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Strong earthquake rocks Tonga, no tsunami warning issued
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Strong earthquake rocks Tonga, no tsunami warning issued

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked Tonga today. Samoa and Wallis and Futuna were also affected. No tsunami warning was issued ... Read More

FestPac 2020: Arts and Culture never shown in Hawaii with Guam taking a key role
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FestPac 2020: Arts and Culture never shown in Hawaii with Guam taking a key role

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Many tourists visiting Hawaii from June 10-21 do not know, that the biggest arts and the cultureal festival is hosted ... Read More

Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa supports ambitious tree planting goal for Samoa
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Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa supports ambitious tree planting goal for Samoa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

As part of Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa’s ever-evolving efforts to ensure a healthier and greener earth, the team is ... Read More

Samoa cancels Open Sky Agreement with USA
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Samoa cancels Open Sky Agreement with USA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

The Samoa Government has canceled a multi-nation open skies agreement which will be effective from July. The US Department of Transportation has ... Read More

Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father
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Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

His daughter Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard is currently attending the Farm Bureau convention ... Read More

American Samoa Talofa Airways ready to add Manu Island
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American Samoa Talofa Airways ready to add Manu Island

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2018

American Samoa's Talofa Airways is planning to add Manu' island to their network. This is possible after a second aircraft ... Read More

Tsunami Warning issued for New Caledonia and Vanuatu
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Tsunami Warning issued for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 19, 2017

A Pacific Tsunami warning in effect for New Caledonia and Vanutu after a 7.0 earthquake earlier. More information pasted below: ... Read More

Authentic Polynesia with three kings ruling a French territory on the Blue Continent
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Authentic Polynesia with three kings ruling a French territory on the Blue Continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2016

eTN this week attended FESTPAC hosted on the U.S. West Pacific island of Guam. It's a festival of cultures and ... Read More

FESTPAC Opening: Guam becomes the center of the Blue Continent
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FESTPAC Opening: Guam becomes the center of the Blue Continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2016

The stadium was full. Thousands of spectators unable to get into the Guam stadium today watched the FESTPAC opening ceremony ... Read More

Guam Tourism with FestPac puts the Blue Continent in the global spotlight
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Guam Tourism with FestPac puts the Blue Continent in the global spotlight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2016

The blue continent is in the spotlight of the world today, and the center is the American island of Guam. ... Read More

Cyclone Evan and tourism in Samoa and Fiji
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Cyclone Evan and tourism in Samoa and Fiji

editor editor- December 28, 2012

(eTN) - The month of December is the high point of the traditional cyclone and storm season for the islands ... Read More

Conservation groups applaud Pacific islands ocean partnership agreement
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Conservation groups applaud Pacific islands ocean partnership agreement

editor editor- September 7, 2012

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaii Governor Abercrombie announced today the signing of the US Pacific Islands Regional Ocean Partnership (PROP) agreement, ... Read More

Guam’s indigenous people commemorate the lunar New Year
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Guam’s indigenous people commemorate the lunar New Year

editor editor- January 12, 2012

TUMON, Guam - On January 22, 2012, hundreds will gather to celebrate the release of the 2012 Chamorro Lunar Calendar. Read More

After the waves
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After the waves

editor editor- April 6, 2011

LALOMANU BEACH, Samoa - One early morning less than two years ago, Sili Apelu had no clue that in a ... Read More

PATA names 2011 Face of the Future winner
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PATA names 2011 Face of the Future winner

editor editor- March 9, 2011

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is delighted to announce that Tavalea Nilon of Samoa is the ... Read More

Samoa launches tourism campaign in New Zealand and Australia
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Samoa launches tourism campaign in New Zealand and Australia

editor editor- October 30, 2009

WELLINGTON - Samoa has launched new campaigns in New Zealand and Australia to attract tourists back after last month's tsunami. Read More

Samoa pleads for tourists’ return
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Samoa pleads for tourists’ return

editor editor- October 28, 2009

The Samoa government is pleading with Kiwi tourists not to cross it off as a holiday destination. Read More

Makeshift Samoa bar bids for tourist return
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Makeshift Samoa bar bids for tourist return

editor editor- October 12, 2009

Nearly a fortnight after a tsunami left more than 140 people dead and wrecked homes and businesses in Samoa, the ... Read More

Samoa tourism update
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Samoa tourism update

editor editor- October 9, 2009

Samoa's Tourism Industry is making a sure and steady recovery despite the effect of the tsunami that struck Samoa on ... Read More

Samoan Tourism Authority announces closing of 18 hotels
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Samoan Tourism Authority announces closing of 18 hotels

editor editor- October 8, 2009

After the earthquake and tsunami that destroyed much of Samoa last week, The Samoan Tourism Authority has now published a ... Read More

Post-tsunami update from government of Samoa
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Post-tsunami update from government of Samoa

editor editor- October 7, 2009

The government of Samoa is continuing to provide primary health care, food, water, and basic household items to those evacuated ... Read More

John Key: Quick-thinking Samoan staff saved lives of dozens of tourists
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John Key: Quick-thinking Samoan staff saved lives of dozens of tourists

editor editor- October 6, 2009

Quick-thinking Samoan staff helped save the lives of dozens of tourists when the tsunami hit, New Zealand Prime Minister John ... Read More

Samoa fears “second tsunami” of vacation cancellations
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Samoa fears “second tsunami” of vacation cancellations

editor editor- October 5, 2009

APIA, Samoa — Samoa's tourism industry said it fears a "second tsunami" of vacation cancellations after deadly earthquake-triggered waves wiped ... Read More

Foreign Office advises UK tourists to steer clear of Samoa
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Foreign Office advises UK tourists to steer clear of Samoa

editor editor- October 1, 2009

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office website has been amended today to advise against all but essential travel to Samoa until ... Read More

Deadly quake rocks Samoa, triggers killer tsunami
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Deadly quake rocks Samoa, triggers killer tsunami

editor editor- September 30, 2009

The earthquake that rocked Samoa at 0648 local time measured 8.3-magnitude on the Richter scale and subsequently generated a killer ... Read More

Samoan airline suspends operations
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Samoan airline suspends operations

editor editor- September 23, 2009

WELLINGTON - The Samoan airline, South Pacific Express, or SPEX, has suspended flight operations. Read More

Fight over driving side switch brewing in Samoa
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Fight over driving side switch brewing in Samoa

editor editor- August 30, 2009

APIA – The small Pacific island country of Samoa is suffering a case of national road rage over government plans ... Read More

Many Australians and New Zealanders no longer want to visit Fiji
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Many Australians and New Zealanders no longer want to visit Fiji

editor editor- July 27, 2009

Australian tourists are picking lesser-known Pacific islands for their tropical winter breaks to avoid the political instability in military-led Fiji, ... Read More

Health alert as dengue fever rages in Pacific
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Health alert as dengue fever rages in Pacific

editor editor- October 28, 2008

Dengue fever is scorching through the Pacific Islands, with Fiji reporting nearly 2000 cases and American Samoa reporting a year's ... Read More