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Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata recapped last week’s business in the U.S. congress, including Committee of the Whole votes on the House floor, several hearings, a $3 Million grant for American Samoa, and inclusion of her requested regional priorities for the Coast Guard in the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A generous donation of more than $3 million from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust which aims to increase access to healthcare services for the people of American Samoa, was warmly received by the government, particularly the government-owned healthcare...
Dr. Akapusi Ledua
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The LBJ Tropical Medical Center announced last Friday, June 28, that it can take on all Hope Dialysis patients due to the privately owned facility closing its doors, Monday, July 1, 2024. In a LBJ press release, dated Friday, June 28, 2024, and signed by Dr. Akapusi...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The LBJ Tropical Medical Center would like to inform all Hope Dialysis patients to please report to LBJ this weekend to conduct blood tests necessary to transition Dialysis treatment from Hope Dialysis to the LBJ Dialysis clinic. It is important for this to be done to...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — On May 27, 2024, a mother contacted the Tafuna Police Substation (TPS) to report her son who was allegedly disturbing the peace and threatening his father with an ax. Peter Fa’amoe, the defendant was apprehended and charged with the following: Count 1: Private Peace...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — On Saturday, May 11, 2024, a police commander reported someone making unreasonable noises near Fagatogo Central Police Station (CPS). The defendant was later apprehended and charged with: Count 1: Public Peace Disturbance — a class B misdemeanor punishable by...
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HONOLULU — Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council members expressed dismay with the continued problem of the lack of federal government consultation with territorial governments on Endangered Species Act (ESA) issues, including green sea turtles, giant clams and oceanic whitetip sharks...
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Washington, D.C. — The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources has passed the bipartisan Fix Our Forests Act, led by Chairman Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.), who is the only professional forester in the U.S. Congress. Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata co-sponsored the legislation. “The tragic wildfire...
JuJu Smith-Schuster and his mother Mrs. Sammy Toa-Schuster
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — More than 200 enthusiastic local high school and elementary football players received valuable life lessons from New England Patriots Wide Receiver “JuJu” Smith-Schuster on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at the Veterans Memorial Stadium. He was the PFHF’s camp’s special guest...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) delegation met this week with various American Samoa government leaders and non-profit organizations and will use the information to prepare a report, which they will present to the PIF Board of Directors on behalf of American Samoa in its...

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