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Hawaiian Air makes refueling stop here

There’ll be a Hawaiian Air plane landing at Pago Pago International Airport early tomorrow morning. But it wont be bringing or taking passengers. The A-330 aircraft is refueling here on its way from Honolulu to […]

ASEPA Deputy Director at SPREP meeting

Deputy Director of the American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency, Fa’amao Asalele Jr., is representing American Samoa at the partners meeting of SPREP, the environmental agency for the Pacific region being held in Apia this week. […]

House approves FY2018 budget bill as is

The House of Representatives today approved in final reading the governor’s basic budget request for Fiscal Year 2018 of $395.1 million. The vote was 19-0. There were no questions asked or changes made to the […]

Outages, a retreat and hiring at ASTCA

Since last week, internet service for the American Samoa Telecommunications Authority has experienced intermittent outages and has been slower than usual This has caused a lot of frustration among customers who have resorted to social […]

No review of the Fono budget of $6.9 million

The joint budget hearings on the Fiscal Year 2018 budget for the American Samoa Government wrapped up Friday. The chairman of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, Senator Magalei Logovii, said the governor’s basic budget […]

Local Red Cross volunteers await call up

Two Red Cross volunteers from American Samoa are waiting in the wings off-island for the official call for their assignment to the US east coast and/or Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands, to help […]

Judge Sunia throws out drug case

District Court Judge Fiti Sunia today dismissed the case of a man who was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance namely metamphetamine, a felony. After considering the testimony from a pair of officers […]

Three directors apologize for DPS vehicle purchase

There were apologies all around from ASG officials called to explain why the Department of Public Safety purchased two vehicles from an account to which a $10 traffic enforcement fee is deposited, without prior approval […]