22 min ago
Xmas Xtras: Paradise offers 20% off for holidays
From now until Dec. 31, everything at Paradise Inc. in Nu'uuli is 20% off . The lovely ladies of Paradise invite everyone to come out and take advantage of the savings during this holiday shopping season.
4 hrs ago
After rain (and more rain) clearing weather on the way
Residents of American Samoa should expect the rain to ease over the weekend, just in time for Christmas shoppers heading out to find great gifts for those who have been good all year round.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
1,000 sea cucumbers rescued, returned to sea
Some of the buckets and coolers containing over 1,000 sea cucumbers that were confiscated by employees of the Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources last week from a group of 13 men who were fishing in Laulii and Onesosopo.
News from our Toa o Samoa
Army Pfc. Raynelle M. Fetaiai has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, ... (more)
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Langkilde elected 2nd VP of Baseball Confederation's executive board
Newly elected executives to the Baseball Confederation of Oceania are Inoke Iubalavu of Fiji and J. Victor Langkilde of American Samoa, the 2nd vice president of BCO.
ASCC Alumni Association Awards Fall 2013 Scholarship
As part of its mission to support the intellectual, cultural and social advancement of American Samoa Community College students, each semester the College's Alumni Association awards a scholarship of $500 to a young man or woman who does not have access to the same federal funding for education as most students in the Territory.
NZ High Commish visits territory on fact-finding trip
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga is exploring with three Pacific airlines the possibility of extending their air service to the territory, which will help boost tourism development and improve exports from the region, says the governor's executive assistant Iulogologo Joseph Pereira.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Feds repeat call to reaffirm dismissal of citizenship suit
Attorney for the U.S. State Department, the federal government, and two officials of the U.S. State Department has reiterated a request for the federal appeal's court in Washington D.C. of a summary affirmation of the lower court's decision in June that dismissed the citizenship lawsuit filed by five America Samoans and a California based ... (more)
ASPA makes major electricity improvements on Aunu'u
The American Samoa Power Authority has completed some major electric infrastructure on Aunu'u with the work completed this week, including the replacement of old electric poles with new poles throughout the entire island-village.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Xmas Xtras: Grand re-opening for Manu'a Store
The management and staff of Manu'a Store is inviting everyone to come out tomorrow, beginning at 7:30 a.m. for the grand opening of their Malaeimi location.
Am Samoa delivers urgent message at WestPac
American Samoa has urged the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission to expedite effective measures to control South Pacific albacore catches, not only on the high seas but in the Exclusive Economic Zones of the region's countries and territories.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
ASCC moves forward on Pell grants for B.Ed. students
ASCC President Dr. Seth Galea'i welcomes Dr. Susan Clifford and Dr. Tim Brown of the WASC Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges during their November site visit.
Xmas Xtras: Celebrate the holidays at Evalani's
Since 1976, Evalani's in Pago Pago has been serving the people of American Samoa with a smile.
Local CoC signs MOU with Samoa CoC and Small Biz Enterprise Center
The local Chamber of Commerce has signed two Memorandums of Understanding with their counterparts in Samoa in an effort to facilitate trade and promote the service industry between the two Samoas, according to CoC chairman David Robinson.
TYRRELL: Pricing unskilled workers out of their jobs
Congress soon will vote on raising the federal minimum wage to more than $10 per hour.
Traditional leaders meet to select Tualauta Senator
A traditional leader from Vaitogi will fill one of the two senatorial seats for the Tualauta county, left vacant following this year's death of the late Sen. Letuligasenoa Soli, who was serving his first four-year term in office, said Sen. Magalei Logovi'i, who holds the other seat for the county.
Gov calls Medicaid Task Force to develop program
Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga has appointed a six-member Medicaid Task Force who will develop and recommend for his review and approval the Medicaid Format According to the memorandum issued yesterday, Lolo noted that the Affordable Care Act popularly known as the Obama Healthcare Act dramatically transformed the Medicaid Program with regard to ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Nu'uuli VocTech students spend Thanksgiving learning about Samoa government
Twelve ambitious government students from Nu'uuli Vocational Technical High School participated in a 3-day educational field trip to neighboring Samoa during this past Thanksgiving Holiday break.
Secession Movement Alive In West
Earlier this month, voters in 11 sparsely populated Colorado counties got a chance to express their distaste for their state government - which is not geographically distant, but culturally a world away in Denver.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Tu 'au Kereti M ta'utia Jr. to run for Congress
The 2014 General Election set for Nov. 8, 2014 is less than a year away and the first Congressional candidate to throw his name into the hat is Tua'au Kereti Mata'utia Jr., who ran unsuccessfully for the same post during the 2012 election.