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Bid process for 2025 Pacific Mini Games reopened after American Samoa and Niue fail to meet requirements
Bid process for 2025 Pacific Mini Games reopened after American Samoa and Niue fail to meet requirementsA decision on the host of the 2025 Pacific Mini Games has been deferred to next year after the Pacific Games Council (PGC) opted to reopen the bid process due to American Samoa and Niue failing to meet requirements. Both bids expressed an interest in ...read more
Source: Inside The Games
Published on Sun, 17 Jun 2018 05:18:00 GMT
StarKist Samoa secures tuna supply from two Chinese firms
StarKist Samoa secures tuna supply from two Chinese firmsUS-based StarKist & Co has lined up two Chinese firms to supply tuna shipments to the Tri Marine International plant on American Samoa, for which it inked a long-term lease deal in May. Minutes from a Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council ...read more
Source: Undercurrentnews.com
Published on Thu, 14 Jun 2018 02:19:00 GMT
Final proposed America the Beautiful quarter dollar designs wow CCAC members
Final proposed America the Beautiful quarter dollar designs wow CCAC membersThe contending option featured several different kinds of trees. Images courtesy of U.S. Mint. For the National Park of American Samoa, the CCAC endorsed a design showing a threadfin butterflyfish in front of a Polynesian version of a wave that is adorned ...read more
Source: Coin World
Published on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 03:54:00 GMT
Why Isle Royale should be your National Park vacation this summer
Why Isle Royale should be your National Park vacation this summerMore people visit Yellowstone in a single day than Isle Royale sees in a year. Even staggeringly remote options -- like the National Park of American Samoa, which is closer to New Zealand than the continental U.S. -- outdraw Isle Royale. Anyone who’s sat ...read more
Source: City Pages
Published on Thu, 14 Jun 2018 06:43:00 GMT
American Samoa governor says hospital meth case progressing
American Samoa governor says hospital meth case progressingThe American Samoa Governor has given assurances that everything is being done to solve the case of crystal methamphetamine being found in the LBJ Hospital mail more than a week ago. Lolo Moliga said the discovery illustrated how serious the drug problem ...read more
Source: Radio New Zealand
Published on Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:28:00 GMT
Small Plastic, Big Problem
Small Plastic, Big ProblemToline helped conduct a recent study by the Park Service and Clemson University in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Debris Program that measured microplastic quantities in 35 national parks from American Samoa to ...read more
Source: npca.org
Published on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:53:00 GMT
The CCAC and the 2020 and 2021 America the Beautiful quarters: National Park of America Samoa
The CCAC and the 2020 and 2021 America the Beautiful quarters: National Park of America SamoaPrevious: Introduction. Next: Weir Farm. Many of the design proposals in the National Park (American Samoa) portfolio are nicely drafted. Some are almost photographic in their detail. This isn’t necessarily a strength when it comes to medallic sculpture.read more
Source: Coin Update
Published on Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:36:00 GMT
Hawaiian and JAL seek antitrust waiver for joint venture
Hawaiian and JAL seek antitrust waiver for joint ventureThe carrier offers nonstop service to Hawaii from 12 U.S. gateway cities, along with service from Japan, South Korea, China, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa and Tahiti. The joint venture, which would be Hawaiian’s first, would be expected to build ...read more
Source: MSN
Published on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 03:13:00 GMT
American Samoa goes from short supply of taro to flooded market
American Samoa goes from short supply of taro to flooded marketThe American Samoa Director of Agriculture says the situation surrounding taro has gone from short supplies to a flooded market. A ban on taro exports from neighbouring Samoa was lifted last month. Director, Filifaatali Mike Fuiava, says he hopes to meet ...read more
Source: Radio New Zealand
Published on Fri, 08 Jun 2018 15:34:00 GMT
The CCAC and the 2020 and 2021 America the Beautiful quarters: Weir Farm
The CCAC and the 2020 and 2021 America the Beautiful quarters: Weir FarmPrevious: National Park of American Samoa. Next: Salt River Bay National Historical Park. Weir Farm inspired another portfolio with many beautiful works of draftsmanship. The Mint’s artists captured the themes the CCAC and Weir Farm’s liaisons ...read more
Source: Coin Update
Published on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 05:30:00 GMT