Ads by Google Ads by Google

Local News

ASG govt logo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Governor’s Chief of Staff, Tuimavave Tauapai Laupola has informed cabinet members that the Communications division of the Governor’s Office — GOVNET COMMS — requests assistance in providing a Public Affairs Officer (PAO) for each respective agency. He explained that...
Lt. Governor Talauega E.V. Ale
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — At the latest Task Force meeting held at the Department of Homeland Security Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at Tafuna yesterday, Task Force Chair Lt. Governor Talauega E.V. Ale noted that the Task Force has members both in the government and private sectors and in the...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Four men were arrested and charged for allegedly stealing nearly $6,000 worth of tiles and thin set mortar belonging to K & K Island Star Cooperation, between May 1, 2020 and January 5, 2021. When questioned by police, their excuse was they felt they were underpaid...
A.P. Lutali Executive Office Building (EOB)
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a new health advisory, the Department of Health (DoH) announced there are now three sites for the COVID-19 vaccination, with the A.P. Lutali Executive Office Building (EOB) the new one. And clinic days are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The other two sites remain...
Court Report banner
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A young man who assaulted another man by punching him in the face and kicking him multiple times while he was on the ground was sentenced last month to 24 months (or 2 years) behind bars. Lauilo Tagaloa was initially charged with third degree assault; third degree...
Man walking by StarKist Samoa canning plant
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — StarKist Samoa has launched a new advertising campaign to attract workers, such as fish cleaners, as the cannery is dealing with an employment shortage, which the company says is “impacting our ability to keep up with global demand” and that StarKist Samoa “has been...
Bert fuiava snorkels in the shall Ofu pools.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga's declaration that Manu’a’s marine and rainforest resources be developed has inspired a flurry of private sector economic development. At the heart of the development is the evidentiary research of Dr. Peter Craig of the National Park Service and...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —A 36-year-old uncle accused of raping his 16-year-old niece was arrested last month and is now in custody. When arrested by police, illegal drugs were discovered in the defendant’s possession. The government claims that the alleged sexual abuse began last year, when the...
LBJ Hospital sign
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Some surgeries at American Samoa's only hospital, the LBJ, were delayed or cancelled because a critical piece of machinery wasn't working. The autoclave, which sterilises surgical tools, has been down for about a month. Our correspondent said only one operating room had...
Court Report banner
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The driver of a vehicle pulled over by police officers during a traffic stop two weeks ago for speeding is now charged with violating local drug laws. The driver, Filisi Vainalepa made his initial appearance in court two weeks ago. He is charged with one count of...

Pages