenues of being a performer. When...
front cover of the “Millennium, a Marquis Who’s Who Magazine”
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa’s former Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga is featured in the 8th Edition of the “Millennium, a Marquis Who’s Who Magazine”, honoring the legacies of professionals around the world. The governor’s story is featured in the magazine’s Government and Military section...
Sala Moesha Crichton-Ropati and Penrith winger Brian To'o
Brisbane, AUSTRALIA — Brisbane fashion designer Vaeluaga Luse Iuli got the call to make the dress on Thursday and by Monday night it was on the red carpet of NRL's Dally M awards. The client was Sala Moesha Crichton-Ropati, partner of Penrith winger Brian To'o, and she wanted a dress that...
Frank F H Papu and commissioning officer
Frank F H Papu graduated from Southern Oregon University (SOU) on Monday, Sept. 20th and was also commission a 2nd Lieutenant. The Fagatogo native is a 2016 honor roll graduate of Samoan High School and attended Matafao Elementary School. His church home is CCCAS Fagatogo where his spiritual...
POLYNESIAN MIGRATION ROUTE GRAPHIC
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A new DNA study appears to confirm the theory that Samoa is the cradle of Polynesia. And during the 1980s a series of archeologists and anthropologists trekked through Pago Pago on their way to Manu’a in a search for clues to unravel the origins of Polynesia.  While...
Al Harrington
Honolulu, HAWAII — Hawaii media is reporting the passing of Al Harrington — Waikiki showroom headliner, television actor, teacher, and businessman —who  died Tuesday afternoon after suffering a stroke last week, his family confirmed. He was 85. Born Tausau Ta’a in American Samoa, Harrington was...
Geraldine Eda Wilhemina Rasmussen Rivers
St. George, UTAH — Geraldine Eda Wilhemina Rasmussen Rivers, 76, passed away September 8th in St. George, Utah.   Geraldine was affectionately known by her family and friends as Dini. She was born in Apia, Samoa, to Arthur Rasmussen and Eda Bryce Rasmussen. She married her soulmate, Don Rivers, on...
Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi in the arms of the Head of State
Apia, SAMOA — As Samoa police were poised to remove opposition HRPP members from Parliament grounds by force the Head of State, Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II, arrived and was then seen greeting the tearful leader of the HRPP Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi. Despite the police instructing the...

Pages