Samoan Affairs

Samoan Affairs

 

Secretary:
Paramount Chief Satele Galu T. Satele

 

Deputy Secretary:
HTC Tuiagamoa T. Tavai

 

Mission and Vision Statement:
The Department of Local Government, Office of Samoan Affairs is dedicated to promoting peace and harmony within the Territory, and to ensure that the village council actions are not in conflict with the Laws of the Territory. Most importantly, we remain faithfully in preserving, promoting, and enhancing the Samoan Culture and language.

Current and Upcoming Programs and Projects:
The Fale Tele is now being completed by adding awnings to protect the inside of the Fale from the inclement weather. Ther American Samoa Government, Department of Public Works, is doing the work starting May 5, 2013 and should be finished by June 30, 2013.

The construction has been interrupted incessantly toaccommodate the many organizations and department agencies who requested the use of the Fale Tele for cultural events.

The U.S. Department of the Interior has given us a "no cost" extention to June30, 2013 to finish the project and to submit the "close-out" package.  We are "on time" with the required schedule.

Annual Activities Calendar:
Furthermore, respective District Governors from Eastern, Western and Manu'a Districts have planned annual activiites for their district.  In addition, annual activities calendar for the Eastern District is as follows:

June 12, 2013 - Beautification Committee Visitation.

June 21,2013 - General clean-up from Star-Kist to Nuuuli and Utulei Park.  Ava Ceremony will be hosted by Itu'au County following breakfast.

July 17, 2013 - Beautification Committee Visitation.

July 26,2013 - General clean-up from Star-Kist to Nuuuli and Utulei Park.  Ava Ceremony will be hosted by Launiusaelua County following breakfast.

August 14, 2013 - District Governors and Beautification Visitation.

August 30, 2013 - General clean-up from Star-Kist to Nuuuli and Utulei Park.  Ava Ceremony will be hosted by Sua County following breakfast.

September 18, 2013 - Beautification Committee Visitation.

September 27 - General clean-up from Star-Kist to Nuuuli and Utulei Park.  Ava Ceremony will be hosted by Vaifanua County following breakfast.

 

Phone Number:
1 (684) 633-5201
1 (684) 633-5205

Fax Number:
1 (684) 633-5590