Events

Fautasi Heritage Exhibit

Fautasi being rowed through a bay

When:
Monday through Friday. Walk-in visitors, or group tours available on-request

Where:
Tauese P.F. Sunia Ocean Center

Discover the significance of fautasi (Samoan longboat canoe) as a living maritime cultural heritage in American Samoa. Launched in April 2019, the Fautasi Heritage Exhibit features the largest collection of historic fautasi images, alongside historical content developed as part of an ongoing Maritime Heritage Program initiative.

Fagota Mo Taeao Open Fishing Tournament

fagota mo taeao fishing tournament flyer

When:
November 8 and 9, 2019

Where:
Malaloa Marina

Calling all fishermen and fisherwomen! Join us for this annual two-day open fishing tournament, which aims to promote awareness of sustainable fishing practices in American Samoa. The tournament is organized by the Sanctuary Advisory Council fishing committee. Participants must register in advance. Interested in participating? Email makerita.gebauer@noaa.gov for info.