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Tonga Earthquake Today 2017: Strikes W of American Samoa
Tonga Earthquake Today 2017: Strikes W of American SamoaST LOUIS (LALATE) – A strong Tonga earthquake today 2017 has struck west of American Samoa. The quake started today May 22, 2017 just moments ago. Damage assessment is pending. USGS indicates to news that a 5.3 magnitude Tonga earthquake today started ...read more
Source: Lalate
Published on Mon, 22 May 2017 10:38:00 GMT
Hawaiki About To Roll Out 14,000km Undersea Cable
Hawaiki About To Roll Out 14,000km Undersea CableManufacturing of the proposed 14,000km Hawaiki submarine cable – which will link Australia and New Zealand to Hawaii, American Samoa and west coast USA – is almost complete, according to Hawaiki CEO Remi Galasso. Laying of the first 7000km is expected ...read more
Source: ChannelNews Australia
Published on Tue, 23 May 2017 19:40:00 GMT
New cohort begins environmental biology summer internship for Pacific Islanders
New cohort begins environmental biology summer internship for Pacific IslandersStudents from the islands of Hawai‘i, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Compact-of-Free-Association Micronesian states (Republic of Palau, Federated States of Micronesia and Republic of the Marshall ...read more
Source: University of Hawai‘i
Published on Tue, 23 May 2017 18:24:00 GMT
Erin Phillips headlines Australian Opals squad for US camp, FIBA Asia Cup
Erin Phillips headlines Australian Opals squad for US camp, FIBA Asia CupFIBA Asia has also included a separate Division B competition for emerging nations India, Lebanon, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Singapore, Fiji and American Samoa. The winning nation in Division B earns a Division A place in the next Asia Cup.read more
Source: Sydney Morning Herald
Published on Tue, 23 May 2017 22:42:00 GMT
DoI Announces Budget for Territories, Micronesia
DoI Announces Budget for Territories, MicronesiaWASHINGTON, D.C. (May 23, 2017) – President Donald Trump today proposed $591.9 million for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) for the benefit of the U.S. Territories of Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana ...read more
Source: hawaiifreepress.com
Published on Tue, 23 May 2017 12:52:00 GMT
American Samoa urged to take Hawaii's lead on economic growth
American Samoa urged to take Hawaii's lead on economic growthAn economist from the United States Department of Interior says American Samoa should look at what Hawaii does if it's to maintain fiscal stability. Wali Osman says Hawaii is regarded as one of the most financially stable states of the union because its ...read more
Source: Radio New Zealand
Published on Sun, 21 May 2017 17:39:00 GMT
Man runs 26.2 miles in Rocky Mountain, on quest to run marathon in every national park
Man runs 26.2 miles in Rocky Mountain, on quest to run marathon in every national parkAlong with the other three national parks in Colorado, Sycalik still has to run eight in Alaska, two in Hawaii, Grand Canyon National Park, Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon National Park and the National Park of American Samoa. He estimates that he can ...read more
Source: 9News
Published on Tue, 23 May 2017 05:47:00 GMT
19 year old Samoan pleads guilty to molesting girl in American Samoa
19 year old Samoan pleads guilty to molesting girl in American SamoaA 19-year old man from Samoa, accused of molesting a 12-year old girl, has reached a plea agreement with the government in American Samoa and will be sentenced in July this year. Apelu Saito Lilo was charged in April last year with one count each of child ...read more
Source: news.pngfacts.com
Published on Sat, 20 May 2017 00:56:00 GMT
White House names Thompson Coburn lawyer to a top post
White House names Thompson Coburn lawyer to a top postThe $1 billion agency manages 600 employees in field offices in all 50 states, as well as in Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and several hundred thousand volunteers in AmeriCorps, VISTA, Senior Corps, the Presidential Freedom Scholarship Program and others.read more
Source: The Business Journal
Published on Mon, 22 May 2017 09:42:00 GMT
WEDA Fall 2017 Conference Takes Place in October
WEDA Fall 2017 Conference Takes Place in OctoberThe Pacific Chapter of WEDA represents the West Coast of the United States including Hawaii and Alaska, Guam, American Samoa and Western Canada.read more
Source: Dredging Today
Published on Tue, 23 May 2017 06:13:00 GMT