Daily Archive: May 9, 2017

May 09 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Basic Food Index April 2017

The Basic Food Index (BFI) for April 2017 is registered at 100.5 points, an increase of 1.1 % from the March index of 99.4 points. To download the full press release, click here.

Other related reports, please see the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for 2016.

The official CPI Quarterly Reports can be found on the DOC website under the Research & Statistics tab, under the category of Reports.

For questions, please contact Chief Statistician Meleisea Vai Filiga at (684) 633-5155 ext. 256 or vai.filiga@doc.as.

Permanent link to this article: http://doc.as.gov/press-release-basic-food-index-april-2017/

May 09 2017

PNRS Board Meeting – May 17, 2017


Project Notification & Review System

Legal Notice


May 17, 2017


Notice is hereby given that the Department of Commerce/American Samoa Coastal Management Program has received a Land Use Permit Application from the following individuals.


  1. Filemu Olive Sagapolu                                                                        17-4707-L

Proposal for construction of a new church hall with utilities                 ‘Ili’ili


  1.          Adrienne Savusa                                                                                  17-4597-LVB

Proposal for repair commercial structure                                               Nu’uuli


  1.           Max Haleck Jr. Dev. Corp  c/o  Justin Pedro                                    17-4687-LVB

Proposal for extension of parking lot                                                     Pago Pago


  1.           Lealofi Fuatagavi                                                                                17-4701-LVB

Proposal for retaining wall and filling                                                    Futiga


  1. Vinnie Jr. Atofau                                                                                 17-4625-LVB

Proposal for new construction with utilities                                          Leone


  1.           Sinalua Levaula                                                                                   17-4706-LVB

Proposal for repair fast food & restaurant                                            ‘Ili’ili


  1. David M. Betham                                                                                17-4708-LVB

                 Proposal for new commercial extension and repair                              Nu’uuli


  1. Rudy Malau’ulu                                                                                   17-4628-LVB

Proposal for repair and extension with utilities                                     Malae’imi


  1. DOE/DPW  c/o  Faleosina Voigt                                                         17-4726-L

                 Proposal for demolition and new construction with utilities                  Aua



Persons interested in or affected by a proposed project, are invited to review the project file and provide comments based on environmental issues, by contacting Aokusotino Mao at 633-5155, at the Department of Commerce in Utulei during regular ASG working hours.  Public comments must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.  Interested individuals are also invited to attend a Public Hearing at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at DOC Conference Room, on the 2nd Floor of the Executive Office Building in Utulei.


O lo’o iai i le Ofisa o Fa’afetauaina ni talosaga mo Pemita e Fa’atagaina ai le Fa’aaogaina o Fanua ma Laueleele e tusa ma ala o le Tulafono.  A iai se tasi e fa’asea pe fia tusia se molimau i ni afaina o le si’osi’omaga pe a galueaina nei galuega, telefoni mai ia Aokusotino Mao i le 633-5155.  E mafai fo’i ona e auai i le fono a le Komiti Fa’afoe ia Me 17, 2017, ile itula e 9 ile taeao.

Permanent link to this article: http://doc.as.gov/pnrs-board-meeting-may-17-2017/