Miss American Samoa prepares for Miss Pacific Islands

Miss American Samoa Matauaina Toomalatai heads to the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant in Nadi, Fiji at the end of this month.

Prayers and blessings will be offered for Matauaina at a church service at the Onenoa EFKAS which she attends before she leaves for Fiji.

Executive Director of the American Samoa Visitors Bureau, David Vaeafe, a member of the Miss Pacific Islands Board says the pageant is splated for December 1-9.

The new Miss will be crowned in an outdoor pageant at Charles Park in Nadi City on the final night.

The contest with the theme, “Climate change- action to sustain our islands,” will be part of special celebrations for the city of Nadi, which has undergone a rebuilding program

After the pageant, Miss American Samoa heads to Port Villa, Vanuatu for the Pacific Mini Games scheduled for December 1-17.