Samoa - Level 4: Do Not Travel
Do not travel to Samoa due to COVID-19-related travel restrictions.
Samoa consists of the two large islands of Upolu and Savai’i and seven small islets located about halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand in the Polynesian region of the South Pacific. The main island of Upolu is home to nearly three-quarters of Samoa's population and its capital city of Apia. The country has a stable parliamentary democracy with a developing economy.
United Way of Pierce County is Pleased to Welcome New Board Members
United Way of Pierce County is pleased to welcome five new members to its Board of Directors, David Carlson, DO, Georgia Lomax, Kristie Nockleby, ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Oct 2021 06:00:00 GMT
I changed my name to honour my S?moan ancestors
Throughout my childhood every time I introduced myself, I met with the blades of the English-only Australian ... and spat out by teachers and classmates alike as Maaahzeeyah.
Publ.Date : Thu, 14 Oct 2021 02:17:00 GMT
The Bard could have been writing for Samoans, says Shortland Street actor
David credits his high school English teacher with sparking his interest ... characters speak in metaphors reminded him of his Samoan grandparents who also used metaphors a lot.
Publ.Date : Wed, 22 Sep 2021 17:00:00 GMT
VFW announces student essay contests
The Patriot?s Pen contest is open to sixth- through eighth-grade students enrolled in a public or private school as of Oct. 1 in Hawaii and American Samoa ... typed in English with no color ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 23 Sep 2021 03:05:00 GMT
Adventures in paradise
I first met Jim Greene when I was working on an obituary last summer for Ovid Ward, the Edgartown painter, sculptor, and boat designer. Jim and Ovid were close friends, and the more I talked to him, I ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Oct 2021 09:47:00 GMT
Culture and Language Development
To register your interest please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details of the course you are teaching. As children are learning ... Focusing in particular on the experiences of children in ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 10 Sep 2021 23:48:00 GMT
Samoa Returns to Community-based Approach to Contain Rise of Non-Communicable Diseases
These nutrition and physical activity sessions adopted a whole of community approach, going beyond the classroom to involve parents, teachers and other students. "Rollout of PEN Fa?a Samoa to all ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 09 Jun 2021 23:16:00 GMT
Samoa: An anti-vaccine epidemic
Samoa has arrested an anti-vaccine campaigner after he reportedly ignored a written warning to stop his activities. The island nation is in the grip of a deadly measles epidemic that has killed ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:29:00 GMT
Trilingual song encourages Kiwis to rise up and unite
The band believes Rise Up is one of the only songs to be released in New Zealand that featured English, M?ori and Samoan equally in the one song. Founding member Tana Tupai of Island Bay said it ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:59:00 GMT
Genetic study reveals how ancient seafarers settled vast Polynesia
A genetic study published on Wednesday has deciphered the timing and sequence of this settlement of an area spanning about a third of Earth's surface, with Samoa as the starting point while Rapa ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 23 Sep 2021 12:27:00 GMT
The Latest: American Samoa reports first case of coronavirus
PAGO PAGO, AMERICAN SAMOA -- American Samoa reported its first case of coronavirus on Friday. The U.S. territory?s acting governor and health officials said the islands? first case of COVID-19 ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 17 Sep 2021 15:03:00 GMT
American Samoa reports first case of COVID-19
The American Samoa reported its first case of COVID-19 on Friday. The territory's Department of Health confirmed the positive case among 43 travelers who were quarantined at a hotel, according to ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 17 Sep 2021 19:58:00 GMT