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Filomenaleonisa Iakopo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A Northern Marianas sports reporter says Filomenaleonisa Iakopo left Saipan on Saturday morning with Paris as her final destination. She will compete in the 100 meters event of the Olympic Games in the French capital on Aug. 2 representing American Samoa. The now 18-year...
Representatives of the Matasaua fautasi
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Four fautasi that competed in the BlueSky 25th Anniversary 4th of July Regatta have been disqualified for not abiding by the rules of the race. The Nu'uuli Manulele Tausala Lowrider, Fagasa Fealofani Samoa and Aua Paepaeulupo'o which engaged in a thrilling head-to-head...
Tony Langkilde and Caleb Carlson
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The U.S. Department of Commerce Fisheries Development Program in American Samoa took delivery of the first of four 37-foot by 14-foot catamaran longliner/deep drop fishing vessels headed to the South Pacific Island. ACI Boats in Port Townsend, Washington won a $3 million...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa’s application for Associate Membership in the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) is receiving support and endorsement from numerous governments north of the equator. Submitted by Governor Lemanu P.S Mauga in December of last year, the application garnered a bit...
TBAS BUILDING
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Territorial Bank of American Samoa (TBAS) recently published its audited financial statements for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2023. These statements, which adhere to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), reveal critical financial metrics and...
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  Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The recipients of the McDonald’s American Samoa scholarships for 2024 were honored Thursday night, June 27, 2024 by the company owner and president, Tautolo Charlie Tautolo and the McDonald Scholarship Board. The four recipients are: 1. Kristina Timoteo — ASCC graduate...
Lt. Governor La’apui christening the new DMWR vessel
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A christening ceremony for the Department of Marine & Wildlife Resources’ (DMWR) brand new state-of-the-art research vessel which has been named “Puna’oaolevasa,” was held yesterday morning at the Malaloa Marina. The new double-hull aluminum alia is 32 feet long and...
 Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata released the following statement celebrating U.S. Independence Day: “Have a happy Fourth of July, as we celebrate and enjoy the holiday with friends and family! On this date, the United States of America declared independence, and became a new...
Dr. Daniel Hall
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Would the ban on same sex marriage in American Samoa survive if someone challenged it under the 14th Amendment? That is the objective of a survey conducted on-island recently by Dr. Daniel Hall, a Law Professor who teaches Constitutional and Comparative Law at Miami...
Talanoa Lagafuaina poses next to his most recent art
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed the 2024 winner of the Malofie Congressional Art Competition, Talanoa Lagafuaina, to the U.S. Capitol this week for the opening of his artwork on display. Talanoa, of Tafuna High School, won American Samoa’s competition for the second...

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