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One To Watch: The Incredible Underdog Story Of Beulah Koale, Star Of ‘Thank You For Your Service’ & ‘Hawaii Five-O’
One To Watch: The Incredible Underdog Story Of Beulah Koale, Star Of ‘Thank You For Your Service’ & ‘Hawaii Five-O’Nothing. “So we sent people to New Zealand, Australia and American Samoa,” Hall said. “And out of all those tapes that came back, I got the one from Beulah, and I knew he was right, in about 37 seconds, before he got done with his first scene.”read more
Source: Deadline Hollywood
Published on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT
American Samoa governor queries power prices
American Samoa governor queries power pricesGovernor Lolo Moliga has asked the chair of the American Samoa Power Authority for an explanation regarding high electricity prices. In a letter, Lolo said there had been many public complaints about the steady rise in electricity costs. He said the rate ...read more
Source: Radio New Zealand
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 22:02:00 GMT
The Father of Surf Forecasting Turns 100
The Father of Surf Forecasting Turns 100Dr. Walter Munk in American Samoa, 1963, during his efforts to track a storm and swell across the Pacific Ocean, the research that forms the base of modern day surf forecasting. Image courtesy of Scripps Institution of Oceanography Dr. Munk was awarded ...read more
Source: Surfline
Published on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:01:00 GMT
NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and Liquid Robotics Collaborate to Protect Vulnerable Marine Sanctuaries and Ecosystems
NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and Liquid Robotics Collaborate to Protect Vulnerable Marine Sanctuaries and EcosystemsOct. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liquid Robotics and NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS) Pacific Islands Region (PIR) announced a multi-year agreement to develop solutions to help protect and preserve the Hawaiian and American Samoa ...read more
Source: GlobeNewswire
Published on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 03:00:00 GMT
Volunteer Teacher and Teacher Trainer – American Samoa
Volunteer Teacher and Teacher Trainer – American SamoaHigh school students in American Samoa are typically reading at a 4 th grade level. This means that at some point during their elementary education, students are being left behind. We know that a good education is the key to a good future, and this ...read more
Source: Pro Bono Australia
Published on Thu, 12 Oct 2017 22:32:00 GMT
Bob Apisa's journey from American Samoa to Michigan State Hall of Fame
Bob Apisa's journey from American Samoa to Michigan State Hall of FameEAST LANSING - Bob Apisa was 7 years old when he left his native American Samoa for Hawaii. One of 11 children in the family, he didn't speak English and had never seen electricity. So, the bright lights at night in Honolulu sparked a profound thought.read more
Source: MLive
Published on Thu, 05 Oct 2017 06:11:00 GMT
American Samoa Weightlifting Federation Moves to Discourage Transgender Contestants
American Samoa Weightlifting Federation Moves to Discourage Transgender ContestantsAs I have always said, the moment of breath-taking sanity which will snap our culture out of its PC-induced coma and help to halt the decay of Western society, will come from American Samoa. Well, not quite, but at this point we’ll take what we can get.read more
Source: Breitbart News
Published on Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:38:00 GMT
'Jesus opened my eyes': American Samoa child's vision restored through gifted surgery
'Jesus opened my eyes': American Samoa child's vision restored through gifted surgeryWhile her spoken English is spotty at best, 8-year-old Lourdes "Lila" Iputi’s rendition of “Jesus Loves Me” is about as perfect as perfect gets. The American Samoa girl played with her new Barbie dolls as her host and guardian in the U.S. for the ...read more
Source: WIS-TV
Published on Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:21:00 GMT
Same-sex married couples in the U.S.
Same-sex married couples in the U.S.This decision effectively made same-sex marriage legal in all U.S. states and Washington, D.C., as well as all U.S. territories except for American Samoa, but not on all Indian lands. Prior to the decision, many states already recognized same-sex ...read more
Source: city-data.com
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:40:00 GMT
Wave Glider to Help Protect Marine Sanctuaries
Wave Glider to Help Protect Marine SanctuariesNew solutions to help protect and preserve the Hawaiian and American Samoa marine sanctuaries and monuments will be developed through a multi-year agreement between Liquid Robotics and NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS) Pacific Islands ...read more
Source: marinetechnologynews.com
Published on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:01:00 GMT