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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 41-year-old father of four who lost his mother while he was in custody for violating local drug laws tearfully begged the court to release him to care for his young children and rebuild his family. His 69-year-old mother was the person who was caring for his children...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Millions of dollars in COVID money in the hands of local residents boosted purchase power and was among the contributing factors in the increase in the American Samoa Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the second-quarter of calendar year 2021 —  the period April to June,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A young man who spent 45 days behind bars for disturbing the peace in Nuuuli a few months ago was released from confinement last week, after the Court sentenced him to time served at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF). The government claims that on the night of...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a media statement this week, the Territorial Bank of American Samoa (TBAS) reminds the public that a deposit account needs to be maintained at the ASG owned financial institution in order to cash any check. “This requirement helps to protect the check holder from...
Catherine Aigamaua-Saelua (left) along with Dr. Roxanne Sua’ava Salave’a
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Members of the House Budget Committee stated during a hearing on Tuesday morning that they fully support the pay raises for teachers. However, the time and the process is not right and that is why the committee members are concerned over the action the Administration has...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A federal judge in Honolulu has “stricken” from public court records several “Notices” filed by the four Alega residents who brought a federal lawsuit against the U.S Secretary of Interior, American Samoa Chief Justice Michael Kruse and local resident James McGuire. In a...
The 2020 ASHSAA Football Champs — Tafuna High School
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Lemanu Administration’s proposed budget for Special Programs, administered by the Governor’s Office, for fiscal year 2022 totals $18.53 million — a 19% reduction from the current FY 2021 approved budget of $22.75 million. Several programs for funding in the FY 2021...
Work on fono building construction
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The status of the construction of the new Fono building in Fagatogo yesterday, with Paramount Construction crew on the platform carrying out their work. The building — which meets federal flooding zone requirements is expected to be completed in December 2022 — based on...
Congresswoman Amata with Frank Pallone
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed passage Wednesday by the full House Energy and Commerce Committee of legislation to establish key Medicaid funding for American Samoa for eight years. The bill next moves on for consideration by the entire House of Representatives....
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man who is on probation for stealing and burglary was arrested again on the allegation he violated local drug laws. Uiki Moala was a passenger in a white pick-up truck that was pulled over by police last month in Futiga where a glass pipe containing white crystalline...

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