(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.

(AUCKLAND, New Zealand) - In response to a recent The Hill article that covered the latest lawsuit for birthright citizenship, the Hon. Delegate to Congress for AMERICAN SAMOA, Amata Radewagen, wrote “the Hill’s headline ‘American Samoa residents sue for citizenship’ is not accurate”. She’s right. The plaintiffs in the lawsuit are no longer residents of American Samoa, but are residents of the Great State of Utah.

(SAMOA) — Flags at half mast, a gun salute preceding his burial and the highest of honours will be accorded the late Member of the Council of Deputies Tuiloma Lameko Gae'e during his state funeral Friday, April 13, 2018.

In mourning the loss of the long serving former Parliamentarian, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, declared today a public holiday.

Released by the Ministry of the Prime Minister & Cabinet Thursday, here is the State Funeral Services program for the late Honourable Tuiloma Lameko Gae’e:

Friday, April 13, 2018

(SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) — Seventeen years after he arrived in the United States, Faafo'i Laulu Ah Chee of Fa'aala, Palauli, Savai'i is living his American dream.

On April 11, 2018 at a U.S. federal courthouse on South West Temple Street in downtown Salt Lake City, Ah Chee became a U.S. Citizen.

(SAMOA) — It has been said that education is a powerful weapon that can change the world.

With the completion of Salamasina Time's Bachelor Degree in Secondary Education, the villages of Tapueleele in Savai'i and Alamagoto in Upolu can now boast that one of their own is well armed with that weapon.

Graduating with honors in 2009 from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Vaiola College in Savai'i, Time's journey to complete the BA programme at NUS was not a smooth one.

It would take her nine years since high school graduation to attain the BA.

(SAMOA) — The dream of every footballer is to be a professional player and to represent his or her country too.

The Football Federation Samoa (FFS) endeavours to do its part to insure this dream will be achieved one day by our inspiring young footballers, or, soccer players.

Thursday, 12 April 2018 saw the reintroduction of the Centre of Development Programme as part of the FFS technical programmes for 2018.

The programme has started with thirty (30) talented youth players selected from various clubs currently competing in the National Youth League tournament.

(MESA, Ariz.) — Standout football players of Pacific heritage from across the U.S. will meet January 2019 at the Aloha Stadium in Hawai'i for the Polynesian Bowl.

Among the All Star list is Leone High School Lions safety Edmund Anthony Siaumau, the only athlete from the famed "football islands" of American Samoa, who has been named to the Bowl.

His selection to the Polynesian Bowl All Stars, announced this week, is welcome news for the Siaumau and Pereira families.

(SAMOA) — Levaopolo Uitinesi Apoua Mata’afa travels frequently between New Zealand and Samoa. He has to. He may live in Auckland, but he is very much involved with family and village obligations here that he has to attend to. In fact, he now travels home every month to attend meetings at his village of Salamumu.

Thanks to Samoa Airways, this has been made easier for him with the availability of affordable airfares at his disposal.