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  • (SAMOA, Calif.) — A special 90-minute Adopt-A-Highway clean-up at the Samoa Peninsula in Humboldt, Calif. is among the many events that will mark Earth Day 2018, Sunday, April 22.

    The event is hosted by the Humboldt Chapter of the Pacific Outfitters Green Team, a group of outdoor enthusiasts whose claim to fame is being "The Home of the 60-minute Weekly Clean-up!"

    They carry out brief, consistent clean-ups throughout the year.

  • (MAPUSAGA, American Samoa) — One component of the Mission of the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) is to promote awareness of Samoa and the Pacific, while one of the College’s Institutional Learning Outcomes is that students acquire proficiencies as Global Citizens.

  • (SAMOA) — The Samoa Police Service reminds the public that marijuana is illegal, announcing eight arrests made during a raid at the Savalalo Flea Market on the morning of Friday, April 20.

    Of the eight who were arrested, six were charged with possession of narcotics, states the SPS Facebook page.

    "A concerning number...have addressed the issue of marijuana being sold at the flea market...and pose a risk to the youth of Samoa," say police.

  • (SAMOA) — Culinary Arts and Food Service have received a nice boost through Teen Challenge Samoa, the recipients of $5,000 tala in resources from the Ministry of Women, Community and Social Development and the Samoa One UN Youth Employment Programme.

    The resources — stove, cutlery, pots, storage containers, coolers and other kitchen essentials are "for enterprise ventures in the food service industry providing youth with basic skills for deployment in the hospitality sector or [the] start of their own business," the MWCSD announced in a statement.

    Formed in 2017, Teen...

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  • (SAMOA) — O le tali fuaitau lenei a le Palemia Afioga Tuilaepa Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi, na pueina i le polokalame o le "Taimi ma le Palemia," ina ua fesiligai sona finagalo i fesoasoani mai Saina o loo ia atugaluga o nisi e faapea, o loo aumaia i ni auala fa’aalatua ma foliga mai ai e ono pulea ai e Saina Samoa i le lumana’i.

    Taimi: O loo to’atele i latou o loo popole i le faigapaaga lea a Samoa ma le Malo o Saina, faapea o le tele o fesoasoani o loo ia le mafaufauga telē a Saina i tua atu, ma e faapea e ono pulea Samoa e Saina i le lumana’i.
     
    Tuilaepa: E tele a ia...

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  • (SAMOA) — Miss Samoa Alexandra Iakopo and Nuanua o le Alofa have lent their support to the Sports to Life soccer course for college teachers held this week in Savai'i.

    The 16 college teachers who participated in the three-day course, will return to their schools to implement what they learned.

    "Miss Samoa and Nuanua o le Alofa were there. The course finished today," Angela Lafaiali'i Pauga, Media Officer for Football Federation Samoa, told tautalatala from Savai'i Wednesday morning, March 14.

    "Afterward, the teachers will go back to their schools and implement the S2L...

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  • (MAPUSAGA, American Samoa) — Seventeen students have been inducted into the Alpha Epsilon Mu Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC).

    Former PTK member and current ASCC mathematics instructor Mrs. Amete Mulipola-Moefiainu provided the keynote speech.

    A fall 2007 graduate of ASCC, Mrs. Mulipola-Moefiainu went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Texas A&M University in 2009, followed by her Masters of Education in Teaching and Learning from Argosy University, Hawai'i.

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  • (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) — Many Americans are unaware of racism's history in the Pacific but a new two-year degree at the City College of San Francisco will shed light on the role race has played in every facet of life for Islanders and people of color in the U.S.A.

    The new Associate of Arts degree in Critical Pacific Islands & Oceania Studies is the culmination of nearly two decades of work by past students and faculty, said Dr. David Ga'oupu Matthew Palaita, Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at CCSF.

    "When the program was developed, students wanted to...

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