American Samoa

How Do So Many Samoans Make it to the NFL?

This week we speak to Rob Ruck, author of the new book <i>Tropic of Football: The Long and Perilous Journey of Samoans to the NFL</i>. We talk about the …

Liberal View

24 students participate in leadership conference

TWENTY-FOUR student leaders participated in the 2018 Youth Leadership Cohort to learn how to achieve goals.Read More...

Cannabis Industry

Plastic bans are a Polynesian issue

As Anchorage and other Alaska communities contemplate banning single-use plastic bags and straws, I can't help but think how interconnected and …


House candidate born in American Samoa deemed ineligible because she's not a citizen

Updated:Wednesday, August 1 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-08-02 01:16:51 GMT<p>Honolulu police are asking the public's assistance in locating these individuals …

Korean War

Evaluating new Arizona commit Eddie Siaumau

Three-star safety <b>Eddie Siaumau</b> announced his commitment to the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday.<p>Our original story on that can be found here, and below …

College Sports

Arizona Football: Pago Pago Defensive stud Selects the Wildcats

It was a busy day for the Wildcats as the Arizona Football team gained another commitment in the Class of 2019, this time from the American Samoa …

College Sports

3-star safety Eddie Siaumau commits to Arizona

The American Samoan becomes UA’s ninth commitThree-star safety <b>Eddie Siaumau</b> has committed to the Arizona Wildcats, he announced Saturday.Siaumau is …

Arizona Wildcats

Two-Dollar Beach: Avaio, American Samoa - Traveling Outside-the-Box

What’s in a name? A beach by any other name would still be just as fun. Don’t get too caught up on the name of the beach in Avaio, American Samoa.<p>The …

Family Travel

Tesla deploys new microgrid projects with Powerpacks in Samoa to help the islands go fossil fuel-free

One of Tesla’s earliest microgrid projects with Powerpacks was deployed in American Samoa and now the company deployed two bigger systems in order to help the islands transition their energy production from the more expensive and polluting fossil fuels, like diesel, to renewable energy.<p>It started …

Asian Development Bank

Third deep-sea cable now open to traffic

The $500 million fibre optic deep-sea cable connecting New Zealand with Australia, the Pacific and the United States, is open to digital traffic.<p>The …

New Zealand

Hawaiki subsea cable comes online

Hawaiki has completed laying its 15,000km undersea fibre optic cable that connects Australia and New Zealand directly to the US.<p>Hawaiki CEO Remi …

Technology (Australia)

Hawaiki subsea cable goes live

The privately owned subsea cable connecting Australia, New Zealand, and the United States has gone live.<p>The $300 million Hawaiki Transpacific …

New Zealand

Hawaiki cable comes into service

The US$300 million, 15,000km Hawaiki submarine cable linking Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific and United States has gone into commercial service …

Technology (Australia)

Best Secret Scuba Diving Spots

You’ve done it all — Thailand, Indo, the Great Barrier Reef, even the Maldives. What’s next on your diving bucket list? Here are a few of the world’s …

Scuba Diving

Axios: Election Infrastructure Funding Might Come Up Short

The Election Assistance Commission has announced all 55 eligible states and territories have requested election security funds from Congress — but …

Conservative View

Watch as Tua Tagovailoa and his teammates take over Oahu's Polynesian Cultural Center

In part 4 of TUA | Homecoming, the Tagovailoa family and Tua's Alabama teammates Joshua Casher and Alex Leatherwood spent an entertaining day …

Tua Tagovailoa

President Donald J. Trump Amends American Samoa Disaster Declaration

Today, President Donald J. Trump made additional disaster assistance available to the territory of American Samoa by authorizing an increase in the …

Donald Trump

Initial games' bids from Niue and American Samoa turned down

A decision on who should host the 2025 Pacific Mini Games has been deferred until next year.

New Zealand

National Park Service Squeezed Out of the City

The high cost of living in the Bay Area is sending the National Park Service regional office packing.<p>Federal officials cited the "high cost of …

National Parks

Sport: Tonga, Samoa footballers set up big finish

Tonga and Samoa set up a blockbuster final round clash in the OFC Under 19 Football Championship Qualifier in Rarotonga.

Sport (New Zealand)

KH8/W5MJ American Samoa. From

KH8/W5MJ will be active from American Samoa, IOTA OC - 045, 15 - 25 August 2018.

National Parks

When banks abandoned American Samoa, the islands found a solution nobody had used in a century

By Andrew Van Dam<p>Reporter<p>By 2016, American Samoa was desperate. Its economy and population had been shrinking for years and hopes of a turnaround fell as the verdant volcanic islands in the South Pacific withered into banking desert.<p>The Bank of Hawaii announced in 2012 it intended to leave the U.S. …


Mobile pay revolution, Mnuchin's pipe dream, Mulvaney's Siberia?: Top stories of the week

China's mobile payment lessons for U.S. bankers; unpacking Mick Mulvaney's CFPB relocation musings; Steven Mnuchin's wishful thinking on GSE reform; …

New Jersey

BlueSky reassures American Samoan customers and govt

BlueSky Communications has moved to assure its customers in the American Samoa government and private sector that its communication systems are …

Sport (New Zealand)

American Samoa finally gets a public bank. And U.S. states are watching

The Federal Reserve's decision to allow the Territorial Bank of American Samoa access to the U.S. payment system creates only the second public bank …


Hawaiki cable rollout completes

The Hawaiki subsea cable connecting Australia, New Zealand, and the US has completed its final landing in American Samoa ahead of going live in …

Tech Trends

Interior Provides $10.6 Million to American Samoa for Training, Infrastructure at Wharf, Schools, and Hospital

(pictured left to right) American Samoa Lt. Governor Lemanu Mauga, American Samoa Governor Lolo Moliga,<br>Interior Assistant Secretary Doug Domenech, …

High School

Preserve choice but simplify citizenship for U.S. nationals

Once again, an effort is under way to mandate U.S. citizenship for the people of American Samoa, however, most of the people want a choice, not a …


Data for Brazil, Upper middle income | Data

• Albania<br>• Algeria<br>• American Samoa<br>• Armenia<br>• Azerbaijan<br>• Belarus<br>• Belize<br>• Bosnia and Herzegovina<br>• Botswana<br>• Brazil<br>• Bulgaria<br>• China<br>• Colombia<br>• Costa Rica<br>• Cuba<br>• Dominica<br>• Dominican …

Costa Rica

5 Stunning Destinations You Need to See in Your Lifetime, According to a Woman Who’s Visited 100 Countries

Places that aren't the typical vacation destination, but guarantee a life changing experience.<p>Traveling is always an exciting experience, but nothing …