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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa 4-H Youth Council is having another "Trash Bin" Design Contest to help beautify American Samoa's coastal parks.

• Design a public trash bin (50-55 gallon)

• The contest is open to ages 13-21 ONLY.

• You can register as a group/team or individual.

Judging will be on March 2, 2024, at Lions Park Cleanup at 7AM. For more information and to register, call us at 699-1575 ext. 236.

Each contestant is responsible for providing and designing their own 50-55-gallon trash bin or drum.


The U.S. National Weather Service, Pago Pago reports that after enduring a long week of endless rainfall and tropical developments, we have yet to embrace the summer heat again.

A ridge to the north will hold the South Pacific Convergence Zone (SPCZ) to the south through the new week. Expect higher-than-normal temperatures and a light to gentle breeze for the rest of the week. Brief passing showers are also possible.

As a friendly reminder, please limit unnecessary outdoor activities as much as possible or plan accordingly.

Hurricane season ends in April! Stay cool and hydrated, American Samoa!


The 2024 Science Fair — ‘Spirit of Discovery’ will be held March 4-8 at the Kanana Fou Gymnasium.  Elementary judging is Tuesday, March 5 with Secondary judging on Thursday, March 7 and the Awards Ceremony on Friday, March 8. The event is sponsored by DOE Division of Curriculum and Instruction with funding by the USDOE Consolidated Grant from Insular Affairs.


Get out early to take part in the Olympic Heart Day THS NHS 5K run at Lions Park on Saturday, Feb. 24, 6-9a.m. Breakfast, T-shirts, Federation sports and more.  Come play!


The Island Wide Clean-up for this month is scheduled for today, Friday, Feb. 23, according to a memorandum issued by the Governor’s Office.

All departments, agencies, offices, and authorities are expected to participate I this monthly clean-up. “As always, full support of the clean-up is greatly appreciated and your continued commitment to this initiative has helped to improve the beautify of the natural environment and quality of life in American Samoa,” the memorandum said in part.

Let us continue to work together to keep Amerika Samoa clean and beautiful!