American Samoa State News http://feed.informer.com/digests/XASMTYHMLV/feeder American Samoa State News Respective post owners and feed distributors Sat, 12 Sep 2020 05:29:21 +0000 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ ASTCA helps ready Leone High School for the 2020-2021 school year https://www.samoanews.com/local-news/astca-helps-ready-leone-high-school-2020-2021-school-year Samoa News - Latest and Breaking Sports, Politics, Business, and Samoan News from Pago Pago, American Samoa urn:uuid:f2292688-22db-7cf9-8ecf-5b6c3d3f9ca7 Thu, 17 Sep 2020 17:20:57 +0000 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/local-news/astca-helps-ready-leone-high-school-2020-2021-school-year" ><span><img src="https://www.samoanews.com/sites/default/files/styles/teaser/public/field/image/lhs_n_astca_visit_copy.png?itok=VTM06-nX" width="168" height="100" alt="Leone High School students and faculty as well as the ASTCA team" title="[photo: ASTCA]" /></span></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —</em> This group photo provided by the American Samoa TeleCommunications Authority showing Leone High School students and faculty as well as the ASTCA team, including</p></div></div></div> Legality of EOB fast food restaurant location once again questioned https://www.samoanews.com/local-news/legality-eob-fast-food-restaurant-location-once-again-questioned Samoa News - Latest and Breaking Sports, Politics, Business, and Samoan News from Pago Pago, American Samoa urn:uuid:e7c3af75-378e-728b-980d-0d7b414bd89a Wed, 16 Sep 2020 17:45:38 +0000 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/local-news/legality-eob-fast-food-restaurant-location-once-again-questioned" ><span><img src="https://www.samoanews.com/sites/default/files/styles/teaser/public/field/image/eob_restaurant.jpg?itok=8Q1NbrrV" width="168" height="100" alt="Le Fonuea fast food restaurant " title="This Samoa News photo taken yesterday morning shows Le Fonuea fast food restaurant behind the A.P. Lutali Executive Building in Utulei that was the subject of questions by Sen. Fonoti Tafa’ifa Aufata during the Fono Joint Budget Committee hearings. [photo: AF]" /></span></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — </em>While Sen. Fonoti Tafa’ifa Aufata claims that the owners of Le Fonuea eatery behind the A.P.</p></div></div></div> ASHSAA Football Week 2: Tafuna vs Nuuuli & Samoana vs Marist https://www.samoanews.com/sports/ashsaa-football-week-2-tafuna-vs-nuuuli-samoana-vs-marist Samoa News - Latest and Breaking Sports, Politics, Business, and Samoan News from Pago Pago, American Samoa urn:uuid:4fbf46ff-f06b-ac2f-e1a7-a1470e87251a Mon, 14 Sep 2020 18:37:35 +0000 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/sports/ashsaa-football-week-2-tafuna-vs-nuuuli-samoana-vs-marist" ><span><img src="https://www.samoanews.com/sites/default/files/styles/teaser/public/field/image/fp_football_photo.jpg?itok=U4N8nI_a" width="168" height="100" alt="Tafuna’s ball carrier trying to evade the pressure from two Nu’uuli Wildcat defenders" title="Tafuna’s ball carrier trying to evade the pressure from two Nu’uuli Wildcat defenders during their first meeting of the season this past Saturday – Tafuna defeated Nu’uuli 66 - 0. [photo: Tony Gasu]" /></span></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Week two of ASHSAA Varsity Football 2020 saw the Tafuna Warriors and the Samoana Sharks each putting a second game in the win column.</p></div></div></div> A top 2022 college quarterback prospect is from American Samoa https://www.samoanews.com/sports/top-2022-college-quarterback-prospect-american-samoa Samoa News - Latest and Breaking Sports, Politics, Business, and Samoan News from Pago Pago, American Samoa urn:uuid:c427970e-98e1-79a0-9788-585748a86014 Sun, 13 Sep 2020 15:05:22 +0000 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/sports/top-2022-college-quarterback-prospect-american-samoa" ><span><img src="https://www.samoanews.com/sites/default/files/styles/teaser/public/field/image/salavea.jpg?itok=wGhFXfb1" width="168" height="100" alt="Okland Salave&#039;a of Tafuna High School" /></span></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — 6,000 miles southwest of the mainland of the United States, at Tafuna High School in American Samoa, <b><a href="https://247Sports.com/Player/Oakie-Salavea-46079779" tar=""></a></b></p></div></div></div> ASPA replaces obsolete switchgear at Tafuna Power Plant. https://www.samoanews.com/local-news/aspa-replaces-obsolete-switchgear-tafuna-power-plant Samoa News - Latest and Breaking Sports, Politics, Business, and Samoan News from Pago Pago, American Samoa urn:uuid:eb1e0bde-6994-040a-9317-c8841fb5f20e Sat, 12 Sep 2020 17:28:22 +0000 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/local-news/aspa-replaces-obsolete-switchgear-tafuna-power-plant" ><span><img src="https://www.samoanews.com/sites/default/files/styles/teaser/public/field/image/aspa_switches_copy.png?itok=f35dGLFI" width="168" height="100" alt="Replacement switchgear " title="ASPA’s replacement switchgear is valued at $1.5million with installation and commissioning done in-house over the Labor Day weekend. [courtesy photo]" /></span></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —</em> Over the Labor Day weekend, ASPA technicians replaced obsolete electrical switchgear inside its Tafuna power plant.</p></div></div></div> ASHSAA 2020 Football Season kicks off with triple-header https://www.samoanews.com/sports/ashsaa-2020-football-season-kicks-triple-header Samoa News - Latest and Breaking Sports, Politics, Business, and Samoan News from Pago Pago, American Samoa urn:uuid:bcdb56a0-089f-8d74-3813-65d6f06cb14e Tue, 08 Sep 2020 19:02:30 +0000 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/sports/ashsaa-2020-football-season-kicks-triple-header" ><span><img src="https://www.samoanews.com/sites/default/files/styles/teaser/public/field/image/img_0961.jpg?itok=WmK2q-cI" width="168" height="100" alt="Samoana Sharks quarterback Viliamu ‘Jamu’ Tanielu sprinting" title="Samoana Sharks quarterback Viliamu ‘Jamu’ Tanielu sprinting towards the sidelines after picking up huge yardage for Samoana during their varsity match up against the Faga’itua Vikings last Saturday morning — Samoana won 34 - 12. [photo: Tony Gasu]" /></span></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>Pago Pago, AMERICA SAMOA —</em> ASHSAA football got underway Saturday at Veterans Memorial stadium.  The triple header saw Nu’uuli VoTech Wildcats v Fa’asao Marist Crusaders — back in play afte</p></div></div></div> Tua talks Samoan culture in new Fox Sports documentary — “TUA” https://www.samoanews.com/sports/tua-talks-samoan-culture-new-fox-sports-documentary-tua Samoa News - Latest and Breaking Sports, Politics, Business, and Samoan News from Pago Pago, American Samoa urn:uuid:4b469d7d-7427-70c2-1f42-390a9cfb5020 Thu, 03 Sep 2020 16:56:41 +0000 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/sports/tua-talks-samoan-culture-new-fox-sports-documentary-tua" ><span><img src="https://www.samoanews.com/sites/default/files/styles/teaser/public/field/image/tua_and_his_dad.jpg?itok=lcHXYS63" width="168" height="100" alt="Tua and his dad, Galu" title="He is pictured here in this screenshot with his dad, Galu. See the preview on The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame Facebook page. [screenshot from documentary " /></span></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>Honolulu, HAWAII — </em>The brand new “Tua” documentary about Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, (and first reported in Variety) will debut this Sunday on FOX Sports.</p></div></div></div> Nua-Satele kick-off pledges to focus on youth, women and family https://www.samoanews.com/local-news/nua-satele-kick-pledges-focus-youth-women-and-family Samoa News - Latest and Breaking Sports, Politics, Business, and Samoan News from Pago Pago, American Samoa urn:uuid:3eb80177-b741-94c7-7ec6-82112534df5c Mon, 31 Aug 2020 16:45:54 +0000 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/local-news/nua-satele-kick-pledges-focus-youth-women-and-family" ><span><img src="https://www.samoanews.com/sites/default/files/styles/teaser/public/field/image/candidates_n_wives.jpg?itok=D6xqc2S_" width="168" height="100" alt="The candidates and their wives" title="[l-r] Candidate for governor, Sen. Nuanuaolefeagaiga Saoluaga T. Nua and his wife, Usuimalo; and Cassandra Satele, and her husband, the candidate for lieutenant governor, Tapumanaia Galu Satele Jr. — pose for a photo with the “Nua and Satele” gubernatorial team banner theme — “O se Taeao Fou Mo Tagata Uma” in the background last Saturday during the Nua and Satele 2020 official campaign kick-off at the SPOREX-Sports Center in Tafuna. [photo: FS]" /></span></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — </em>The role of the youth and women in American Samoa was among the highlights at last Saturday’s official kick-off for the gubernatorial team of “Nua and Satele 20</p></div></div></div> Gaoteote- Fai’ivae campaign kick-off stresses their theme — “Tautua” https://www.samoanews.com/local-news/gaoteote-faiivae-campaign-kick-off-stresses-their-theme-tautua Samoa News - Latest and Breaking Sports, Politics, Business, and Samoan News from Pago Pago, American Samoa urn:uuid:848c70e5-b3d8-873c-db8b-4f2434df826f Wed, 26 Aug 2020 16:33:26 +0000 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/local-news/gaoteote-faiivae-campaign-kick-off-stresses-their-theme-tautua" ><span><img src="https://www.samoanews.com/sites/default/files/styles/teaser/public/field/image/campaign_4150.jpg?itok=ToMe-ES6" width="168" height="100" alt="[l-r] Candidate for lieutenant governor, Sen. Fai’ivae Iuli Godinet, and his wife Ilaisa; and Mrs. Betty Gaoteote Tofau, and her husband, Senate President Gaoteote Palaie Tofau (candidate for governor) " title="[l-r] Candidate for lieutenant governor, Sen. Fai’ivae Iuli Godinet, and his wife Ilaisa; and Mrs. Betty Gaoteote Tofau, and her husband, Senate President Gaoteote Palaie Tofau (candidate for governor) — as they wave to the groups participating in the parade, as well as dancers during the Gaoteote and Fai’ivae 2020 gubernatorial team’s official kick off last Saturday at Veterans Memorial Stadium. [photo: courtesy Gaoteote Faiivae 2020 campaign]" /></span></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —</em> With a parade as well as various dance groups from villages dressed in colorful outfits, invited guests, family members, friends and supporters packed the Veter</p></div></div></div> Fagaima: Intense rain and flooding prompts DPW to close lane https://www.samoanews.com/local-news/fagaima-intense-rain-and-flooding-prompts-dpw-close-lane Samoa News - Latest and Breaking Sports, Politics, Business, and Samoan News from Pago Pago, American Samoa urn:uuid:8ae0146f-e703-5013-802f-c79e8a1ec6e3 Wed, 19 Aug 2020 17:25:34 +0000 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/local-news/fagaima-intense-rain-and-flooding-prompts-dpw-close-lane" ><span><img src="https://www.samoanews.com/sites/default/files/styles/teaser/public/field/image/damage_road_003.jpg?itok=88dlWYQ_" width="168" height="100" alt="DPW crew installing lane closed sign where Fagaima road is flooded" title="[courtesy photo]" /></span></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — </em>Public Works crew seen Monday afternoon putting up a warning sign on lane closure at the damaged section of the Fagaima Road next to the Fagaima Methodist Churc</p></div></div></div> More power to ASPA — and Western District of Tutuila https://www.samoanews.com/local-news/more-power-aspa-and-western-district-tutuila Samoa News - Latest and Breaking Sports, Politics, Business, and Samoan News from Pago Pago, American Samoa urn:uuid:f9e3dc5e-afe8-9dbb-5288-74cd2b881694 Sat, 15 Aug 2020 17:53:35 +0000 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/local-news/more-power-aspa-and-western-district-tutuila" ><span><img src="https://www.samoanews.com/sites/default/files/styles/teaser/public/field/image/tafuna_stand_by_generators.jpg?itok=vZxqSa8B" width="168" height="100" alt="GE generators being unloaded at the port." title="[photo: ASPA Facebook]" /></span></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — </em>This photo shared on the American Samoa Power Authority Facebook page shows one of the two-new GE Generators being off-loaded on Wednesday from a container vess</p></div></div></div> Talauega points to Lemanu’s integrity, experience in team’s kick off https://www.samoanews.com/local-news/talauega-points-lemanus-integrity-experience-teams-kick Samoa News - Latest and Breaking Sports, Politics, Business, and Samoan News from Pago Pago, American Samoa urn:uuid:9ccc8e1b-a543-119d-d9af-f83f03d97fda Mon, 10 Aug 2020 18:29:03 +0000 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/local-news/talauega-points-lemanus-integrity-experience-teams-kick" ><span><img src="https://www.samoanews.com/sites/default/files/styles/teaser/public/field/image/kick_off_lemanu_talauega_4806.jpg?itok=ED4IlI4s" width="168" height="100" alt="The Sailele &amp; Masausi village committee to elect Lemanu and Talauega on the field at Veterans Stadium" title="The Sailele &amp; Masausi village committee to elect Lemanu and Talauega for governor and lieutenant governor in the 2020 gubernatorial race, rocking to the music as they — along with other village committees — participated in the parade at last Saturday’s Lemanu and Talauega 2020 campaign kick off at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Tafuna. [photo: FS]" /></span></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —</em> Parade, floats, a youth flash mob dance and Samoan siva by various village committee groups, as well as speeches by the candidates marked the official campaign </p></div></div></div> Candidates grapple with questions about health care at CofC forum https://www.samoanews.com/local-news/candidates-grapple-questions-about-health-care-cofc-forum Samoa News - Latest and Breaking Sports, Politics, Business, and Samoan News from Pago Pago, American Samoa urn:uuid:18df9f26-1725-7ae4-8d29-fa68bbd4d35e Thu, 06 Aug 2020 17:14:33 +0000 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/local-news/candidates-grapple-questions-about-health-care-cofc-forum" ><span><img src="https://www.samoanews.com/sites/default/files/styles/teaser/public/field/image/3_candidate_teams_4729_0.jpg?itok=Gjv_JanV" width="168" height="100" alt="The three candidiate teams on stage" title="The three candidiate teams on stage at the Chamber of Commerce forum. [SN file photo]" /></span></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —</em> Healthcare infrastructure was one of the issues raised in one segment of last week’s American Samoa Chamber of Commerce gubernatorial forum.</p></div></div></div> Three teams field questions at Chamber of Commerce forum https://www.samoanews.com/local-news/three-teams-field-questions-chamber-commerce-gubernatorial-forum Samoa News - Latest and Breaking Sports, Politics, Business, and Samoan News from Pago Pago, American Samoa urn:uuid:7816f716-48d7-c3b8-4899-43da1b412342 Wed, 05 Aug 2020 17:05:16 +0000 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/local-news/three-teams-field-questions-chamber-commerce-gubernatorial-forum" ><span><img src="https://www.samoanews.com/sites/default/files/styles/teaser/public/field/image/three_teams_standing_4757.jpg?itok=UQzo34xG" width="168" height="100" alt=" I’aulualo/Tapa’au team (far left); Nua/Satele (middle) and Lemanu/Talauega (far right)" title="At the conclusion of the Chamber of Commerce first gubernatorial forum hosted Thursday night at the American Samoa Community College Multi Purpose Center for the 2020 general election are the three gubernatorial teams on stage with less stress after the forum. The teams posed in a photo: I’aulualo/Tapa’au team (far left); Nua/Satele (middle) and Lemanu/Talauega (far right). [photo: FS]" /></span></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —</em> The American Samoa Chamber of Commerce hosted the gubernatorial forum last Thursday, for just over two hours under the theme “Let’s Talk Business” at the Americ</p></div></div></div> Two new ASG quarantine facilities ready for use https://www.samoanews.com/local-news/two-new-asg-quarantine-facilities-ready-use-today-aug-1st Samoa News - Latest and Breaking Sports, Politics, Business, and Samoan News from Pago Pago, American Samoa urn:uuid:9aba4d98-3677-3de0-b6e3-a91fbd14591d Sat, 01 Aug 2020 17:24:02 +0000 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/local-news/two-new-asg-quarantine-facilities-ready-use-today-aug-1st" ><span><img src="https://www.samoanews.com/sites/default/files/styles/teaser/public/field/image/doh_quarantine.jpg?itok=Cwu0HzIj" width="168" height="100" alt="One of the two ASG quarantine facilities located behind the Tafuna Community Health Cente" title="One of the two ASG quarantine facilities located behind the Tafuna Community Health Center [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]" /></span></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p> </p> <p><em>Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — </em>This is one of the two ASG quarantine facilities located behind the Tafuna Community Health Center.</p></div></div></div>