- published: 30 Sep 2016
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Film synopsis: Two American Samoans, High Chief Togotogo Sotoa and Rex Lokeni, an untitled man, share parts of their culture that bring families and communities closer together. In American Samoa, chiefs give family members tasks to benefit their family. When family members earn respect from their families, their chief can grant them a title such as paramount chief, high chief, and high talking chief. An untitled man works to earn a servings chief title to a high chief in hopes of getting a high talking chief title. Executive Producers - Jean-Michel Cousteau, Gene Brighouse Producer - Jim Knowlton Filmed and edited by Jim Knowlton Music - Doug Shirley - "Silver Threads" and "Nahenahe" Special thanks to: National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Of...
World News - Huge SUPER CYCLONE about to strike Samoa A huge cyclone is expected to strike Samoa at the weekend, but it is not yet known where exactly the storm will hit.The tropical cyclone has been upgraded to moderate to high with wind speeds of up to 86k/h expected.The super cyclone could hit the usually tropical paradise within the next 12 to 24 hours.The Category 1 cyclone risk will get stronger as it moves towards the east of Samoa and American Samoa, according NZ Herald.While it is too early to know if Cyclone Gita will hit New Zealand, the publication reported the cyclone would be a 'powerful system' that would be 'much bigger than Fehi'.Former Tropical Cyclone Fehi slammed New Zealand last week, flooding South Island towns and sparking a state of emergency.The Government of Samo...
Hokulea - Arrival in American Samoa Nainoa Thompson explains how early Samoans figured out how to create sailing canoes that could sail hundreds of miles and they figured out how to navigate using the stars so that they could migrate to distant islands such as Hawaii. He explains how Hokulea's arrival to American Samoa is significant because he and his crew want to honor Samoans because if it wasn't for their accomplishments than Hawaii would not have been discovered. He seeks their blessing and their permission before they continue their voyage around the world on Hokulea. Executive Producers - Jean-Michel Cousteau, Gene Brighouse Producer - Jim Knowlton Filmed and edited by Jim Knowlton Music - Doug Shirley Special thanks to: National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa National Mar...
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Visits American Samoa on his way Home from New Zealand, Australia All Original Music by LSN Studio www.LiveSatelliteNews.com We Use Youtube's Inappropriate Comment Blocker [ BETA ] (any copyright issues, message or email me 1st)
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Republican Party Of American Samoa Chairman Utu Abe Malae at roll call in 2016. Utu has served the Republican Party for several decades. Tonight Utu broke the ice with some funny (and accurate remarks) about our football players that Samoans across the globe can be proud of!
The VA clinic was dedicated to Eni Faleomavaega
In collaboration with American Samoa Council on Arts, Culture and Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts looks at the arts and culture of American Samoa. Developed as part of the National Endowment for the Arts 50th Anniversary United States of Arts: Tell Us Your Art Story series. For more on the National Endowment for the Arts 50th anniversary, go to https://www.arts.gov/50th
Footage of the second wave coming ashore in American Samoa Sep 30 - A series of tsunamis smashing into American and Western Samoa in the Pacific have killed possibly more than 100 people, according to officials. U.S. President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in American Samoa, a U.S. territory, and ordered federal aid to help recovery efforts. A Pacific-wide tsunami warning was issued after a major undersea earthquake off American Samoa, with reports of a small tsunami reaching New Zealand and rising sea levels in several South Pacific island nations - including Tonga - and around Japan. This video shows the aftermath on Western Samoa.
Ocean luminaries Jean-Michel Cousteau, Sylvia Earle and Nainoa Thompson share two dives on coral reefs in American Samoa, where a National Marine Sanctuary helps protect the ocean for future generations. Executive Producers - Jean-Michel Cousteau, Gene Brighouse Producer - Jim Knowlton Filmed and edited by Jim Knowlton Music - Doug Shirley Special thanks to: National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Office of National Marine Sanctuaries This film is the fourth film of the American Samoa Culture and Ocean Conservation Film Series. The stories in these short films are told by Americans Samoans and ocean luminaries, Jean-Michel Cousteau, Sylvia Earle and Nainoa Thompson, who share their passion for their unique culture and for protecting their ocean...
I learned about American Samoa from Eleitina at the 2016 Los Angeles Travel and Adventure show. Some of the topics included the Samoan language, the differences between American and Western Samoa and thing to do. For more about Samoa visit, http://intheknowtraveler.com/samoa/
The view of Cyclone Wilma from our front yard.