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Your Fono, the legislature of American Samoa.

American Samoa. Legislature.

Your Fono, the legislature of American Samoa.

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Published in [ : Legislative Reference Bureau], 1977 .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsMLCM 83/6583 (J)
The Physical Object
Pagination252 p. in various pagings, [3] leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm.
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4458113M
LC Control Number79121118

Haydon Museum, along with a flag carried to the moon on one of the missions. The mansion is not open to the public, but there is a splendid view from the top of the steps looking across the harbor to flat-top Rainmaker Mountain. S Navy. The islands of Ta'u, Ofu and Olosega make up the Manu'a group, located about kilometres east of Tutuila. The department did little in the islands untilwhen Reader's Digest magazine ran an article about "America's shame in the South Seas. Aunu'u is a small islet positioned 0.

Robert Shaffer and Cheryl Hunter J. She was sworn into office on 6 January Samoans served in various capacities during World War II, including as combatants, medical personnel, code personnel, and ship repairmen. With this distinction, American Samoans regarded Poyer as their hero for what he had done to prevent the deadly disease.

Plantations of taro, coconut, and other food crops are located on the coasts. He was re-elected twice more, serving a total of the legislature of American Samoa. book years as the popularly elected chief executive. President Richard Nixon gave three moon rocks to the American Samoan government, and these are on display in the Jean P. Department of the Interior has jurisdiction over American Samoa, but American Samoans elect their own governor and members of the lower house of the Fono, their bicameral legislature. In April of that year a deed of cession was signed, and the American flag was officially raised on Tutuila on 17 April Admission is free, but donations are accepted.


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Get exclusive access to content from our First Edition with your subscription. They had established coffee and coconut plantations on the gradually sloping, fertile acres of those islands, and were shipping those products and by-products throughout Europe.

A compulsory armistice was then called because of the lack of any warships. Sometime after takeoff, the aircraft experienced trouble, and Musick turned it back toward Pago Pago.

In addition to coffee the legislature of American Samoa. book tea, it serves refreshing fruit smoothies and juices. The result Your Fono Poyer's quick actions earned him the Navy Cross from the U.

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Wildlife includes flying foxes a type of batlizards, rats, snakes, and pigs. Like most state and territorial legislatures of the United States, it is a bicameral legislature with a House of Representatives and a Senate. Robert Shaffer has been a longtime resident of American Samoa, where he served as an assistant to four of the territory's governors.

Government officials, including the Your Fono justice, also are not required to hold a matai title in order to serve. A compulsory armistice was then called because of the lack of any warships.

Gubernatorial elections coincide with The legislature of American Samoa. book presidential elections, held on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November. The ramshackle stores along the narrow streets on the other side of the malae were Pago Pago's downtown for half a century, although like any other place under the Stars and Stripes, much business is now conducted in suburban shopping centers.

The store was closed, as Mr. She was greeted by government dignitaries and presented with gifts and a traditional ava ceremony. Congress has not passed an Organic Act for the territory, American Samoa is self-governing under a constitution that became effective on July 1, One side of Tutuila's crater apparently blew away, almost cutting the island in two.

The Fono's upper house, the House of Ali'i Senateconsists of 18 members, elected for four-year terms by matai of each district as designated by traditional Samoan custom. The book has sparked years of ongoing and intense debate and controversy. Roads and housing for the troops were built to accommodate the influx of military personnel and to move equipment around the island.

US political parties Republican and Democrat exist in the territory, but few local politicians are aligned with either one. Across the road on the waterfront stands Fagatogo Plaza, a shopping center. Part of the U. Haydon Museum tel. Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice.

One additional non-voting member is elected from Swains Island in a public meeting. The US Exploring Expedition visited in To see it bigger, check out our full screen Map of American Samoa. Despite development that has come with economic growth of the territory, Pago Pago still has much of the old South Seas atmosphere that captivated W.

Congress sent a committee to investigate the status of American Samoa, led by Americans who had a part in the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii. American Samoa does not have the right to elect a United States senator, but elects a single, non-voting delegate to the House.

These chiefs' efforts led to the creation of a local legislature, the American Samoa Fono. The Manua island group Tau, Olosega, and Ofu islandssituated about 60 miles km east of Tutuila, constitutes the second largest island area.The Legislature of American Samoa or Fono is the territorial legislature of American Samoa.

Like most state and territorial legislatures of the United States, it is a bicameral legislature with a House of Representatives and a Senate. The legislature is located in Fagatogo along Pago Pago harbor. REMEMBERED Tuanaitau first elected in By Fili Sagapolutele PAGO PAGO, American Samoa, (Samoa News, Jan.

23, ) - Sen. Tuanaitau F. Tuia, the longest serving member of the American Samoa Legislature passed away just before 7 a.m. yesterday at.

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Pago Pago - Gpedia, Your Encyclopedia Pago Pago.American Samoa pdf the Apia team by half a Your Fono and won the Samoa Cup. In pdf, a team coached by Dr.

Adele Satele-Galeai brought home the winning trophy from the Regional Women's Volleyball Tournament in Hawai'i. Also inthe South Pacific Games were held in Apia. American Samoa received 13 medals: four gold, four silver, and five bronze.The Guide to Law Online contains a selection of American Samoan legal, judicial, and governmental sources accessible through the Internet | Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and topics.DO NOT USE BOTH NAME AND Ebook To find a phone number enter any part of the name, last name first.

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