American Samoa Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Warriors get commitments from speedy DB, tall receiverRead the original story

    Monday Jan 16 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A speedy defensive back from Sacramento and a tall receiver from American Samoa have accepted scholarship offers from the University of Hawaii football team.

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  2. Reciever from American Samoa commits to UHRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 15 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... But he plays tough. He loves the game." Taufa'asau alao excels in basketball. Two of his uncles coach for American Samoa's national basketball team. His cousin, Kurt Taufa'asau, played defensive tackle for the Oakland Raiders and Indianapolis Colts. ...

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  3. That's why these travelers are the leaders of the packRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | Los Angeles Times

    ... that person can do, why raise both your blood pressures by treating him or her badly? The National Park of American Samoa, a haven of rainforest and empty beaches that includes pieces of three South Pacific Islands, is about 2,500 miles southwest of ...

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  4. Historical MarkersRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 14 | UnionLeader.com

    ... at this time. Plus, Bankrate.com says more... America's most far-flung national park is the National Park of American Samoa, 2,600 miles southwest of Hawaii. It attracted 13,892 visitors last... Coming off one of their worst seasons in recent ...

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  5. Have-nots dreaming big in wake of Fifa rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | Bangkok Post

    ... coach Thomas Rongen said he saw how important the World Cup was for smaller teams when he took charge of American Samoa's national team in 2011. Back then, American Samoa was Fifa's lowest ranked team. In fact, they had never won a game. "I was ...

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  6. American Samoa's U.S. parks tempt with remote beaches, turquoise watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | Philly.com

    On the west coast of nearby Ta'u, a battered little fishing boat sidled up to the wharf, and a pale stranger stepped off, looking half-queasy and half-euphoric, a bagged octopus in his left hand. National Park of American Samoa, 2,600 miles southwest of Hawaii, is spread over parts of Tutuila, Ta'u, and Ofu.

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  7. If You GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | Philly.com

    ... to Pago Pago. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,289, including taxes and fees. Island- hopping within American Samoa can be difficult. Polynesian Airlines flies several times a week between Pago Pago and Fiti'uta Airport on Ta'u, but only once ...

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  8. Cruise ships for 2017 increase by oneRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 14 | Samoa News

    American Samoa Visitors Bureau has confirmed one more cruise ship for this year, bringing the total of thirteen to the number of cruise ships scheduled to call into the Port of Pago Pago for 2017. When the official schedule for 2017 was released late last week, there were 12 confirmed ships, but Visitors Bureau director David Vaeafe said yesterday that one more ship is added for the year and this is the "Sea Princess" - arriving April 22nd, the same day as the "Emerald Princess" - the latter is on its maiden visit to Pago Pago.

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  9. Lolo Admin pro-active about subsidy for 2018 minimum wage hikeRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 14 | Samoa News

    The Lolo Administration is once again exploring the possibility of seeking financial assistance from the US government to subsidize future minimum wage increases - the next one is due in 2018 - because the American Samoa Government simply does not have resources to cover such wage hikes. The administration first raised the proposal of a US federal government subsidy to finance minimum wage hikes in the territory in 2015, before the current hike went into affect in October of that year.

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  10. Oregon paid big bucks to get Salave'a from WSU - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... his time at Alabama. Salave'a likewise is regarded as an ace recruiter, particularly of players who hail from American Samoa and other Polynesians. He is widely credited with playing an integral role in establishing the familial culture at WSU and ...

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  11. Oregon Ducks make Joe Salave'a one of college football's...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 13 | OregonLive.com

    ... building an aggressive, attacking defensive line stocked with recruits he'd found thanks to his pipeline to American Samoa, where Salave'a grew up. The contract's worth and length each are signs of just how highly head coach Willie Taggart and ...

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  12. America's best kept secret: the empty beaches of American SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Star Tribune

    In a far corner of our country, a haven of rain forest and empty beaches spans three South Pacific Islands. A crab's exoskeleton clings to the volcanic rocks along the coast of Ofu Island in National Park of American Samoa.

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  13. Five tenors are taking on Las Vegas. And they sing rock 'n' roll, not operaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Plcido Domingo, Jose Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti - played Las Vegas in 2000. The National Park of American Samoa, a haven of rainforest and empty beaches that includes pieces of three South Pacific Islands, is about 2,500 miles southwest of ...

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  14. Cable Compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... the Samoan government is said to be in talks with its counterparts in Tahiti (French Polynesia) and American Samoa to increase the state's internet capabilities. Papua New Guinea Today cited Samoa's minister of Afamasaga Rico Tupa'I as saying that ...

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  15. U.S. EPA Releases Annual Toxic Release Inventory Report for Pacific SouthwestRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 12 | PressReleasePoint

    ... and the list of the top facilities, please visit: http://go.usa.gov/x9Pkv America Samoa : In 2015, American Samoa total releases were 59,000 pounds from one facility, Star Kist Samoa Co. For detailed American Samoa information, please visit: ...

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  16. Ness Turf Announces New Summer Special OffersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | PRWeb

    ... Equipment has been providing ag and turf solutions for over 50 years in Hawaii and the Outer Islands, Guam, American Samoa and Saipan. Ness Turf Equipment offers unparalleled customer service and the best sales, parts and service available for golf ...

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  17. Excessive snowfall of 6 feet buries Colorado ski resort, forces it to closeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 12 | AccuWeather.com

    ... nanswered questions. Located over 4,000 miles from the west coast of the United States, the island of Ta'u in American Samoa runs almost entirely on solar power.

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  18. A key piece to WSU football recruitment and defensive line heading to OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Daily Evergreen

    ... sacks, almost 28 per season and has become one of the strongest parts of the Cougar defense. The departure of American Samoa native Salave'a will result in a huge loss to WSU's American Samoa recruiting efforts, as Salave'a has lead the efforts in ...

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  19. FIFA have drawn all over the work of art that World Cup was with expanded tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Daily Record

    ... a bit better than a Tahiti side who qualify up against powerhouses like New Caledonia, the Cook Islands and American Samoa. The World Cup is meant to be the best on the planet. That might not mean us right now but it should mean something. It used ...

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  20. WSU assistant Joe Salave'a likely leaving for Oregon - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... and Destiny Vaeao, who is now with the Philadelphia Eagles. He created a recruiting pipeline between WSU and American Samoa, where Salave'a was born, landing native Samoans such as Robert Barber, Shalom Luani, Vaeao and others. Even more so than ...

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