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This follows posts on facebook claiming the Bank's board had been freezing interest payments on loans for a select group which includes the Bank's board members, bank employees and their relatives.
The problem for Hawaiian airlines began when the carrier discovered it was burning through more fuel than anticipated on its route between Honolulu and the small Pacific island territory of American Samoa, according to reporting by the Associated Press.

A private company Samoa submarine Cable Company Limited and Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks have signed a contract to roll out a new submarine cable system named Tui-Samoa Cable. The undersea cable will span more than 1,470 km, providing ...
The chief operating officer (COO) of Tri Marine International, which plans to stop operations in its American Samoa plant in December, said the overcapacity in tuna fishing and processing is damaging to the US territory, reports The Samoa News. "The ...
Samoa's Attorney General and acting Director of National Prosecution Office, Lemalu Herman Retzlaff, has selected an independent New Zealand based prosecutor, Paul Dacre QC for the prosecution.
Who that lawyer will be is not known and the hearing is postponed until November 11th. RNZ International Samoa correspondent Autagavaia Tipi Autagavaia said it is understood an overseas lawyer has already been arranged by the National Prosecution ...

McGrath was sacked by Samoa in September, despite an independent review which said he exceeded his contract stipulations in improving the team's international standing, and recommended he continue as coach.
Tri Marine International, parent company of Samoa Tuna Processors, is working with American Samoa government officials to determine what else can be done to mitigate any negative economic impacts from its reduced operations.
Hawaiian airlines has stopped letting passengers pick their seats when booking flights between Honolulu and American Samoa, citing safety reasons.
The co-ordinator of Samoa First Union says the shut down one of the country's biggest private employers may be a good opportunity for the government to look at redundancy provisions in employment legislation.
The Americas-Pacific Rugby Challenge has wrapped up with Samoa A defeating Canada A by 27 points to 22 to claim third place overall.
The sizzling Jess Impiazzi who is on a trip with her boyfriend across New Zealand and Australia set the mercury soaring with her recent snaps on Instagram.
Controversy has surrounded Seth Rollins, and sadly, he has heard more criticism than overall praise since WrestleMania 31. That night in Santa Clara, California, he cashed in his money in the Bank briefcase against Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns to ...
Employees of Samoa Tuna Processors (STP) are learning today that its canning operations are shutting down indefinitely on December 11th because of ...
HONOLULU - Hawaiian airlines executives had a dilemma: Their planes were burning more fuel than projected on their regular 2,600-mile route between Honolulu and American Samoa. Various factors for increased fuel use, like winds, were ruled out.
Auckland -- Samoa's largest private employer, Yazaki EDS Samoa, has sent shockwaves through the country by announcing it was pulling out next year.
In this photo taken Nov. 28, 2014, construction on a new unloading dock is underway at Tri Marine International's Samoa Tuna Processors Inc., plant under construction in the U.S. territory of American Samoa. In a statement, Tri Marine says it will end ...

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Tonight's episode of NXT saw SAnitY (now revealed to include Alexander Wolfe & Sawyer Fulton), and TM61 advance in the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic.
American Samoa's Attorney General says there's little involvement from the territory's authorities regarding negotiations for the extradition of murder suspect Dean Jay Fletcher to Tonga.
The chairman of the Trump Campaign in American Samoa, John Raynar, said the local party and Trump campaign do not condone the language used but are pleased he offered an unqualified apology during his debate with the Democratic candidate Hillary ...
Yazaki Samoa, which employs 740 workers, said it would be closing before the end of 2017. Yazaki general manager, Funefe'ai Oliva Vaai, said a final package would be paid out to employees when the closure happens.
Sir Gordon Tietjens is set to confirm he will lead Samoa's sevens programme, a coup for the Pacific Island nation after the hugely successful coach parted ways with New Zealand Rugby following the Olympics.
Questioning from a judge has revealed that inmates at a jail in American Samoa get to use the mobile phones of guards. no caption.
Tiny Pacific nation loses 740 jobs as parts maker Yazaki announces closure after Ford ceased production in Australia, with Holden and Toyota to follow.
In September leaders from Pacific Island nations came together in Honolulu as part of the 2016 International Union for conservation of Nature World conservation Congress to share their long-term plans and ideas for renewable energy in the Pacific ...
The renewable energy project manager for the American Samoa Power Authority, Mike Langier, says the Ta'u solar project will supply 1.4 megawatts of power.
Substandard facilities and medical cover in Tonga and Samoa have caused the Welsh Rugby Union to reconsider the destinations of their summer tour next ...
Ms Liu was suspended by cabinet on Thursday, and on Friday, the government announced that the attorney general had assumed the duties of the director of public prosecutions.
WWE NXT star Samoa Joe made a big debut last summer when he got into Kevin Owens' face right around the time Owens was heading to the main roster.
On a muggy day at Samoa's Maninoa Beach, tired competitors in an ocean canoeing regatta take a break to let the kids expend some energy.
An American man charged with murder in Tonga, who fled the country on a yacht last week, has been denied bail in an American Samoa court. Dean Jay Fletcher, a United States citizen, was being held on Vava'u after he was charged with the murder of his ...
She said the company weighed passengers as part of a six-month survey from February to August of this year, and a result, seats on Hawaiian flights to American Samoa are now assigned at the airport, instead of being available to pre-select online, to ...
Huge crowds are expected in Apia for the first test ever in Samoa this weekend between Toa Samoa and Fiji Bati. The game marks 30 years of rugby league in Samoa and will be the first time the national team has clashed with their rivals since they were ...
Our correspondent in Samoa, Autagavaia Tipi Autagavaia, says the government has appointed a three-member tribunal, "To investigate and to look into this friction between the National Prosecution Office and the Attorney General, and also to look into ...
The highly successful Pacific Outreach Program is influencing the lives of children across PNG, Fiji, Samoa and Tonga through the teaching of respect, inclusion and importance of education and health.
scientists in Samoa have issued a dire warning about the fate of the national bird, which features on the country's bank notes and coins.
A pair of American Samoan businessmen have complained to the United States transport regulator over their claims that they had to be weighed before joining their flights from Honolulu.
A group in Samoa says new work it's doing is helping to empower women married into other villages and who are the main sufferers of domestic abuse.
businesses in Samoa are looking to strengthen ties with partners in Thailand and are hoping to benefit from training and development opportunities.
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The board of the Territorial Bank of American Samoa has assured the public that the bank will be insured for any failures or crimes.
FORBES junior Charlie Staines will fly out for Samoa on Saturday as part of the NSW Country under 16s side. Staines has been electric at fullback throughout the 2016 season, and after starring for Group 11, was hand picked to play fullback for Western ...
Update: 6:54PM THE new High Commissioner of the Independent State of Samoa to Fiji, Dr Kilifoti Etueuati today presented his credentials to the President Major General (Ret'd) Jioji Konousi Konrote at the State House in Suva.
The plane: Boeing 777. The same Boeing 777 that dumped a full load of fuel, turned back to Auckland, and got its hydraulics fixed before setting off for Samoa again. Class: Fenced in by two lovely, but large and lounging elderly men, in cattle class ...
The 34 American Samoa victims of the 2009 earthquake and tsunami which hit on September 29 were remembered at a memorial service at the weekend.
Mr Montenegro's sacking came just a week after Mr Espinosa and representatives of ATH, the Fijian company that's offered to buy BlueSky, met with American Samoa government officials and the management of BlueSky. Our correspondent reports that Mr ...
Fiji have named a team stacked with NRL talent to face Toa Samoa on Saturday, October 8 in Samoa. Wests Tigers speedster Kevin Naiqama, Roosters forwards Kane Evans and Eloni Vunakece, Panthers centre Waqa Blake, Manly hooker Apoisai Koroisau ...
This was the second time in the past year StarKist Samoa had temporarily shut down due to fish supply issues. StarKist spokesperson Michelle Faist said fewer deliveries of fish were now being made to American Samoa as a result of the closure of the ...






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