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Pacific Rim Fest a Treat - and Maybe a Lesson in Long Life
Sinh Lam mans an overflowing grill Sunday in Old Sacramento, preparing his San Jose company's Thai Kabobs.
Mon May 20, 2013
Amata's Journal: SFC Susie S. Nu'Uvali-Apineru is Nco of the Year
The Fort Eustis Samoan community and NCO of the Year honoree SFC Susie S. Nuuvali-Apineru , Iosefa Weggen and son Tauloa Weggen; SSG Christopher Fielding, Cristy Va'a Fielding; Christyann Fielding; Cyrus Fielding; SGT Lagi Custodio,husband SGT Jason Custodio and son Jacob Custodio; SGT & Mrs.
Thu May 16, 2013
Proposed Samoa law legally defines what is a "Samoan"
With little fanfare in the Samoa press, the Samoa government is pressing for the Acts Interpretation Bill 2013, a law change that defines among other things, what it means to be 'a Samoan person'. A retired Samoan lawyer is adamant it will have a detrimental impact on customary land rights for many Samoans living outside of the country.
Mon May 13, 2013
Solar lights to live by
Women in Business President Sheree Stehlin , Apia Rotarian Robyn O'Dell and Malie farmer Ioane Paulo show off a six pack of solar-powered lights.
Boy Scouts honor Bishop Weitzel with Distinguished Citizen Award
Last Friday night was a double celebration for Vaopunimatagi John Quinn Weitzel, Bishop of the Diocese of Samoa Pago Pago, who received the Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Citizen Award on his 85th birthday.
Sat May 11, 2013
No tsunami generated from morning's Tonga quake
No tsunami was generated from a 6.5 earthquake in the Tonga region today , according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawai'i, that issued an information-only bulletin.
Fri May 10, 2013
Samoa awaits return of the tasty turkey tail
This is the tale of turkey tail - it's convoluted arrival, disappearance and highly anticipated return to the Pacific island the Republic of Samoa .
Thu May 09, 2013
Govt & NGO work to rescue 2 from involuntary servitude
Ipu Avegalio Lefiti, Vice Chairperson of the Multi Disciplinary Team Vice Chairperson and Director Liliu Mailo of the American Samoa Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence are appealing to lawmakers to act on the Human Trafficking and Involuntary Servitude bill that was introduced in March.
Mother's Day weekend flights to Samoa are all full
If you have not purchased an airline ticket for inter Samoa flights for today and tomorrow, your only chance is to standby at the airport and hope that a confirmed passenger is late or doesn't show up for the flight.
Mon May 06, 2013
Couple enter not guilty pleas to drug-related charges in Samoa
A couple believed to be facing charges related to alleged importation of the drug ice, entered pleas of not guilty plea through their lawyer.
Sun May 05, 2013
Samoa Air adds Fagali'i - Pago Pago service
Apia based Samoa Air commenced this week daily flights between Fagali'i Airport on Upolu island in Samoa and Pago Pago International Airport, with a full flight.
Sat May 04, 2013
Rhapsody of the Sea cruise ship arrives this morning
Also on the calendar for today, the "Rhapsody of the Sea" a Royal Caribbean International Line cruise ship, will arrive this morning at 8:15 am with a departure scheduled for 8:15 pm this evening.
Fri May 03, 2013
Ship Yard recruits financial administrator, still seeking a Gen Manager
The Shipyard Service Authority board of directors has recruited a finance person, who will officially start next week, while it has yet to make a decision on the person to fill the general manager position, which is also the chief executive officer post.
Thu May 02, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Fatty diet wreaks havoc in islands
Pacific health experts are calling for a quota on the amount of fatty food - particularly mutton flaps and tinned corned beef - exported to the Pacific Islands, where heart disease, diabetes and obesity have become the norm.
Wed May 01, 2013
Kayaker raising awareness about suicide in Samoa just hours from landfall
A kayaker circumnavigating Samoa is hours away from landfall in the capital Apia after a 400 kilometre journey to raise awareness about suicide.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Samoa Air gets green light to use Fagali'i airport
At present the airline is flying to the American territory from Maota airport in Savaii and Faleolo, Upolu's main airport.
Op-Ed: the People of American Samoa and U.S. Citizenship
I welcome the recent Samoa News Op-Ed by Charles V. Ala'ilima entitled "Flag Day A Time to Consider Our History." In his article, Mr.
ASG land in Tonga and Samoa still being evaluated
The American Samoa government's real estate in Tonga and Samoa was one of the many issues that Gov.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Governor Lolo asks Eni to help resolve cabotage waiver issue
Congressman Faleomavaega Eni has been asked by the Lolo Administration to look into a cabotage waiver from the federal government which would allow a foreign carrier, such as Polynesian Airlines, to operate domestic flights when none are available here.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Submarine cable landing stations as a source of market power and what regulators can do
On the second day of the training course organized by PiRRC in Apia, Samoa, I made a presentation on the available regulatory solutions to the problem of market power associated with submarine cable landing stations.