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The 5 scholarship winners
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Faga’itua High School Alumni Association (FHSAA) Scholarship Foundation awarded scholarships to 5 Vikings this past Saturday, July 4th at a breakfast event held at DDW Restaurant. The five (L-R) are: Leuteofuiono Lafaele who was awarded the Le Fetuao Samoan Language...
Group of protestors
A group gathered at the Malaeoletalu yesterday for a peaceful protest accusing leaders of the American Samoa Government (ASG) and also Fono leaders of misusing funds. According to one protestor, the purpose of the protest was to notify American Samoa leaders that it’s time to put an end to the...
I'aulualo and Tapa'au campaign video
Think a minute with I'aulualo and Tapa'au — Healthcare Part I
Giant coral in waters of American Samoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A new documentary film from PBS’s Changing Seas, a public television series, will feature the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa and other local resource management partners such as the Department of Marine & Wildlife Resources; Coral Reef Advisory Group;...
Man in a ti leaf face mask
Honolulu, HAWAII — Ti Leaf Joe's has a deal for you.
Jawsh 685 at RNZ
Auckland, NEW ZEALAND — South Auckland teenager Jawsh 685 - whose tune inspired Jason Derulo's new worldwide smash 'Savage Love' - says it all started in his tiny bedroom and his music is made to "blast on sirens". Manurewa High School student Joshua Stylah's viral hit 'Laxed (Siren Beat)' ended up...
Faapito Lesatele, Faamuli Salu, Tamasailau Lemuelu with their siapo
Meet three generations of siapo craftswomen in Palauli, Samoa: 48-year-old Faapito Lesatele, 79-year-old Faamuli Salu and 21-year-old Tamasailau Lemuelu. Tamasailau works alongside her two mentors, her mother and grandmother. The family paints siapo cloth with a sharpened pandanus fruit for a brush...
Mufi Hannemann in screen shot from ad video
Honolulu, HAWAII — To watch the 30-second political commercial titled “A Kid from Kalihi” is to be reminded that Mufi Hannemann is a familiar face with a long and impressive pedigree. Narrated by the candidate for Honolulu mayor himself, the spot features a very young Mufi with his late parents, a...
The 12 seniors
Carson, CA — This is the first baccalaureate for the United Samoan Church in Carson, California. 12 seniors were honored as they were unable to have their traditional ceremony due to COVID-19 restrictions. Of the 12 that were honored, 11 are college bound and 1 has joined the military. Eight of...
Samoan author Lani Wendt Young
Auckland, NEW ZEALAND — Congratulations to Samoan author Lani Wendt Young whose short-story collection, Afakasi Woman, is a finalist for the NZ Books Awards Young Adult Fiction Award. Lani joins Pasifika writers Selina Tusitala Marsh and Courtney Sina Meredith as finalists; it is believed to be the...

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