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Oscar Rodriguez with his new truck compliments of The Rock
Hollywood, CA — A selfless and hard-working veteran got an early holiday gift from none other than Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. The superstar’s surprise unfolded at a screening of his new film “Red Notice,” where Navy veteran Oscar Rodriguez was in attendance. He called Rodriguez down to the stage...
Two Wayland Univ. grads
Congratulations to all 41 Wayland Baptist University graduates 2020-2021. The first graduation for the local American Samoa branch of the Hawaii Campus of Wayland University held their ceremony this past Friday . “Let there be light”. [courtesy photo]
Manu Samoa performing their Siva Tau
The rugby clash between Manu Samoa and the Barbarians at Twickenham, England was axed 90 minutes before its scheduled kick-off as four Barbarians and two members of that team’s staff tested positive. But that didn't stop the Manu Samoa from belting out their national anthem before performing their...
Ryannah Leu Quigley
Farmington, UTAH — Ryannah Leu Quigley passed away on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 and her funeral services are planned for Friday in Farmington, UT. She was 28 years old. Ryannah was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa on Feb. 2, 1993. She proudly embraced her wonderful Samoan heritage. Ry used her...
Participants at the Adventist church building dedication
White City, OREGON — In Oregon's Rogue Valley, in the small community of White City, a Samoan Adventist congregation is thriving.  In 1991, the White City Church became an official group and began gathering each Sabbath for worship. Thirteen years later, the growing group became an Adventist...
Honolulu, HAWAII — The Bishop Museum unveiled today, Saturday, Nov. 13, Tatau — Marks of Polynesia, Tatau: Marks of Polynesia explores the beauty of Samoan tattoos as well as the role they play in the preservation and propagation of Samoan culture. Through an array of photographs, Tatau showcases...
Manumalo Elementary teachers
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga has declared Veterans Day — Nov 11th, to be observed in American Samoa as a holiday and all government offices are closed today and normal activities suspended. “Veterans Day is a time to honor and thank the brave men and women who have...
A Cherokee 6 on floats with a small paopao with 2 people in it beside the aircraft.
Ofu, MANU'A — Paopao Lele (a Cherokee 6 on floats) in Ofu, Manu’a, was a single engine pontoon plane owned by George Wray that made daily trips to Ofu during high tide and landed on water — this was before there was a landing strip at Ofu. It was a popular gathering spot for FaleLuanu’u people to...
Hani Fuimaono, Miss American Samoa 2021-22
Congratulations Ms. Hani Fuimaono! Our newly crowned Miss American Samoa 2021-2022. She will represent the island territory as an ambassador in various occasions most especially Tourism and will also represent American Samoa at the upcoming Miss Pacific Islands Pageant.  [Photo: Miss American Samoa...
Savanda, Anoka ma Angelina
O tamaitai mai Leone ia Auuso Taupau - Savanda, Anoka ma Angelina ma sa avea i latou ma ta’iala lelei mo le tusitala ia maua ni ata mai le ta’aloga a le Seahawks vs Jaguars i le fa’aiuga o le vaiaso i Washington state. [ata: Leua Aiono Frost]

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