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Pago Pago Harbor

Sun just behind the mountains as it rises over Pago Pago bay
This Samoa News photo was taken last week from the top of the hill in Utulei where the tramway site is located, as the sun rose over Pago Pago Bay. The road heading up to the tramway is one of the routes used by locals to walk for exercise. [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced recently that American Samoa was selected to receive a $300,000 grant to assess and clean up contaminated properties under the agency’s Brownfields Program. Nationwide, more than 151 communities have been selected...
Family enjoying the day near Pago Pago harbor
Another beautiful day in Paradise… A family sits on the shore of Utulei amid a cloudy Wednesday afternoon overlooking the entrance to Pago Pago Harbor in the bay area.  [photo: FS]
This Samoa New file photo in the afternoon of Dec. 5, 2018, shows the fishing vessel Jeanette as it was leaving the Pago Pago Harbor heading out to sea.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Federal investigators found “several issues” that contributed to the fire and its spread onboard the US flagged fishing vessel Jeanette last December at the Port of Pago Pago, and among the issues is the “ineffective response” by the vessel’s crew, according to the US...
A view of the Port of Pago Pago as the North Korean cargo ship, Wise Honest, is slowly being towed to the main dock of Pago Pago Harbor
A view of the Port of Pago Pago as the North Korean cargo ship, Wise Honest, is slowly being towed to the main dock of Pago Pago Harbor around 1p.m. last Saturday. US Coast Guard public affairs officer, Amanda Wyrick, said last Saturday morning that trip from Indonesia took about three weeks and...