Honolulu — american samoa residents living in utah filed a lawsuit tuesday in a second attempt to gain citizenship status for residents of the us territory in the south pacific lead plaintiff john fitisemanu, and others born in american samoa, are petitioning us courts for citizenship under the 14th. The national park of american samoa welcomes you into the heart of the south pacific, to a world of sights, sounds, and experiences that you will find in no other national park in the united states enjoy this unique national park and the welcoming people of american samoa we are here to protect its rich. American samoa is a group of islands in the south pacific ocean that lie about halfway between hawaii and new zealand and about 100km east of the island country of samoa, which is part of the same archipelago, ethnicity and culture american samoa is an unincorporated territory of the united states of america. Nca facilities va central office listing vet centers ptsd program locator sud program locator gravesite locator new window facilities by state interactive us map facility listing veterans crisis line badge my healthevet badge va » locations » veterans health administration » american samoa. American samoa community college in american samoa. Despite paying federal taxes, american samoans are not us citizens a lawsuit recently filed in utah seeks to change that.
Information on american samoa — geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities. General information vaccine recommendations other risks important news outbreaks an introduction to american samoa capital city: fagatogo official languages: english, samoan monetary unit: dollar (us$) home country information american samoa. American samoa, officially territory of american samoa, unincorporated territory of the united states consisting of the eastern part of the samoan archipelago, located in the south-central pacific ocean it lies about 1,600 miles (2,600 km) northeast of new zealand and 2,200 miles (3,500 km) southwest of the us state of.
What time is it in american samoa now map of american samoa, time zone names and time in the largest cities. The official website of the american samoa visitors bureau. The american samoa observatory (smo) is located in the middle of the south pacific, about midway between hawaii and new zealand it is characterized by year-round warmth and humidity, lush green mountains, and strong samoan culture the observatory is situated on the northeastern tip of tutuila island, american. Welcome to the american samoa government website this website fulfills one of our objectives to be transparent by providing information on the work the american samoa government is doing for the people of american samoa it is important that the public is informed on how their funds have been spent and what public.
People born in american samoa are labeled us nationals they cannot vote, run for office, and apply for certain government jobs, among other restrictions. Information act electronic reading room kent center occasional papers intelligence literature reports related links video center home library publications resources the world factbook please select a country to view, world afghanistan akrotiri albania algeria american samoa andorra angola.
Talofa and welcome to the official website of the election office for the territory of american samoa this website is part of the election office's efforts to make the election process even more accessible by the public qualifications of candidates , nomination process, filing of candidacy, campaign contributions and spending. The polynesians first settled american samoa and its small group of islands some 3,000 years ago in 1722 they were discovered by jacob roggeveen, a dutch explorer in 1900 it became an unorganized us territory, and in fact, it's today the only us territory located south of the equator while there is a strong american.
A tropical storm warning, in addition to a flash flood watch and high surf warning, remains in effect for all of american samoa, according to weather officials, as tropical cyclone gita approaches tutuila this weekend at 9:30 am saturday in samoa, satellite analysis from honolulu found the center of.
If you can imagine one last authentic, tropical escape left in us territory, it would be american samoa about halfway between hawaii and new zealand in the heart of polynesia, american samoa is truly off the beaten path ninety percent of its incredible volcanic peaks, thick rainforests and pristine coral reefs remain virgin. American samoa, a group of six tiny, picturesque islands, comprising the eastern part of the samoan archipelago, and inhabited by nearly nine thousand polynesian natives, has been under the american flag for twenty-eight years yet congress has never specifically extended the sovereignty of the united states over. Easy to remember url: 'countrycodeorg/americansamoa' for american samoa country code 1-684 country codes as and american samoa phone number. Travel guide for american samoa, including hotels, restaurants, transportation, activities, maps, events and general information.