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Schools will be ready for class on Tuesday

Only two elementary schools have no power and one is witout water but the Director of Education, Dr. Ruth Matagi Tofiga, is confident that the American Samoa Power Authority will have restored services to all […]

ASEPA: Boil water and dont burn trash

The American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency is testing ASPA water as water service is being restored to villages , and also checking on water vending machines throughout the island. ASEPA Director Ameko Pato stresses that […]

ASG purchases a tugboat from Alabama

The Department of Port Administration has bought a second tugboat, Peggy H, ensuring it meets US Coast Guard requirements. The Coast Guard requires the Port of Pago Pago to have two tugboats but has been […]

Red Cross impressed by people’s resilience

The San Diego Region of the American Red Cross, which includes American Samoa, has deployed eight disaster workers to assist with cyclone recovery efforts. The team, led by  Regional Chief Executive Officer, Sean Mahoney joins […]

Loss adjustors from NZ here to assess damages

Two loss adjustors from New Zealand have arrived to carry out assessments of damaged properties for local insurer, National Pacific Insurance. Alvin Booth and Richard Cravens talked with KHJ News upon arrival at Pago Pago […]

ASEPA shuts down three water vending machines

The American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency has closed three water vending machines which tested positive twice as containing e-Coli bacteria. The three are Chin Mart- Alofau, Happy Mart- Nu’uuli and Add One Store -Iliili. ASEPA […]

FEMA impressed with “fast paced” response

FEMA’s Federal Coordinating Officer for the American Samoa Disaster, Benigno Bern Ruiz has been impressed with the pace of response from the American Samoa Government and first response community in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone […]

Ole Palemia blogger taken off FaceBook

If you’ve been looking for postings by notorious Samoan blogger O le Palemia on Facebook in the past few days, you can stop looking, the page has been taken off. Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi […]