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5 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser
Hokule'a captain Nainoa Thompson, second from right, briefed the crews of the voyaging canoes Hokule'a and Hikianalia on Friday about the weather heading out of Pago Pago in American Samoa.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has granted Polynesian Airlines application for an emergency exemption to operate the territory's domestic air service, but the initial period of the exemption is only for 30-days.
Commercialization of 'ulu' at an industrial scale for export has yet to occur anywhere in the world.
A tenfold increase in the number of protected coral species was announced this week, with 20 new corals added to the list of threatened species.
Ruth Matagi-Fa'atili, 39, Governor Lolo's nominee to be president of the Development Bank of American Samoa, during her confirmation hearing yesterday morning before the Senate Government Operations Committee.
Dr. Beth Parker, seen here accepting an award from LBJ Medical Center earlier this year during the territory's Medical Symposium which brought the hospital, Department of Health and regional health professionals together to discuss the epidemic of NCDs.
Brand new hooded sweaters originally intended for Samoa, are going "where its needed the most" according to Afimutasi Gus Hannemann, director of the ASG Office in Honolulu, after a business associate made the donation to ASG.
The American Samoa Childcare Program , under the Department of Human and Social Services , is getting ready to distribute 'I Care' packages, to all of the childcare providers in the territory.
The federal government is protecting 20 types of colorful coral by putting them on the list of threatened species, partly because of climate change.
The Department of Public Safety is preparing for the numerous guests who are invited to celebrate the marking of the 112 years since American Samoa became a territory of the United States of America.
Three US scientists are this week deploying satellite tracking tags on Humpback whales off the Rarotonga coast to gain information vital to protecting the endangered mammals from extinction.
The Fono joint budget committee yesterday approved a new budget ceiling for the American Samoa Power Authority in the current fiscal year 2012 from $90 plus million to $109.48 million after adding on federal grants not included last year during budget numerations by the Fono..
Tonga currently has an increasing number of cases of Dengue serotype 3, while Samoa and American Samoa have increasing numbers of Chikungunya, and there are current Measles alerts in the Western Pacific in Papua New Guinea, Federated States of The alerts can be seen on a new web-based map of the 'Epidemic and emerging disease alerts in the Pacific ... (more)
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 07:44 am
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