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TALOFAPass

Fetu Fetui Jr
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Vice Speaker of the House Fetu Fetui Jr called the idea that people from Manu’a have to register with the TALOFAPASS system in order to fly to Manu’a “stupid and terrible”. He also called the Department of Health director, Motusa Tuileama Nua “disrespectful” for not...
Rep. Lua’itaua Gene Pan
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Rep. Lua’itaua Gene Pan believes that the move by the American Samoa Government (ASG) to award almost $7million to fund the TALOFAPASS computer system — which was described by the director of the local Medicaid office, Sandra King Young during her testimony before the...
TalofaPass landing page
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a 3-hour hearing before the House Committee on Health, chaired by Faipule Andra Samoa, yesterday, Thursday, Mar. 17, Medicaid director Sandra King Young testified that TALOFAPASS, the online platform solution that ASG created in 2021 to manage and continue travel...
Manu'a DoH team
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The two faipule from Manu’a District #1, Vice Speaker Fetu Fetui Jr and Rep. Tiaoalii Fau Sai have called out to the Task Force and ASG for clarification about travel to Manu’a. Rep. Tiaoalii said during the House Session yesterday morning that people from his District...
Dept. of Health logo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — ASG has  approved a special round-trip charter from Nadi, Fiji, to bring medical personnel for the LBJ hospital and Department of Health.  The flight is also available to members of the general public wishing to travel from and to Fiji. Those wanting to travel from and...
Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga and Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo Ale
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — On Monday evening, 260 travelers, including Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga, arrived at approximately 9:15 PM marking the first official commercial flight to American Samoa since Hawaiian Air flights were suspended over a year and a half ago due to the Covid-19 pandemic. With...
Dear Editor, While the trip home on the test flight was at times stressful, I have to admit that we have to draw a line somewhere to ensure the safety of our island community, so for that very reason, we should be willing to make the sacrifices of doing all that is required to return home safely...
Members of the COVID-19 Task force
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa is planning two flights each month through December as the territory moves to reopen commercial air service between Honolulu an Pago Pago, with the hope of more flights — all depending on the increase in the local COVID-19 vaccination rate and the rise in...
Acting Governor Talauega
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Government is preparing for the August 30 test flight. This flight will begin to test the new TALOFAPASS application, a component of the Safe Travels American Samoa (STAS) initiative that screen travelers with pre-travel requirements to enter the...
A recent zoom meeting on Saturday August 21st
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The electronic TALOFAPASS system has officially gone live allowing travelers that have confirmed tickets for the inaugural commercial Hawaiian Airlines flight on September 13th to begin the registration and application process. Since the awarding of the contract to Data...

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