Do you know how they made the ava (kava) back in the day? I’m talking over 100 years ago… Well, the taupou in the village would break off pieces of the ava root, chew them into a pulp, then spit all that good stuff into the tanoa (that’s one of these things), where it would … Continue reading Book Review: The Story of Lauli’i, A Daughter of Samoa
We’re learning more today about the beautiful Mz eE[N]Aa. I’ve known her for a little while now in the ville; she’s the lady with the appreciative words for the lyrical work of our scribes, the witty comebacks for them cheeky boys in chat, and the deep thoughts in our forums about life and relationships. What … Continue reading eE[N]Aa ‘ea
Yesterday was Fathers’ Day in Australia and New Zealand. To celebrate, we put together this collage of old school photos from the Samoana Newspaper. It’s all men in here! All these images are from before 2006, and span right back to the very early 80s. Do you see anyone you recognize? Take a closer look … Continue reading A Samoana Father’s Day
What about, one of your worst on air moment?
Well, not really, I guess everything is all good, if there was anything bad it would have been when I first started, I always did things by the book and then there was this bad caller who had called in and wanted a song, I couldn’t play his request and he started giving me attitude.
What do you mean?
Well, he was just being an egg I guess, it was all these swear words and him having this whole gangster type attitude. So I played that Three Doors Down song “Loser” and I told him “this one is dedicated to you”…
RUMORED TO BE SAMOAN
* Tia Carrere – (Actress, Wayne’s World 2 – True Lies) She was born and raised in Hawaii and is actually of Filipino descent. However her parents both lived in Samoa for some time before moving back to Hawaii.
* Wesley Snipes (actor, Blade I II Trinity) – Yeah..this is just a rumor. He is actually African American and born in the United States of America to a teacher aide mother and an aircraft engineer father…