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  1. Gov ordered to submit bill to pay...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Samoa News

    The High Court has issued an "alternative writ" directing Gov. Togiola Tulafono to submit for legislative approval, legislation to pay the court judgement of more than $6 million against the American Samoa Government over the fire about a decade ago that destroyed the old Laufou Shopping Center. The writ was based on a petition filed last week by attorneys for Progressive Insurance Company Limited, the insurance company for Laufou.


  2. Afoa and Le'i are ready to take on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Samoa News

    ... Lutu and Le'i Sonny Thompson last Saturday afternoon at the Gov. Rex Lee Auditorium, was where Gov. Togiola Tulafono, in an unscheduled speech, said that Afoa is a leader who is ready to take on the office of Governor for American Samoa. "If Afoa ...


  3. NHHC Career Fair reveals...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Samoa News

    ... The OSCTC will be located at the former American Samoa Veterans Association club house in Tafuna and Gov. Togiola Tulafono has noted that funds for the NHHC contract are being used solely for the participant training and support services, and not ...


  4. Fono in ReviewRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Samoa News

    ... the issue of the"upside down staff' in the government seal was noted by the governor's office during Gov. Togiola Tulafono's time, in some of ASG's advertisements, and advised us to notify the offending department that their 'seal' was wrong.) Water ...


  5. Tafuna High School Class of 2012...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Samoa News

    ... Assistant Director of Teacher Quality, Dr. Ruth Matagi-Tofiga, while Special Remarks were made by Governor Togiola Tulafono. Invocation was led by Reverend Semo Tapaleao of the EFKAS, Pale Alii o le Ola, Aoloau, and Tafuna High School Principal ...


  6. Levu Tulafono F. Solaita Jr....Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Samoa News

    ... special election may be held, and the Governor shall appoint a qualified person to fill such vacancy. Gov. Togiola Tulafono issued the Writ of Special Election dated Feb. 18 calling for holding a special election to select a traditional leader to ...


  7. Gov seeking $8 Million loan from...Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2016 | Samoa News

    To "alleviate severe" cash shortfall at LBJ Medical Center, Gov. Togiola Tulafono is seeking Fono approval to authorize the American Samoa Government to enter into a loan agreement with the ASG Employees Retirement Fund for the amount of $8 million. This loan is in order to assist the hospital "to meet the critical health care needs of our territory's residents," said the governor in a Feb. 9 letter to the Fono leadership, adding that the issue of the medical center authority's "financial crisis has reached grave proportions."


  8. Starkist report: 900 workers added...Read the original story

    May 28, 2016 | Samoa News

    Gov. Togiola Tulafono says StarKist Samoa has not only increased production it has also increased the company's local workforce, which means more financial support for families in American Samoa, boosting the local economy. The Pittsburgh-based StarKist Company first announced in May of 2010 plans to lay off between 600 to 800 workers at its plant in American Samoa citing, among other things, increased global competition and rising cost of operations.


  9. Togiola: There wasn't enough...Read the original story

    May 7, 2016 | Samoa News

    Among the most satisfying accomplishments for former Gov. Togiola Tulafono during his tenure of close to ten years was the development of infrastructure, however, some residents disagree, saying that the road infrastructure itself is in its worst ever condition island-wide. Speaking on his final radio program as governor last Saturday, Togiola said that among his proud accomplishments is that a lot of efforts were made in the development of infrastructure so that future governors do not have to invest so much time on broken infrastructure.


  10. Court ReportRead the original story

    May 1, 2016 | Samoa News

    The Chief Justice's court room was packed with family and friends of Muasau Tasina Tofili, who was sworn in as a new Associate Judge, earlier this week. Chief Justice Michael Kruse said Muasau was recently nominated by Gov. Togiola Tulafono and was confirmed by the Senate to the position of an Associate Judge of the High Court.


  11. Togiola Tells Forum: We are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Samoa News

    American Samoa governor Togiola Tulafono's farewell speech was well-received yesterday morning by the Pacific Islands Forum leaders here in Avarua Rarotonga. "It has indeed been a privilege for American Samoa to be a part of this Forum, as an observer member, this last 12 months," he said.


  12. Togiola apologizes in advance for...Read the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | Samoa News

    Gov. Togiola Tulafono used his weekend radio program to announce that the LBJ Medical Center will be implementing new facility fees and offered in advance a public apology to the community in the event the move by LBJ happens soon. Samoa News reported last week, that on Monday, LBJ chief executive officer Mike Gerstenberger informed hospital personnel the hospital has received the final payment of the $3 million loan from the Workmen's Compensation Account after the hospital met all of the requirements to get this money from the Executive Branch.


  13. State of Territory address: ASG...Read the original story

    Apr 24, 2016 | Samoa News

    ... as revealed during budget hearings last year, that payouts of annual and sick leave would include then Gov. Togiola Tulafono and then Lt. Gov. Faoa Aitofele Sunia - if they had any annual and sick leave


  14. Governor returns Senate veto...Read the original story

    Apr 17, 2016 | Samoa News

    Without taking any action, Gov. Togiola Tulafono returned to the Legislature late last week the Senate bill , which seeks to override the governor's veto of the $60.37 million supplemental budget for the American Samoa Power Authority through July 31, 2012. The override bill was approved in February by two-thirds majority of both the Senate and House before it was transmitted to the governor's office.


  15. Community BriefsRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | Samoa News

    ... Valusia Talataina, Athletics Coach, of the Department of Education. (UTULEI: Sunday, July 8, 2012) Governor Togiola Tulafono, who departed the Territory last Tuesday for meetings in Georgia and Virginia, visited Austin, Texas on Thursday and Friday ...


  16. Samoa Victim Support Group...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Samoa News

    ... Sofara, did the honors of cutting the ribbon to the new SVSG-AS office. According to the program, Governor Togiola Tulafono was to give special remarks, and First Lady Mary Ann Tulafono was supposed to cut the ribbon for the new office, however both ...


  17. Governor, President and families...Read the original story

    Jan 18, 2016 | Samoa News

    ... local restaurants offering Father's Day Sunday Special meals. Speaking on his weekend radio program, Gov. Togiola Tulafono called on all fathers of the territory to continue their duty as a father not only within their families but their ...


  18. Eni: "U.S. tuna industry was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Samoa News

    ... the Interior Department's field representative were present for the ceremony, also attended by former Gov. Togiola Tulafono, who convinced the Bellevue, Wash. based Tri Marine to take over the site previously occupied by COS Samoa Packing, which ...


  19. Samoa government identifies land...Read the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | Samoa News

    ... for our general council to spend his afternoons," he added. During the inter Samoa talks, Tuilaepa and Gov. Togiola Tulafono agreed to provide one acre of land for the other side to use for setting up appropriate offices to facilitate economic ...


  20. Lolo resigns from DBAS to devote...Read the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | Samoa News

    ... to the chairman and board for the "rare opportunity" of working with them and also thanked Gov. Togiola Tulafono "for the expression of trust which gave rise to my appointment to the post" as president of DBAS. Local law states that the Governor, ...