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Local businessman Lauvao Stephen Haleck passes away suddenly at airport


“I love you” were his last words before boarding the airplane, says Mrs. Melesete Grohse-Haleck, who is still trying to come to terms with the untimely passing of her husband last Friday n

Source: Local businessman Lauvao Stephen Haleck passes away suddenly at airport

Sentenced twice for separate burglaries, man wants to go home to Savai’i


A man, who was sentenced in 2014, for a burglary he committed in June 2013, has come before the court again to be sentenced in a separate burglary case that happened in November 2013.   The lates

Source: Sentenced twice for separate burglaries, man wants to go home to Savai’i

Polynesian gets another 30-day approval for Manu’a flights


The U.S. Department of Transportation has granted another 30-day cabotage exemption for the Samoa government owned Polynesian Airlines to operate American Samoa’s domestic flights.   The cu

Source: Polynesian gets another 30-day approval for Manu’a flights

Dogs found roaming at LBJ will be trapped and removed | Samoa News


At the cabinet meeting on April 29, 2015  LBJ CEO Taufete’e  John Faumuina   requested that no dogs be permitted on the grounds of the hospital due to health concerns, as wel

Source: Dogs found roaming at LBJ will be trapped and removed | Samoa News

Don Bosco visitors plead not guilty to all charges of sexual misconduct | Samoa News


Don Bosco adult volunteer, Vaega Anderson and two students, Falesefulu Susuga and Nomani Tepa were arraigned in the High Court yesterday. Each is being held on bail of $100,000, and this is in connect

Source: Don Bosco visitors plead not guilty to all charges of sexual misconduct | Samoa News

TELESĀ author coming to American Samoa | Samoa News


Author Lani Wendt Young has released the first book in a brand new series – and she’s coming to American Samoa to launch it.

Source: TELESĀ author coming to American Samoa | Samoa News

Gaoteote: “We begin to learn about freedom and justice” by serving in the military | Samoa News


“It’s a great day to be a solider. It’s a great day to be a military veteran. And it’s a great time to be in American Samoa,” declared Senate President Gaoteote Tofau Palaie, a military veteran, at the start of his Flag Day Address last Friday.

via Gaoteote: “We begin to learn about freedom and justice” by serving in the military | Samoa News.

Flag Day 2015 to honor our men & women in the Armed Forces | Samoa News


The people of American Samoa’s deep rooted sense of patriotism is epitomized by our women and men in the Armed Forces of the United States of America, and all the Veterans of Samoan Ancestry who have made countless ultimate sacrifices along with their unwavering commitment to heroic and exemplary service to safeguard Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness,” was the message from Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga on the Flag Day program.

via Flag Day 2015 to honor our men & women in the Armed Forces | Samoa News.

Community Briefs | Samoa News


American Samoa’s maximum allowable price (MAP), or wholesale price for petroleum products is now going to be released once a month, instead of twice a month— as has been the practice for a long time.

via Community Briefs | Samoa News.

Four candidates stand in Samoa by-election | Radio New Zealand News


Samoa’s ruling Human Rights Protection Party is to field the only four candidates in this Friday’s Sagaga Le Usoga by-election.

via Four candidates stand in Samoa by-election | Radio New Zealand News.