1 hr ago
Whitehorn charges ASG failed to do its homework
Whitehorn Construction Inc says the American Samoa Government failed to uphold its legal and regulatory responsibilities by failing to ensure the validity of the bonds, in their appeal filed with the Administrative Law Judge when the government moved to terminate its contract with WCI.
14 hrs ago
Pacific health group says families vital in care of mentally ill
The Pacific Behavioral Health Collaborating Council is continuing its push for Pacific families to care for their members with mental disabilities.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Governors prepared to do more to fight wildfires
U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell delivers the keynote speech during the Western Governor's Association annual report at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Las Vegas, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.
El Paso Times
Western governors prepared to do more to fight wildfires
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter, second from right, shows a license plate covered in foreign sea mussels during the Western Governor's Association annual report at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Las Vegas, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.
ASCC and Pava'ia'i school collaborate
ASCC student teacher Tonya Tuigamala is congratulated by Ursula Te'o of ASCC/CNR , her Pava'ia'i Elementary School mentor Vicky Fauolo and students following the completion of her Thematic Plan Unit at Pava'ia'i.
Generally, what’s your sentiment on Native Hawaiian sovereignty? -FREEP this Poll-
Hawaii has shown NO allegience to the UNITED states of AMERICA as a nation of free men, but as a pawn in the game designed to enslave us all.
Proposed ban on talo imports a big "blow" to Samoa farmers
This week, Samoa News reported that the American Samoa's Department of Agriculture was working with the Attorney General's Office in drafting legislation for submission to the Fono to ban the importation of talo from Samoa.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Humane Society sends Vet to help our pets
The Department of Agriculture's Veterinary Clinic staff and volunteers: L-R Derek Danielson; HSI vet Dr. Sheryl Ramosa, volunteers Tanya Tarasawa and Mona King; Territorial Veterinarian Dr. Brenda Smith and volunteer Warren King.
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.
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.